• PEOPLE CLUSTER: VIETNAMESE


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 22

Population: 81,257,375

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 80,720,475

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 34,975

Number of countries: 21


Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

Overview: Within Vietnam they are officially known as 'Kinh', but around the world they are better known simply as Vietnamese. Originating in what is now southern China and northern Vietnam, the Vietnamese people occupy the entire eastern seacoast of the Indochinese Peninsula. Ethnic Vietnamese predominantly speak the Vietnamese language and practice the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism.

Peoples within this cluster: Jing; Kinh; Vietnamese, generic

Countries where they are found: Australia; Cambodia; Canada; China; Czechia; France; Germany; Laos; Malaysia; Martinique; Netherlands; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Russia; Taiwan; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Vietnam


People groups: 22

Population: 81,257,375

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 80,720,475

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 34,975

Number of countries: 21