• PEOPLE CLUSTER: FILIPINO, MUSLIM

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 24

Population: 5,781,100

Unreached people groups: 23

UPG population: 5,772,800

Unengaged UPGs: 5

UUPG population: 166,700

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

Overview: The Filipino people are an Austronesian ethnic group native to the islands of the Philippines. The people groups assigned to the Muslim Filipino people cluster share an ethnic and linguistic affinity along with a predominantly Sunni Islam heritage. They are concentrated in central Mindanao and scattered across the islands of the Sulu Archipelago.

Peoples within this cluster: Central Sama; Iranun; Jama Mapun, Bajau Kagayan; Kalagan; Maguindanao; Maranao; Molbog; Natthembo; Northern Sinama; Pangutaran Sama; Sama, Badjao; Sama, Southern; Sangil; Subanon, Kolibugan; Tausug; Yakan

Countries where they are found: Malaysia; Mozambique; Philippines


People groups: 24

Population: 5,781,100

Unreached people groups: 23

UPG population: 5,772,800

Unengaged UPGs: 5

UUPG population: 166,700

Number of countries: 3