• PEOPLE NAME: WU-SPEAKING HAN CHINESE OF JAPAN

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Wu Chinese - (wuu)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: Japan

Also found in: Canada; China; United States

Population: 2,500

Global Population: 90,448,000


PEID: 7556

ROP: 102143

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Wu-speaking Han Chinese of Japan, numbering 2,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 90,448,000 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Wu Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Wu-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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