• PEOPLE NAME: HUI OF TAIWAN

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By Leslie D. Montano

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PEID: 17642

ROP: 103896

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese-Hui

Language: Mandarin Chinese - (cmn)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Taiwan

Also found in: China; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Thailand; United States

Population: 29,500

Global Population: 12,869,800


PEID: 17642

ROP: 103896

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Hui of Taiwan, numbering 29,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Chinese-Hui people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,869,800 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Mandarin Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Hui is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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