• PEOPLE NAME: TEOCHEW-SPEAKING HAN CHINESE OF MALAYSIA

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PEID: 46593

ROP: 103699

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Min Nan Chinese - (nan)

Alternate Name(s): Teochew

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Singapore; United States

Population: 550,000

Global Population: 1,085,000


PEID: 46593

ROP: 103699

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Teochew-speaking Han Chinese of Malaysia, numbering 550,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,085,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Min Nan Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Teochew-speaking Han Chinese is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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