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Samatao in China

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,900 Samatao Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % Not available Not available   

Samatao in China

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Country: China
Continent: Asia
Region: Northeast Asia
Persecution Rank:43 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Yunnan province: Guandu district, Kunming municipality, Zijun; elderly speakers in Yongde and Zhenkang.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Samatao
People Name General: Samatao
ROP3 Code: 116910
Joshua Project People ID: 20613
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 2,900
Population all Countries: 2,900
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster: Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General: Samatao
Ethnic Code: MSY50
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Samatao (2,900 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ysd    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions100.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Questionable translation need
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
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Samatao in China

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Tibeto-Burman, other     Northeast Asia    
      Samatao China    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Samatao in China          
      Religion Language  
      Ethnic Religions     Samatao  
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