People Group Strategic Needs
The following pie charts reflect real-time current status of people groups. Hover over the charts/graphs and click on the pop-up window links to learn more about a specific people group.
PG* (People Group) is the largest group through which the gospel can flow without encountering significant barriers of understanding and acceptance.
UPG* (Unreached People Group) is when the percentage of evangelical Christians in the people group is less than 2 percent.
UUPG* (Unengaged Unreached People Group) is Unreached plus there is no intentional church planting strategy being implemented.
|Status||PG Name||Country Of Birth||IMB Affinity Group||Affinity Bloc||Primary Religion||Population Total|
|Tibetan||China||East Asian Peoples||Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples||Buddhism - Lamaism||10,500|
|Hmong, Njua||Laos||East Asian Peoples||Southeast Asian Peoples||Ethnic Religions||110,000|
|Hmong, White||Laos||East Asian Peoples||Southeast Asian Peoples||Ethnic Religions||180,000|
|Chinese, Teochew||Malaysia||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism - Mahayana||32,000|
|Mongolian||Mongolia||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism||13,000|
|Oirat, Western Mongol||Mongolia||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism||1,700|
|Okinawan||Japan||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism||14,000|
|Sino-Vietnamese||Vietnam||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism||3,700|
|Chinese, Hakka||Taiwan||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism - Mahayana||4,700|
|Chinese, Cantonese||Hong Kong||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism - Mahayana||471,000|
|Chinese, Mandarin||China||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism - Mahayana||2,391,070|
|Chinese, Fuzhou Min Dong||China||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism - Mahayana||19,000|
|Chinese, Hokkien||Taiwan||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Buddhism - Mahayana||203,000|
|Chinese, Shanghainese Wu||China||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Non-Religious||6,400|
|Chinese, Hui||China||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Islam||2,100|
|Japanese||Japan||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Ethnic Religions - Shintoism||799,267|
|Korean||South Korea||East Asian Peoples||East Asian Peoples||Christianity - Protestant||1,475,000|