Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Tesaka Malagasy - (tkg)

Alternate Name(s): Antaisaka

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Madagascar

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Population: 1,580,000

Global Population: 1,580,000

PEID: 15288

ROP: 100376

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Antesaka of Madagascar, numbering 1,580,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malagasy people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Madagascar. Their primary language is Tesaka Malagasy. The primary religion practiced by the Antesaka is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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Radio Broadcast: Not Available