Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Nyaw - (nyw)

Alternate Name(s): Nyaw

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Laos

Also found in: Thailand

Population: 20,500

Global Population: 113,000

PEID: 20952

ROP: 111248

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Tai Nyo of Laos, numbering 20,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 113,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nyaw. The primary religion practiced by the Tai Nyo 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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