• PEOPLE NAME: MALAY OF SRI LANKA

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malay

Language: Sri Lankan Creole Malay - (sci)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Sri Lanka

Also found in: Australia; Canada; Comoros; Indonesia; Malaysia; Mayotte; Myanmar; Singapore; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 66,500

Global Population: 14,692,400


PEID: 6435

ROP: 106144

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Malay of Sri Lanka, numbering 66,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Malay people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 14,692,400 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Sri Lankan Creole Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Malay is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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