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PEID: 46593

ROP: 103699

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Min Nan Chinese - (nan)

Alternate Name(s): Teochew

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Singapore; United States

Population: 605,000

Global Population: 1,211,500

PEID: 46593

ROP: 103699

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Han Chinese (Teochew) of Malaysia, numbering 605,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,211,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Min Nan Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Han Chinese (Teochew) is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.

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