||2,520,000 in China (2000). Population total all countries: 2,558,800.
||East central Fujian Province, Putian and Xianyou counties. Also in Malaysia (Peninsular), Singapore.
||Putian (Putten, Xinghua, Hinghua, Henghua, Hsinghua), Xianyou (Hsienyu).
A member of macrolanguage Chinese [zho] (China).
||Literacy rate in L2: 91%. Highly literate in Chinese, and they use that literature. Bible: 1912.
||Classified as Han nationality.