• PEOPLE NAME: KANARESE OF MALAYSIA


PEID: 19334

ROP: 104555

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Kannada

Language: Kannada - (kan)

Alternate Name(s): Canarese

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Canada; Singapore; United States

Population: 65,000

Global Population: 140,600


PEID: 19334

ROP: 104555

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Kanarese of Malaysia, numbering 65,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Kannada people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 140,600 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Kannada. The primary religion practiced by the Kanarese is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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