Laopang in Laos

The Laopang have only been reported in Laos
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Introduction / History

The Laopang are also known as the Lao Loum. They are one of the Lowland Lao groups.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Like many peoples in rural Lao, the Laopang are famous for being friendly and hospitable. Their villages are close-knit. They make their living through agriculture, fishing and weaving goods for sale. Their handicrafts are a big part of their lives; wood carvings, cloth weaving and basket weaving.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Laopang are Theravada Buddhists, though it is influenced by folk religion. There is a small Christian minority among them that can potentially take the light of Christ to their neighbors and families.


What Are Their Needs?

These people need to put their hope and identity in the King of kings and Lord of lords.


Prayer Points

Pray for loving workers to go to the Laopang people, and for their hearts to be ready to receive their savior.

Pray for families of believers loving and serving others to grow reproducing churches.

Pray for a chain reaction of families reaching families that results in thousands of new believers who share their faith with others.

Pray for grace and truth expanding into their entire society as all believers learn to love others.


Scripture Prayers for the Laopang in Laos.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Laopang
People Name in Country Laopang
Pronunciation lao-pung
Alternate Names Laomian; Laopa; Laopin; Panang
Population this Country 14,000
Population all Countries 14,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 12991
ROP3 Code 105645
Country Laos
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 31  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bokeo province.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Laos
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 31  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bokeo province..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
35.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.11 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Laopang (14,000 speakers)
Language Code lbg   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Laopang (14,000 speakers)
Language Code lbg   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Laopang

Primary Language:  Laopang

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name Source
None reported  
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