• PEOPLE NAME: CANTONESE-SPEAKING HAN CHINESE OF CANADA

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PEID: 47426

ROP: 103701

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Yue Chinese - (yue)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: Canada

Also found in: Argentina; Belgium; Brunei; Chile; China; Curacao; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Japan; Laos; Malaysia; Mauritius; Panama; Peru; Reunion; Singapore; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela; Vietnam; Zimbabwe

Population: 311,000

Global Population: 68,951,025


PEID: 47426

ROP: 103701

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Cantonese-speaking Han Chinese of Canada, numbering 311,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 68,951,025 in 27 countries. Their primary language is Yue Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Cantonese-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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