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PEID: 7433

ROP: 114356

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Altaic

Language: Xibe - (sjo)

Alternate Name(s): Xinjiang Xibe

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

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Population: 35,500

Global Population: 35,500

PEID: 7433

ROP: 114356

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Western Xibe of China, numbering 35,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Altaic people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Xibe. The primary religion practiced by the Western Xibe is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.

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