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China

China is located in Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam.               

Global Ministries' emphasis in China includes educational and community development programs particularly in the poorer provinces, and education for young girlsand minorities living in rural communities. Global Ministries also supports the growing church in China through education of the next generation of church leaders. Partners in China who host our missionaries include the Amity Foundation, which provides a variety of social, educational and community programs; Nanjing Theological Seminary, which develops leaders for the church in China; and the Sichuan TV and Radio University, which provides education to over 150,000 students, particularly in rural areas, through remote learning centers.

Population (2014 est) – 1,355,692,576

Area – 5,963,000mi

Capital – Beijing

Ethnic Background

Han Chinese - 91.6%

Zhuang - 1.3%

Other (includes Hui, Manchu, Uighur, Miao, Yi, Tujia, Tibetan, Mongol, Dong, Buyei, Yao, Bai, Korean, Hani, Li, Kazakh, Dai and other nationalities) - 7.1%

Exports - electrical and other machinery, including data processing equipment, apparel, radio telephone handsets, textiles, integrated circuits

Imports - electrical and other machinery, oil and mineral fuels; nuclear reactor, boiler, and machinery components; optical and medical equipment, metal ores, motor vehicles; soybeans

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 73 years     F 78 years

Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 14.79 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 4.9%

People in Mission

Support Ministries in China

 To make a general gift for the work being done by partners in this country use the online donation page. Select East Asia and the Pacific from the designation list and type work in China into the Project/Partner line.

You can also make a gift for these specific ministries in China:

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