• PEOPLE NAME: NEPALESE OF MALAYSIA

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PEID: 46930

ROP: 107204

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Nepali-Pahari

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Gorkha, Gurkha, Nepali

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Other / Marginal

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Bhutan; Brunei; Canada; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; United States

Population: 361,000

Global Population: 4,405,000


PEID: 46930

ROP: 107204

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Nepalese of Malaysia, numbering 361,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nepali-Pahari people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,405,000 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Nepalese is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.


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