• PEOPLE NAME: BUGINESE OF SINGAPORE

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi

Language: Buginese - (bug)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Singapore

Also found in: Indonesia; Malaysia

Population: 12,000

Global Population: 8,237,000


PEID: 10691

ROP: 101703

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Buginese of Singapore, numbering 12,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,237,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Buginese. The primary religion practiced by the Buginese is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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