• PEOPLE NAME: BELA OF CHINA


PEID: 6684

ROP: 101217

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Pela - (bxd)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: China

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Population: 4,600

Global Population: 4,600


PEID: 6684

ROP: 101217

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Bela of China, numbering 4,600, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Pela. The primary religion practiced by the Bela is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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