• PEOPLE CLUSTER: CHINESE-HUI

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By Leslie D. Montano

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 15

Population: 13,581,100

Unreached people groups: 15

UPG population: 13,581,100

Unengaged UPGs: 8

UUPG population: 295,600

Number of countries: 10


Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

Overview: The Hui are descendants of soldiers and traders, first Arab and then Persian, who settled in China after the eastward advance of the Muslim armies died out in the northwest quadrant of the country. They intermarried with the Chinese but retained their Muslim faith. Today, these Chinese Muslims are scattered all over China.

  -- Patrick Johnstone, The Future of the Global Church, p. 184

Peoples within this cluster: Bonan; Dongxiang; Dungan; Hui; Keji; Salar; Utsat

Countries where they are found: China; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Taiwan; Thailand; United States; Uzbekistan


People groups: 15

Population: 13,581,100

Unreached people groups: 15

UPG population: 13,581,100

Unengaged UPGs: 8

UUPG population: 295,600

Number of countries: 10