Isan, Northeastern Thai in New Zealand





Largest Religion

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People Name General Isan, Northeastern Thai
People Name in Country Isan, Northeastern Thai
Population in New Zealand 7,900
World Population 17,918,000
Countries 6
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Esan, Esarn, Isaan, Isan, Issan, Khon Tai, Lao Isan, Northeastern Tai, Northeastern Thai, Siamese, Tai Isan, Thai-Khorat
Affinity Bloc Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster Thai
People Name General Isan, Northeastern Thai
Ethnic Code MSY49b
Country New Zealand
Region South Pacific
Continent Oceania
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northeast; 17 provinces. Kalerng in Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom.   Source: Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Thai, Northeastern (7,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Thai, Northeastern 7,900
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2013)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video Isaan Language Film
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Thai, Northeastern
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Scripture Isan Bible Online

Major Religion Percent
95.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
0.80 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
4.20 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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