• PEOPLE NAME: HAKKA-SPEAKING HAN CHINESE OF SURINAME

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PEID: 16431

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: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: Suriname

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

Population: 7,900

Global Population: 42,414,700


PEID: 16431

ROP: 103691

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Hakka-speaking Han Chinese of Suriname, numbering 7,900, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 42,414,700 in 13 countries. Their primary language is Hakka Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Hakka-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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