• PEOPLE NAME: HUI OF CHINA

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By Leslie D. Montano

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PEID: 7206

ROP: 103896

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese-Hui

Language: Mandarin Chinese - (cmn)

Alternate Name(s): Chinese Muslim

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: China

Also found in: Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Taiwan; Thailand; United States

Population: 12,350,000

Global Population: 12,645,200


PEID: 7206

ROP: 103896

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Hui of China, numbering 12,350,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chinese-Hui people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,645,200 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Mandarin Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Hui is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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