East Asian Peoples



features 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.


People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Population Total
 
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism2,391,070
MongolianMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism13,000
Oirat, Western MongolMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,700
OkinawanJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism14,000
Sino-VietnameseVietnamEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism3,700
TibetanChinaEast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Lamaism10,500
Chinese, Fuzhou Min DongChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana19,000
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana203,000
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,475,000
Hmong, NjuaLaosEast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions110,000
Hmong, WhiteLaosEast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions180,000
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk4,700
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk471,000
Chinese, TeochewMalaysiaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk32,000
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism799,267
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesIslam2,100
Chinese, Shanghainese WuChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesNon-Religious4,500