• PEOPLE NAME: UZBEKS OF CHINA

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Uzbek

Language: Northern Uzbek - (uzn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: China

Also found in: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan

Population: 19,500

Global Population: 25,411,500


PEID: 7419

ROP: 107469

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Uzbeks of China, numbering 19,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Uzbek people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 25,411,500 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Northern Uzbek. The primary religion practiced by the Uzbeks is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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