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PEID: 9129

ROP: 104746

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Eastern Katu - (ktv)

Alternate Name(s): Lao Theung (Upland)

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Laos

Also found in: Vietnam

Population: 28,500

Global Population: 90,000

PEID: 9129

ROP: 104746

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Katu of Laos, numbering 28,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 90,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Katu. The primary religion practiced by the Katu is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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