• PEOPLE NAME: THAI OF THAILAND

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Thai

Language: Thai - (tha)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Thailand

Also found in: Australia; Cambodia; Canada; France; Germany; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; United States

Population: 17,250,000

Global Population: 17,677,200


PEID: 10835

ROP: 101940

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Thai of Thailand, numbering 17,250,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Thai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,677,200 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Thai. The primary religion practiced by the Thai is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.


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