• PEOPLE NAME: GELAO OF CHINA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Miao / Hmong

Language: White Gelao - (giw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: China

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Population: 2,400

Global Population: 2,400


PEID: 6741

ROP: 103287

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Gelao of China, numbering 2,400, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Miao / Hmong people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is White Gelao. The primary religion practiced by the Gelao is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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