Language:  Chinese, Mandarin

Population of Groups Speaking

971,207,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

164

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(164 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 United Arab Emirates 32,000
 Chinese, general Algeria 38,000
 Chinese, general Angola 57,000
 Chinese, general Argentina 79,000
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,500
 Chinese, general Belgium 23,000
 Chinese, general Bahamas 800
 Chinese, general Belize 11,000
 Chinese, general Bolivia 7,800
 Chinese, general Bulgaria 1,700
 Chinese, general Canada 1,302,000
 Chinese, general Chad 19,000
 Chinese, general Chile 13,000
 Chinese, general Cameroon 3,500
 Chinese, general Colombia 12,000
 Chinese, general Costa Rica 40,000
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,200
 Chinese, general Denmark 13,000
 Chinese, general Djibouti 2,000
 Chinese, general Dominican Republic 52,000
 Chinese, general Egypt 7,900
 Chinese, general Ethiopia 43,000
 Chinese, general Czechia 3,400
 Chinese, general Micronesia, Federated States 600
 Chinese, general Ghana 13,000
 Chinese, general Greece 19,000
 Chinese, general Hungary 20,000
 Chinese, general Iran 3,600
 Chinese, general Kenya 37,000
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000
 Chinese, general Korea, South 1,049,000
 Chinese, general Kazakhstan 3,700
 Chinese, general Slovakia 2,800
 Chinese, general Lesotho 5,500
 Chinese, general Madagascar 78,000
 Chinese, general Mongolia 48,000
 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 1,800
 Chinese, general Sudan 7,200
 Chinese, general Tajikistan 1,000
 Chinese, general Tunisia 600
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 3,200
 Chinese, general Uganda 20,000
 Chinese, general Ukraine 2,100
 Chinese, general United States 4,362,000
 Chinese, general Vietnam 889,000
 Chuanlan China 395,000
 Chuanqing China 1,003,000
 Daizhan China 14,000 ☀︎
 Diao China 2,800 ☀︎
 Duoluo China 2,800
 Eurasian China 733,000
 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 618,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 37,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Bangladesh 3,700 ☀︎
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 989,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Solomon Islands 4,900
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Cambodia 479,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin China 918,811,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Northern Mariana Islands 9,300
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Cuba 40,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Ecuador 20,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Finland 13,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Fiji 6,100
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Guam 1,600
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Indonesia 1,320,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 11,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Italy 219,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Iraq 2,700
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Japan 532,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Korea, North 186,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Kuwait 5,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Laos 71,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Libya 2,100
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Martinique 600
 Han Chinese, Mandarin China, Macau 41,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Malaysia 1,106,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Mozambique 27,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Vanuatu 700
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Nigeria 4,100
 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 29,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Qatar 900
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Reunion 3,400
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Philippines 1,200
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Saudi Arabia 108,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Seychelles 600
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,403,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Spain 237,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Sweden 20,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Switzerland 20,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Türkiye (Turkey) 21,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Taiwan 4,608,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Tanzania 119,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin United Kingdom 131,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Ukraine 1,700
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Uruguay 3,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Uzbekistan 1,400
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Zambia 58,000
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Zimbabwe 1,800
 Hui China, Hong Kong 37,000 ☀︎
 Hui China, Macau 1,200 ☀︎
 Hui Saudi Arabia 37,000 ☀︎
 Hui Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 ☀︎
 Hui China 13,733,000 ☀︎
 Hui Malaysia 16,000 ☀︎
 Hui Thailand 91,000 ☀︎
 Hui Taiwan 57,000 ☀︎
 Hui, Dungan Singapore 17,000 ☀︎
 Hui, Muslim Chinese Kyrgyzstan 2,100 ☀︎
 Jewish, 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
Pazeh Taiwan 6,000
 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 32,000
 Subei China 3,010,000
 Tujia China 9,694,000
 Xialusi China 4,000 ☀︎
 Xibe China 235,000
 Xijima China 40,000 ☀︎
Yilan Creole Taiwan 3,200
 Yizi China 2,900 ☀︎
 Yongchun China 17,000 ☀︎
 You Tai, Chinese Jewish China 3,000
  Totals:  164     56
SECONDARY Language
(23 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 59,000
 Chinese, general Russia 20,000
 Chinese, general South Africa 368,000
 Daur China 197,000
 Daur, Western China 7,500 ☀︎
 Dong, Northern China 588,000
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 81,559,000
 Mauritian Mauritius 1,002,000
 Pinghua, Northern China 1,749,000
 Pinghua, Southern China 2,356,000
 Sanqiao China 6,900 ☀︎
 She China 660,000
 Tai Lue China 804,000
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,853,000
 Tu China 259,000 ☀︎
 Tushu China 6,700
  Totals:  23     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
Kiaotung
Kokang
Lan-Yin Guanhua
Liansan
Ling Lang
Mandarin
Min Zhou
Nanking
Ningxia
Ningxia: Thongxin
Qinghai
Shantung
Sichuan
Taibei Mandarin
Taiwan
Wenshan
Xibei Guanhua
Xichang
Xinan Guanhua
Xunhua
Yunnanese
Zang Ye
Zhongyuan Guanhua

Dialect Alternate Names


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1864-1986
New Testament 1857-1981
Complete Bible 1874-2018
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Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus film: view in Mandarin Chinese Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
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Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rock International: King of Glory Rock International
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
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General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
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General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
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General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
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General Zume Resources Zume Project
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Mobile App Android Bible app direct APK download SIL
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Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
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Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Chinese, Mandarin Literacy & Evangelism International
Text / Printed Matter The Ancient Path Live Global
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Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press



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