• PEOPLE NAME: HUI OF MALAYSIA

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PEID: 20237

ROP: 103896

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese-Hui

Language: Mandarin Chinese - (cmn)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Malaysia

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

Population: 16,500

Global Population: 12,625,200


PEID: 20237

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 Malaysia, numbering 16,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Chinese-Hui people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,625,200 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Mandarin Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Hui is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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