Lao Lom


Lao Lom

ethnic group
group=Lao Lom


poptime=27,000 (est.)
popplace=Thailand, Laos
rels=Theravada Buddhism
langs=Thai, Lao
related=

The Lao Lom (also called Tai Lom or Tai Loei) are an ethnic group in Thailand and Laos. They should not be confused with the Lao Loum (lowland Lao), who make up approximately 69% of the population of Laos.

Geographic distribution

The Lao Lom have a population of approximately 27,000 spread out over the Loei, Phetchabun and Nong Khai Provinces of Thailand. There are also Lao Lom in the Bokeo Province of Laos.

Culture

The Lao Lom are known for a social way of life.

Religion

*Theravada Buddhism

References

* [http://ora.kku.ac.th/res_kku/Abstract/AbstractView.asp?Qid=139403771 Public Space in Tai-Loei Communities: The Study of Socio-spatial Process]
* [http://www.recoftc.org/site/fileadmin/docs/Events/RRI_Conference/Session_3/Poster_Notes/T._Daovorn_3.4.pdf Impacts of Land and Forestland Allocation Policy on Livelihood in the Lao PDR: A case study of Pha-oudom District, Bokeo Province] ]


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