Language:  Chinese, Mandarin

Population of Groups Speaking

887,445,000

People Group's Primary Language

152

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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Adu China 8,000 Primary Non-Religious 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chinese, general United Arab Emirates 31,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.00 %
 Chinese, general Algeria 33,000 Primary Non-Religious 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Chinese, general Angola 2,100 Primary Non-Religious 1.05 % 0.70 %
 Chinese, general Argentina 75,000 Primary Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 %
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Primary Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 %
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Primary Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general Bahamas 800 Primary Christianity 55.00 % 6.00 %
 Chinese, general Belize 9,800 Primary Non-Religious 11.00 % 4.50 %
 Chinese, general Bolivia 6,800 Primary Non-Religious 25.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general Bulgaria 1,900 Primary Non-Religious 10.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general Canada 1,121,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general Chad 15,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general Chile 12,000 Primary Buddhism 30.00 % 7.50 %
 Chinese, general Cameroon 2,800 Primary Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general Colombia 11,000 Primary Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
 Chinese, general Costa Rica 37,000 Primary Christianity 30.00 % 1.30 %
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Primary Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general Denmark 11,000 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Chinese, general Dominican Republic 49,000 Primary Non-Religious 15.00 % 7.00 %
 Chinese, general Egypt 6,500 Primary Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general Ethiopia 29,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Chinese, general Czech Republic 3,500 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Chinese, general Micronesia, Federated States 500 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general Ghana 11,000 Primary Non-Religious 7.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general Greece 20,000 Primary Non-Religious 10.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general Hungary 6,500 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Chinese, general Iran 3,200 Primary Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general Kenya 31,000 Primary Non-Religious 4.00 % 1.00 %
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 32,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Chinese, general Lesotho 5,100 Primary Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 6.00 %
 Chinese, general Madagascar 63,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Chinese, general Mongolia 9,200 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general Mauritius 20,000 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.00 %
 Chinese, general South Sudan 2,100 Primary Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 12.00 %
 Chinese, general Portugal 11,000 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Chinese, general Serbia 11,000 Primary Non-Religious 5.00 % 4.00 %
 Chinese, general Romania 10,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general South Africa 5,600 Secondary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Chinese, general Senegal 1,600 Primary Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 11.00 %
 Chinese, general Sudan 6,100 Primary Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 9.00 %
 Chinese, general Tunisia 600 Primary Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinese, general Uganda 16,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 12.00 %
 Chuanqing China 978,000 Primary Buddhism 3.30 % 1.60 %
Creoles, Mauritian Mauritius 987,000 Secondary Hinduism 35.00 % 9.00 %
 Daizhan China 13,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Daur China 193,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 1.20 %
 Daur, Western China 7,300 Secondary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Diao China 2,700 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dong, Northern China 574,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 0.12 % 0.10 %
 Dungan Kazakhstan 43,000 Secondary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Duota China 15,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.52 %
 Eka China 3,300 Secondary Ethnic Religions 0.80 % 0.78 %
 Eurasian China 715,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 9.71 %
 Gaiji China 39,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gaisu, Southern China 47,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.00 %
 Gaisu, Western China 1,200 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gelao China 726,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.09 %
 Gesu China 16,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Aruba 800 Primary Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Australia 259,000 Primary Non-Religious 12.00 % 12.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 36,000 Primary Buddhism 6.90 % 3.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Bangladesh 7,000 Primary Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 986,000 Primary Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Solomon Islands 3,900 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 12,000 Primary Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Cambodia 2,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.40 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Sri Lanka 500 Primary Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin China 839,869,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.60 % 6.90 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Northern Mariana Islands 10,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Cuba 41,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Ecuador 18,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Finland 7,700 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Fiji 5,900 Primary Non-Religious 10.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin France 39,000 Secondary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Guam 1,600 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin China, Hong Kong 66,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 7.50 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Indonesia 1,239,000 Primary Non-Religious 35.00 % 8.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 17,000 Primary Buddhism 3.53 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Italy 223,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Iraq 2,200 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Japan 550,000 Primary Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Korea, North 181,000 Primary Non-Religious 7.92 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Korea, South 194,000 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Kuwait 4,600 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 4.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Kazakhstan 4,100 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Laos 64,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Libya 1,900 Primary Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Martinique 600 Primary Christianity 55.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin China, Macau 34,000 Primary Non-Religious 2.40 % 1.82 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Mongolia 45,000 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Mauritius 1,200 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Mexico 13,000 Secondary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Malaysia 986,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Mozambique 18,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Vanuatu 600 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Nigeria 3,400 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Netherlands 30,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Norway 5,900 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Nicaragua 13,000 Primary Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin New Zealand 51,000 Secondary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Paraguay 11,000 Primary Non-Religious 10.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Papua New Guinea 22,000 Primary Non-Religious 7.00 % 6.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Qatar 800 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Reunion 3,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Philippines 1,100 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 6.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Russia 29,000 Secondary Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Saudi Arabia 128,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Seychelles 500 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,598,000 Primary Buddhism 12.00 % 9.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Spain 170,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Sweden 19,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 6.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Switzerland 9,200 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Turkey 40,000 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Taiwan 4,514,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Tanzania 85,000 Primary Non-Religious 7.00 % 4.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin United Kingdom 125,000 Primary Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Ukraine 2,000 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin United States 1,841,000 Secondary Non-Religious 10.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Uruguay 3,100 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Uzbekistan 1,200 Primary Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Vietnam 850,000 Secondary Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Zambia 33,000 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Zimbabwe 1,500 Primary Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Secondary Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Japan 75,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Pinghua China 2,767,000 Primary Non-Religious 5.00 % 3.60 %
 Han Chinese, Shaojiang China 987,000 Primary Non-Religious 4.30 % 3.70 %
 Han Chinese, Wu China 91,793,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 13.40 % 10.00 %
 Hui Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui China 13,388,000 Primary Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Hui China, Hong Kong 36,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui China, Macau 1,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui Malaysia 14,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui Saudi Arabia 32,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui Thailand 74,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui Taiwan 56,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui, Dungan Singapore 17,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jew, Chinese Taiwan 100 Primary Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Kyakala China 2,900 Primary Non-Religious 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Laba China 293,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.22 %
 Lemo China 2,700 Primary Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Limin China 98,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.15 % 0.13 %
 Linghua China 26,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Liujia China 4,800 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Longjia China 4,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lopi, Shuitian China 19,000 Primary Non-Religious 0.70 % 0.33 %
 Lu, Lu Ren China 6,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Miao, Baishi China 17,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Miao, Enshi China 663,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.06 %
 Michi China 38,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.69 %
 Ming China 15,000 Primary Non-Religious 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mulao Jia China 39,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nanjingren China 159,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 3.50 %
 Pusha China 6,800 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qixingmin China 5,800 Primary Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Samadu, Eastern China 800 Primary Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.63 %
 Samadu, Western China 9,700 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Saman China 3,200 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sanqiao China 6,700 Secondary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 She China 1,045,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.12 %
 Shenzhou China 4,800 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shui, Yunnan China 12,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sino-Native Malaysia 28,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %
 Subei China 2,935,000 Primary Non-Religious 6.50 % 6.00 %
 Tai Lue China 783,000 Secondary Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 %
 Thai, Northeastern, Isan Thailand 17,986,000 Secondary Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 %
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,576,000 Secondary Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Tu China 253,000 Secondary Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Tujia China 9,451,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 1.10 % 1.00 %
 Tushu China 6,500 Secondary Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 7.90 %
 Xialusi China 3,900 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Xibe China 229,000 Primary Non-Religious 0.50 % 0.22 %
 Xijima China 39,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yizi China 2,900 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yongchun China 17,000 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 You Tai, Chinese Jew China 2,600 Primary Non-Religious 30.00 % 25.00 %
  Totals:  177     68 152 (P) : 25 (S)        

