Han Chinese, Wu in New Zealand





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People Name General Han Chinese, Wu (Woo)
People Name in Country Han Chinese, Wu
Population in New Zealand 23,000
World Population 91,909,000
Countries 7
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Han Chinese, Haw, Ho Yunannese, Hor, Khach, Shanghai, Shanghai Chinese, Shanghainese, Tau, Wenchow, Wu
Affinity Bloc East Asian Peoples
People Cluster Chinese
People Name General Han Chinese, Wu (Woo)
Ethnic Code MSY42a
Country New Zealand
Region South Pacific
Continent Oceania
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country The 1987 China Language Atlas listed 70.1 million speakers of the Wu Chinese language. Wu is spoken over a widespread area of 137,500 square kilometers (53,600 sq. mi.) in six provinces of eastern China. The majority are located in Zhejiang Province (43 million by the year 2000), southern Jiangsu Province (19.3 million), and the city of Shanghai (13.9 million). Smaller numbers are also located in Jiangxi, northern Fujian, and southern Anhui provinces..   Source: Operation China, 2000

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chinese, Wu (22,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chinese, Wu 22,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1847-1908)
New Testament Yes   (1868-1908)
Complete Bible Yes   (1908-1914)
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Chinese, Wu
General Four Spiritual Laws
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language

Major Religion Percent
12.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.70 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
33.00 %
0.00 %
2.00 %
45.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
52.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
28.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Photo Source: Operation China, Paul Hattaway   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
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