PEID: 47616

ROP: 100185

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Hani

Language: Hani - (hni)

Alternate Name(s): Akha Aini, Hani Aini

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

Also found in: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

Population: 303,000

Global Population: 701,200

PEID: 47616

ROP: 100185

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Akha of China, numbering 303,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Hani people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 701,200 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Hani. The primary religion practiced by the Akha is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.

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