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Ngái people

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Ngái people

Ngái people
Người Ngái
Total population
4,841 (1999)[1]
1,035 (2009)[2]
Regions with significant populations
Vietnam : Quảng Ninh, Thái Nguyên, Haiphong
Hakka Chinese, Vietnamese
Mahayana Buddhism
Related ethnic groups
Hakka people

The Ngái (Vietnamese: Người Ngái) are a Hakka people in Vietnam and other nearby countries of mainland Southeast Asia. They were originally from China. The Ngái people speak Hakka Chinese but are classified separately from the Hoa or urban ethnic "Overseas Chinese" by Vietnamese government. According an official data, the Ngái population was 4841 in 1999[1] but down only 1035 in 2009.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b Official data from census of 1999, file 27.DS99.xls
  2. ^ a b Tổng điều tra dân số và nhà ở Việt Nam năm 2009: Kết quả toàn bộ. Hà Nội, 6-2010. page 134-225.

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