Southeast Asian Peoples



features People Group Strategic Needs

The following pie charts reflect real-time current status of people groups. Hover over the charts/graphs and click on the pop-up window links to learn more about a specific people group.

PG* (People Group) is the largest group through which the gospel can flow without encountering significant barriers of understanding and acceptance.

UPG* (Unreached People Group) is when the percentage of evangelical Christians in the people group is less than 2 percent.

UUPG* (Unengaged Unreached People Group) is Unreached plus there is no intentional church planting strategy being implemented.


People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Population Total
 
LametLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism30
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism450,000
LisuMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,700
Samoan, AmericanAmerican SamoaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity61,500
MalayMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam13,000
MaoriNew ZealandSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant1,000
Bisaya, SabahMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam800
MarquesanFrench PolynesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Roman Catholic420
MarshalleseMarshall IslandsSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant4,052
MelanesianPapua New GuineaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity2,512
BalineseIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesHinduism150
MicronesianMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Roman Catholic5,900
Midway IslandersUnited StatesSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity2,600
MonMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada100
MokileseMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity475
Filipino, BicolanoPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,400
Chin, MaraMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,200
Black TaiVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions10,000
BolovenLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism37,500
BraoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism100
Malay, BruneiBruneiSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam - Sunni700
Burmese, BhamaMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada94,000
Lahu, YellowMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,300
NiueanNiueSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant70
AcehIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam - Sunni385
CarolinianMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Roman Catholic200
NukoroMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant140
Filipino, CebuanoPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic31,500
ChamorroMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Roman Catholic92,500
Chin, FalamMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,100
Chin, HakaMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant150
Chin, TiddimMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant100
PalauUnited StatesSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity2,900
Chin, ZomiMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,750
PampanganPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic6,800
PangasinanPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity2,500
PolynesianSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity860
PonapeanMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity1,700
RakhineMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada350
RarotonganNew ZealandSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant80
FijianFijiSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant41,000
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic2,940,000
French PolynesianFrench PolynesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant1,300
GilberteseSolomon IslandsSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant200
Tai LuChinaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions4,600
GuamianGuamSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity56,500
TayVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions600
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada172,000
TjamCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions1,100
Hawaiian Creole-speakersUnited StatesSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity1,600