• PEOPLE NAME: RED KAREN OF THAILAND

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PEID: 10911

ROP: 108337

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Karen

Language: Eastern Kayah - (eky)

Alternate Name(s): Eastern Kayah

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Thailand

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Population: 117,000

Global Population: 117,000


PEID: 10911

ROP: 108337

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Red Karen of Thailand, numbering 117,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Karen people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Thailand. Their primary language is Eastern Kayah. The primary religion practiced by the Red Karen is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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