Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Purik - (prx)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: China

Also found in: India

Population: 800

Global Population: 55,300

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 Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 55,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Purik. The primary religion practiced by the Purik is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

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Gospel Recordings: Available

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