• PEOPLE NAME: HAN CHINESE (MIN NAN) OF PHILIPPINES

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese

Language: Min Nan Chinese - (nan)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: Philippines

Also found in: Argentina; Canada; Chile; China; Malaysia; Peru; Singapore; Taiwan; United States

Population: 1,240,000

Global Population: 60,245,000


PEID: 7673

ROP: 102140

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Han Chinese (Min Nan) of Philippines, numbering 1,240,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chinese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 60,245,000 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Min Nan Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Han Chinese (Min Nan) is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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