Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Purik - (prx)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: China

Also found in: India

Population: 800

Global Population: 54,300

PEID: 7356

ROP: 113383

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Purik of China, numbering 800, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 54,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Purik. The primary religion practiced by the Purik is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.

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