• PEOPLE NAME: HAN CHINESE (CANTONESE) OF CHINA

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PEID: 6808

ROP: 103701

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Yue Chinese - (yue)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Daoism / Taoism

Country: China

Also found in: Argentina; Belgium; Brunei; Canada; Chile; Curacao; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Laos; Malaysia; Mauritius; Panama; Peru; Reunion; Singapore; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela; Vietnam; Zimbabwe

Population: 66,200,000

Global Population: 71,273,350


PEID: 6808

ROP: 103701

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Han Chinese (Cantonese) of China, numbering 66,200,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 71,273,350 in 25 countries. Their primary language is Yue Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Han Chinese (Cantonese) is Daoism, one of three major religions with historical roots in China, regarded as part of Chinese folk religion.


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