Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Thai

Language: Northeastern Thai - (tts)

Alternate Name(s): Northeastern Thai

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Thailand

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Population: 19,630,000

Global Population: 19,630,000

PEID: 10862

ROP: 109994

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Isaan of Thailand, numbering 19,630,000, 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 Northeastern Thai. The primary religion practiced by the Isaan is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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