Southeast Asian Peoples

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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
 
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada172,000
BolovenLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism37,500
YaoChinaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions26,500
MalayMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam13,000
White TaiVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions12,500
Black TaiVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions10,000
Tai LuChinaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions4,600
KhuenLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions3,100
PangasinanPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity2,500
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada1,250
TjamCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions1,100
JavaneseIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam - Sunni925
Bisaya, SabahMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam800
Malay, BruneiBruneiSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam - Sunni700
TayVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions600
AcehIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam - Sunni385
RakhineMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada350
BalineseIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesHinduism150
TokelauanTokelauSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant107
BraoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism100
MonMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada100
RarotonganNew ZealandSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant80
NiueanNiueSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant70
LametLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism30
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana1,737,433
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism450,000
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism225,000
Burmese, BhamaMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada94,000
IndonesianIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam92,269
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic2,940,000
Hawaiian, HawaiiUnited StatesSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity165,000
Filipino, IlocanoPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic93,500
ChamorroMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Roman Catholic92,500
Samoan, AmericanAmerican SamoaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity61,500
GuamianGuamSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity56,500
Iu MienVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions42,000
FijianFijiSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant41,000
Filipino, CebuanoPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic31,500
TonganTongaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity30,000
PolynesianUnited StatesSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity14,000
Karen, SgawMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant12,500
KhmuLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism9,100
PampanganPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity6,800
MicronesianMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Roman Catholic5,900
Karen, PwoMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada5,100
JaraiVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant4,500
MarshalleseMarshall IslandsSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant4,052
PalauUnited StatesSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity2,900
Kachin, JingphoMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,600
Midway IslandersUnited StatesSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity2,600