• PEOPLE NAME: YAKUT OF CHINA

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PEID: 7437

ROP: 114361

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Yakut - (sah)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

Also found in: Russia

Population: 2,600

Global Population: 480,600


PEID: 7437

ROP: 114361

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Yakut of China, numbering 2,600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 480,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yakut. The primary religion practiced by the Yakut is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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