• PEOPLE NAME: MARU OF CHINA

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Maru - (mhx)

Alternate Name(s): Lhao Vo

Primary Religion: Christianity - Protestant

Country: China

Also found in: Myanmar

Population: 29,000

Global Population: 179,000


PEID: 7279

ROP: 106361

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Maru of China, numbering 29,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 179,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Maru. The primary religion practiced by the Maru is Protestant Christianity.


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