Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Thai

Language: Northern Thai - (nod)

Alternate Name(s): Tai Yuan

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Laos

Also found in: Thailand

Population: 41,500

Global Population: 7,201,500

PEID: 20956

ROP: 104960

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Northern Thai of Laos, numbering 41,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Thai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 7,201,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Northern Thai. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Thai is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available