• PEOPLE NAME: TSIMEHETY OF MADAGASCAR

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Tsimihety Malagasy - (xmw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Madagascar

Also found in:

Population: 1,835,000

Global Population: 1,835,000


PEID: 15306

ROP: 110215

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Tsimehety of Madagascar, numbering 1,835,000, 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 Tsimihety Malagasy. The primary religion practiced by the Tsimehety 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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