• PEOPLE NAME: APU OF CHINA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Sichuan Yi - (iii)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

Also found in:

Population: 3,900

Global Population: 3,900


PEID: 22148

ROP: 113994

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Apu of China, numbering 3,900, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Sichuan Yi. The primary religion practiced by the Apu is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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