• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BOUYEI

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People groups: 7

Population: 4,325,500

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 4,325,500

Unengaged UPGs: 4

UUPG population: 83,500

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

Overview: Bouyei is one of 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the government of the People's Republic of China. Most Bouyei live in China's Guizhou province but some also reside in Yunnan and Sichuan provinces and across the border in Vietnam. In spite of the governmental recognition given to the Bouyei, most Bouyei consider themselves to be Zhuang. Aside from the main Bouyei people group, several smaller related groups are assigned to this cluster.

Peoples within this cluster: Ai-Cham; Bouyei; Giay; Rao; Yanghuang

Countries where they are found: China; Laos; Vietnam


People groups: 7

Population: 4,325,500

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 4,325,500

Unengaged UPGs: 4

UUPG population: 83,500

Number of countries: 3