• PEOPLE NAME: WA OF CHINA

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Parauk - (prk)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: China

Also found in: Myanmar

Population: 344,000

Global Population: 1,344,000


PEID: 7421

ROP: 110476

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Wa of China, numbering 344,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,344,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Parauk. The primary religion practiced by the Wa is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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