• PEOPLE NAME: MIN NAN-SPEAKING HAN CHINESE OF MALAYSIA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Min Nan Chinese - (nan)

Alternate Name(s): Hokkien

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Argentina; Canada; Chile; China; Costa Rica; Japan; Peru; Philippines; Singapore; Taiwan; United States

Population: 2,055,000

Global Population: 58,262,500


PEID: 46598

ROP: 102140

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Min Nan-speaking Han Chinese of Malaysia, numbering 2,055,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 58,262,500 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Min Nan Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Min Nan-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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