Yoy people

Yoy people

ethnic group

popplace=Thailand, Laos, Vietnam
rels=Theravada Buddhism
langs=Thai, Lao
The Yoy people are an ethnic group in Southeast Asia.

Other names and spellings

*Tai Jo
*Tai Yo
*Tai Yoi
*Tai Yoy
*Lao Yuai


The Yoy are a Tai ethnic group.

Geographic Distribution

*Population of 1,300 in Khammouan Province of Laos
*Population of 6,000 in Thailand
*Population of 800 in Vietnam


*Theravada Buddhism (with Animism influence)

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