Affinity Bloc:  Southeast Asian Peoples What is an Affinity Bloc?

Population

234,833,000

Number of People Clusters

14

People Groups (by Country)

613

Unreached People Groups

433 (71 %)

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People Cluster Population Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed * 
Bouyei 3,446,000 6 6 100.0 % 3,446,000 100.0 %    Ethnic Religions 0.68 % 0.16 % 69
Cham 1,629,000 19 11 57.9 % 505,000 31.0 %    Ethnic Religions 33.26 % 21.99 % 10
Kadai 122,000 8 8 100.0 % 122,000 100.0 %    Ethnic Religions 0.83 % 0.79 % 2
Lao 3,979,000 17 14 82.4 % 3,945,000 99.1 %    Buddhism 3.38 % 1.83 % 79
Li 1,962,000 6 6 100.0 % 1,962,000 100.0 %    Ethnic Religions 0.51 % 0.37 % 39
Miao / Hmong 12,637,000 71 44 62.0 % 8,459,000 66.9 %    Ethnic Religions 11.18 % 7.74 % 169
Mon-Khmer 27,440,000 217 140 64.5 % 24,091,000 87.8 %    Buddhism 5.05 % 2.95 % 482
Shan 4,683,000 6 5 83.3 % 4,677,000 99.9 %    Buddhism 0.91 % 0.80 % 94
Southeast Asian, other 1,805,000 26 8 30.8 % 133,000 7.4 %    Christianity 37.96 % 6.51 % 3
Tai 8,589,000 88 79 89.8 % 7,982,000 92.9 %    Ethnic Religions 0.98 % 0.50 % 160
Thai 56,418,000 44 44 100.0 % 56,418,000 100.0 %    Buddhism 0.40 % 0.25 % 1,128
Vietnamese 85,714,000 35 3 8.6 % 852,000 1.0 %    Buddhism 9.38 % 1.41 % 17
Yao-Mien 6,514,000 39 35 89.7 % 6,182,000 94.9 %    Ethnic Religions 0.70 % 0.28 % 124
Zhuang 19,894,000 31 30 96.8 % 19,894,000 100.0 %    Ethnic Religions 0.87 % 0.56 % 398
Totals:  14 People Clusters 234,833,000 613 433 70.6 % 138,670,000 59.1 %    9       2,996
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