Ngái people

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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, Chinese Vietnamese

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 but are classified separately from the Hoa or urban ethnic "Overseas Chinese" by the Vietnamese government. According to official data, the Ngái population was 4841 in 1999[1] but down only 1035 in 2009.[2]

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