Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Tai Nüa - (tdd)

Alternate Name(s): Shan Dai, Han Tai

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: China

Also found in: Laos; Myanmar

Population: 196,000

Global Population: 290,500

PEID: 7396

ROP: 109720

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Tai Nua of China, numbering 196,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 290,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Tai Nüa. The primary religion practiced by the Tai Nua is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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