• PEOPLE NAME: HAN CHINESE OF FRENCH POLYNESIA

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PEID: 8246

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: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: French Polynesia

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

Population: 26,500

Global Population: 41,195,400


PEID: 8246

ROP: 103691

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 French Polynesia, numbering 26,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 41,195,400 in 14 countries. Their primary language is Hakka 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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