• PEOPLE NAME: SOUTHERN THAI OF THAILAND

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Thai

Language: Southern Thai - (sou)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Thailand

Also found in:

Population: 7,435,000

Global Population: 7,435,000


PEID: 22380

ROP: 109517

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Southern Thai of Thailand, numbering 7,435,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Thai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Thailand. Their primary language is Southern Thai. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Thai is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.


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