• PEOPLE NAME: YOUNUO (RED YAO) OF CHINA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Yao-Mien

Language: Younuo Bunu - (buh)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: China

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Population: 26,000

Global Population: 26,000


PEID: 23114

ROP: 114368

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Younuo (Red Yao) of China, numbering 26,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Yao-Mien people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Younuo Bunu. The primary religion practiced by the Younuo (Red Yao) is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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