Language Alternate Names
Beifang Fangyan
Guanhua
Guoyu
Hanyu
Haw
Ho (Cin Haw)
Hoton
Huabei Guanhua (Northern Mandarin)
Huayu
Hui-Tze
Hui-Zu
Hwei
Hytad
Jiangxia Guanhua
Jinghuai Guanhua (Eastern Mandarin)
Khoton
Kokang (Kokant)
Kuoyu
Lower Yangze Mandarin
Northern Chinese
Panghse
Pantha
Panthe
Pathee
Putonghua
Qotong
Standard Chinese
Tayok
Western Mandarin
Xibei Guanhua (Northwestern Mandarin)
Xinan Guanhua (Southwestern Mandarin)
Xui
Zhongguohua
Zhongwen

Dialects
Chihi
Guangxi Nanning
Guiliu
Guiyanghua
Hankow
Ho
Huabei Guanhua
Huang Yuan
Hubei Chongyanghua
Hubei Dangyanghua
Hubei Wuhandayehua
Hui
Indonesia
Jinghuai Guanhua
Kiaotung
Liansan
Ling Lang
Mandarin
Min Zhou
Nanking
Ningxia
Qinghai
Shantung
Sichuan
Sunhwa Hui
Taibei Mandarin
Taiwan
Thongxin
Wenshan
Xibei Guanhua
Xichang
Xinan Guanhua
Yunnanese
Zang Ye

Dialect Alternate Names
Baifang Fangyan
Beijinghua
Chinese, Mandarin
Chongyanghua
Chuanlan
Cin Haw
Dangyanghua
Dayehua
Guangxi
Guiliu Guangxi
Haw
Ho
Hui-tze
Hwei
Jiangxia Guanhua
Kuan Hua
Kuo Yu
Liansan Chinese
Liansanhua
Lower Yangze Mandarin
Ningxia Hua
Northern Mandarin
Northwestern Mandarin
Panghse
Pantha
Panthe
Pathee
Pei
Pinghua
Southwestern Mandarin
Western Mandarin
Yinchuan
Yunnanese
 
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