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Tampuan in Cambodia


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
37,000 Tampuan Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.00 % No No   

Tampuan in Cambodia

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Introduction / History
The Tampuan people inhabit the hills of the northeastern corner of Cambodia. They are mostly farmers, living a more-or-less subsistence level lifestyle. Their main crops are rice (grown in swidden fields), various fruit and vegetables; cashews are now becoming a popular cash-crop. They follow an animistic religion, dominated by fear of evil spirits and various sacrifices. Some have become Christians in the last 10 years, although many others professed faith briefly only to fall away. A number of church leaders have benefited from Bible training, however, the few churches remain weak. Except for a few living in villages close to the provincial capital, most Tampuans do not have a good knowledge of Khmer, the national language and find the Khmer Bible hard to understand. Moreover, Tampuans' traditional lifestyle is endangered by rampant land grabbing on the part of lowland Khmer.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2011-06-20
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Country: Cambodia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Ratanakiri province: Sesan river area south to Srepok river.
(Source: Ethnologue 2018)
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People Name in Country: Tampuan
People Name General: Tampuan
Alternate People Names:
CampuonKha Tampuon
ROP3 Code: 109796
Joshua Project People ID: 15239
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 37,000
Population all Countries: 37,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Mon-Khmer
People Name General: Tampuan
Ethnic Code: AUG03z
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Primary Language: Tampuan (37,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tpu    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions96.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian100.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 2008
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Tampuan in Cambodia

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      Tampuan Cambodia    
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