• PEOPLE NAME: MALAYALI OF MALDIVES

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PEID: 6163

ROP: 112836

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Malayali

Language: Malayalam - (mal)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Maldives

Also found in: Bahrain; Canada; India; Israel; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Oman; Qatar; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 850

Global Population: 2,086,350


PEID: 6163

ROP: 112836

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Malayali of Maldives, numbering 850, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Malayali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,086,350 in 13 countries. Their primary language is Malayalam. The primary religion practiced by the Malayali is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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