• PEOPLE NAME: MALAY OF MYANMAR

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malay

Language: Malay (individual language) - (zlm)

Alternate Name(s): Bashu

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Myanmar

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

Population: 24,000

Global Population: 14,693,900


PEID: 9476

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 Myanmar, numbering 24,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Malay people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 14,693,900 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Malay (individual language). 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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