• PEOPLE NAME: HAN CHINESE (CANTONESE) OF REUNION

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Yue Chinese - (yue)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: Reunion

Also found in: Argentina; Belgium; Brunei; Canada; Chile; China; Curacao; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Laos; Malaysia; Mauritius; Panama; Peru; Singapore; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela; Vietnam; Zimbabwe

Population: 30,500

Global Population: 70,614,400


PEID: 15468

ROP: 103701

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Han Chinese (Cantonese) of Reunion, numbering 30,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 70,614,400 in 25 countries. Their primary language is Yue Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Han Chinese (Cantonese) is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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