Nisu, Northwestern in China

Joshua Project has identified the Nisu, Northwestern only in China





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People Name General Nisu, Northwestern (Nee-soo,)
People Name in Country Nisu, Northwestern
Population in China 26,000
World Population 26,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General Nisu, Northwestern (Nee-soo,)
Ethnic Code MSY50
People ID 20578
Country China
Region Northeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Northwest Yunnan Province, Dali Bai autonomous prefecture, Yangbi county, Fuheng district; Yunlong county, Tuanjie Yi district; Yongping county, Beidou Yi district..   Source:  Ethnologue 17th Edition

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Nisu, Northwestern (26,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nisu, Northwestern 26,000
For Primary Language: Nisu, Northwestern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
1.00 %
Ethnic Religions
90.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
9.00 %
Other / Small
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Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
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0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
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Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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