Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: - (khb)

Alternate Name(s): Shan Sub-cluster, Tai Lu, Lue

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: China; Laos; Thailand; United States; Vietnam

Population: 322,000

Global Population: 1,221,700

PEID: 9471

ROP: 114183

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Tai Lu of Myanmar, numbering 322,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,221,700 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Lü. The primary religion practiced by the Tai Lu is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available