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PEID: 25000

ROP: 103896

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese-Hui

Language: Mandarin Chinese - (cmn)

Alternate Name(s): Panthay, Yunnan Muslims, Chinese Muslims

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Myanmar

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

Population: 143,000

Global Population: 12,656,700

PEID: 25000

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 Myanmar, numbering 143,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Chinese-Hui people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,656,700 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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