• PEOPLE NAME: NORTHERN DONG OF CHINA

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PEID: 6726

ROP: 114042

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Northern Dong - (doc)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

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Population: 1,465,000

Global Population: 1,465,000


PEID: 6726

ROP: 114042

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Northern Dong of China, numbering 1,465,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Northern Dong. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Dong is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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