• PEOPLE NAME: SAKALAVA OF COMOROS

By Andrew Berry

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PEID: 15278

ROP: 108531

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Bushi - (buc)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Comoros

Also found in: Madagascar

Population: 950

Global Population: 1,135,950


PEID: 15278

ROP: 108531

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Sakalava of Comoros, numbering 950, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malagasy people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,135,950 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bushi. The primary religion practiced by the Sakalava is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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