• PEOPLE NAME: YA OF CHINA

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PEID: 7436

ROP: 114360

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Tai Ya - (cuu)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

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Population: 66,000

Global Population: 66,000


PEID: 7436

ROP: 114360

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Ya of China, numbering 66,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Tai Ya. The primary religion practiced by the Ya is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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