• PEOPLE NAME: HAN CHINESE OF COSTA RICA

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PEID: 24966

ROP: 115066

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Mandarin Chinese - (cmn)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: Costa Rica

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Population: 10,500

Global Population: 10,500


PEID: 24966

ROP: 115066

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Han Chinese of Costa Rica, numbering 10,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Costa Rica. Their primary language is Mandarin Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the 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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