Language:  Chinese, Mandarin

Population of Groups Speaking

964,590,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

160

Scripture Status

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Jesus Film

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(160 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 A'ou China 2,800
 Adu China 8,200
 Ayizi China 2,100
 Chinese, general Bahamas 800
 Chinese, general Bulgaria 1,800
 Chinese, general Korea, South 1,050,000
 Chinese, general Tunisia 600
 Chinese, general United Arab Emirates 31,000
 Chinese, general Algeria 37,000
 Chinese, general Angola 54,000
 Chinese, general Argentina 78,000
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,400
 Chinese, general Belgium 22,000
 Chinese, general Belize 11,000
 Chinese, general Bolivia 7,600
 Chinese, general Canada 1,281,000
 Chinese, general Chad 18,000
 Chinese, general Chile 13,000
 Chinese, general Cameroon 3,300
 Chinese, general Colombia 12,000
 Chinese, general Costa Rica 39,000
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,200
 Chinese, general Denmark 13,000
 Chinese, general Djibouti 2,000
 Chinese, general Dominican Republic 51,000
 Chinese, general Egypt 7,600
 Chinese, general Ethiopia 41,000
 Chinese, general Czechia 3,400
 Chinese, general Micronesia, Federated States 500
 Chinese, general Ghana 13,000
 Chinese, general Greece 19,000
 Chinese, general Hungary 20,000
 Chinese, general Iran 3,500
 Chinese, general Kenya 35,000
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000
 Chinese, general Kazakhstan 3,600
 Chinese, general Slovakia 2,800
 Chinese, general Lesotho 5,400
 Chinese, general Madagascar 74,000
 Chinese, general Mongolia 46,000
 Chinese, general Mauritius 20,000
 Chinese, general South Sudan 1,500
 Chinese, general Portugal 26,000
 Chinese, general Serbia 11,000
 Chinese, general Romania 10,000
 Chinese, general Senegal 1,700
 Chinese, general Sudan 6,900
 Chinese, general Tajikistan 1,000
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 3,100
 Chinese, general Uganda 19,000
 Chinese, general United States 4,317,000
 Chuanlan China 396,000
 Chuanqing China 1,004,000
 Daizhan China 14,000
 Diao China 2,800
 Duoluo China 2,800
 Eurasian China 734,000
 Gaiji China 40,000
 Gaisu, Southern China 49,000
 Gaisu, Western China 1,300
 Gao China 3,600
 Gelao China 582,000
Gelao, Red Vietnam 200
 Gesu China 16,000
 Hagei China 3,100
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Aruba 800
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Australia 606,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 37,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Bangladesh 3,700
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 975,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Solomon Islands 4,700
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Cambodia 469,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin China 913,267,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Northern Mariana Islands 9,300
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Cuba 40,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Ecuador 19,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Finland 13,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Fiji 6,100
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Guam 1,600
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Indonesia 1,300,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 11,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Italy 220,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Iraq 2,600
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Japan 538,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Korea, North 184,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Kuwait 4,900
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Laos 69,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Libya 2,100
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Martinique 600
 Han Chinese, Mandarin China, Macau 40,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Malaysia 1,083,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Mozambique 28,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Vanuatu 700
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Nigeria 3,900
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Netherlands 51,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Norway 13,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Nicaragua 15,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Paraguay 11,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Papua New Guinea 28,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Qatar 900
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Reunion 3,400
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Philippines 1,200
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Saudi Arabia 105,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Seychelles 600
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,385,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Spain 237,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Sweden 20,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Switzerland 20,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Turkey 42,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Taiwan 4,597,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Tanzania 113,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin United Kingdom 130,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Ukraine 1,800
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Uruguay 3,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Uzbekistan 1,300
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Zambia 55,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Zimbabwe 1,700
 Hui China, Hong Kong 37,000
 Hui China, Macau 1,200
 Hui Saudi Arabia 36,000
 Hui Myanmar (Burma) 8,900
 Hui China 13,740,000
 Hui Malaysia 15,000
 Hui Thailand 91,000
 Hui Taiwan 57,000
 Hui, Dungan Singapore 17,000
 Hui, Muslim Chinese Kyrgyzstan 2,000
 Jew, Chinese Taiwan 100
 Kyakala China 3,000
 Laba China 301,000
 Lemo China 2,700
 Limin China 101,000
 Linghua China 27,000
 Liujia China 4,900
 Longjia China 4,100
 Lopi, Shuitian China 20,000
 Lu, Lu Ren China 6,100
 Miao, Baishi China 17,000
 Miao, Enshi China 680,000
 Michi China 38,000
 Ming China 16,000
 Mulao Jia China 40,000
 Nanjingren China 163,000
 Pusha China 7,000
 Qixingmin China 6,000
 Samadu, Eastern China 800
 Samadu, Western China 10,000
 Saman China 3,300
 Shenzhou China 4,900
 Shui, Yunnan China 12,000
 Sino-Native Malaysia 31,000
 Subei China 3,012,000
 Tujia China 9,699,000
 Xialusi China 4,000
 Xibe China 236,000
 Xijima China 40,000
 Yizi China 2,900
 Yongchun China 17,000
 You Tai, Chinese Jew China 3,000
  Totals:  160     56
Secondary Language
(24 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Chinese, general France 39,000
 Chinese, general Mexico 13,000
 Chinese, general New Zealand 58,000
 Chinese, general Russia 29,000
 Chinese, general South Africa 361,000
 Chinese, general Vietnam 877,000
 Daur China 198,000
 Daur, Western China 7,500
 Dong, Northern China 589,000
Duota China 15,000
 Eka China 3,300
 Han Chinese, Min Bei China, Hong Kong 67,000
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 15,000
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Japan 73,000
 Han Chinese, Wu China 81,599,000
 Mauritian Mauritius 999,000
 Pinghua, Northern China 1,750,000
 Pinghua, Southern China 2,357,000
 Sanqiao China 6,900
 She China 660,000
 Tai Lue China 804,000
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,837,000
 Tu China 259,000
 Tushu China 6,700
  Totals:  24     9

