• PEOPLE NAME: HAKKA-SPEAKING HAN CHINESE OF JAMAICA

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PEID: 16386

ROP: 103691

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Hakka Chinese - (hak)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Jamaica

Also found in: Canada; China; Costa Rica; French Guiana; French Polynesia; Guyana; Malaysia; Mauritius; Peru; Singapore; Suriname; Taiwan; United States

Population: 38,500

Global Population: 41,118,400


PEID: 16386

ROP: 103691

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Hakka-speaking Han Chinese of Jamaica, numbering 38,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 41,118,400 in 14 countries. Their primary language is Hakka Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Hakka-speaking Han Chinese is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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