Language Alternate Names
Beifang Fangyan
Beijinghua
Chinese, Guiliu
Chinese, Qinghai
Chinese, Qinghai Hui
Chinese, Sichuan
Chinese, Simplified
Chinese, Traditional
Chinese, Yunnan (Kunming)
Cin Haw
Eastern Mandarin
Guanhua
Guoyu
Hanyu
Haw
Ho (Cin Haw)
Hoton
Huabei Guanhua (Northern Mandarin)
Huayu
Hui
Hui-Tze
Hui-Zu
Hwei
Hytad
Jiangxia Guanhua
Jinghuai Guanhua (Eastern Mandarin)
Khoton
Kokang (Kokant)
Kokant
Kuoyu
Lower Yangtze Mandarin
Lower Yangze Mandarin
Mandarin
Mandarin (Taiwan)
Mandarin, China
Northern Chinese
Northern Mandarin
Northwestern Mandarin
Panghse
Pantha
Panthe
Pathee
Putonghua
Qotong
Southwestern Mandarin
Standard Chinese
Tayok
Western Mandarin
Xibei Guanhua (Northwestern Mandarin)
Xinan Guanhua (Southwestern Mandarin)
Xui
Yunnanese
Zhongguohua
Zhongwen

Dialects
Beijing Guanhua
Chihi
Dongbei Guanhua
Guangxi Nanning
Guiliu
Guiyanghua
Hankow
Ho
Huabei Guanhua
Huang Yuan
Hubei Chongyanghua
Hubei Dangyanghua
Hubei Wuhandayehua
Hui
Indonesia
Jiang-Huai Guanhua
Jiao-Liao Guanhua
Ji-Lu Guanhua
Jinghuai Guanhua
Kiaotung
Kokang
Lan-Yin Guanhua
Liansan
Ling Lang
Mandarin
Min Zhou
Nanking
Ningxia
Ningxia: Thongxin
Qinghai
Shantung
Sichuan
Sunhwa Hui
Taibei Mandarin
Taiwan
Wenshan
Xibei Guanhua
Xichang
Xinan Guanhua
Yunnanese
Zang Ye
Zhongyuan Guanhua

Dialect Alternate Names
Baifang Fangyan
Beifang Fangyan
Beijinghua
Chinese, Mandarin
Chinese, Mandarin: Guizhou
Chinese, Mandarin: Huabei Guanhua
Chinese, Mandarin: Jinghuai Guanhua
Chinese, Mandarin: Ningxia
Chinese, Mandarin: Taibei Mandarin
Chinese, Mandarin: Thongxin
Chinese, Mandarin: Wenshan
Chinese, Mandarin: Xibei Guanhua
Chinese: Chihi
Chinese: Guangxi
Chinese: Guiliu
Chinese: Guiliu Guangxi
Chinese: Hankow
Chinese: Hua
Chinese: Huang Yuan
Chinese: Hubei Chongyanghua
Chinese: Hubei Dangyanghua
Chinese: Hubei Wuhandayehua
Chinese: Kiaotung
Chinese: Liansan
Chinese: Min Zhou
Chinese: Nanking
Chinese: Ningxia
Chinese: Ningxia: Thongxin
Chinese: Shantung
Chinese: Sichuan
Chinese: Zang Ye
Chinesisch
Chongyanghua
Chuanlan
Cin Haw
Dangyanghua
Dayehua
Guangxi
Guanhua
Guiliu Guangxi
Guoyu
Hanyu
Haw
Ho
Hoton
Huayu
Hui
Hui Zu: Chinghai
Hui: Qinghai
Hui: Qinghai: Haidong: Xunhua
Hui: Sunhwa
Hui: Xunhua
Hui-tze
Hui-Zu
Huizu, Xining
Hwei
Hytad
Jiangxia Guanhua
Kuan Hua
Kuo Yu
Kuoyu
Liansan Chinese
Liansanhua
Lower Yangze Mandarin
Mandarin
Mandarin Chinese: Yunnanese
Mandarin: Guiyanghua
Mandarin: Indonesia
Mandarin: Sichuan
Mandarin: Taiwan
Mandarin: Western
Ningxia Hua
Northern Chinese
Northern Mandarin
Northwestern Mandarin
Panghse
Pantha
Panthe
Pathee
Pei
Pinghua
Pinghua: Guangxi Nanning
Putonghua
Qotong
Sinan: Yinchuan
Southwestern Mandarin
Standard Chinese
Thongxin
Western Mandarin
Xui
Yinchuan
Yunanese
Yunnanese


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