PEID: 15368

ROP: 106120

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Plateau Malagasy - (plt)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Mayotte

Also found in: Canada; Comoros; France; Mauritius; Reunion; United States

Population: 2,200

Global Population: 88,200

PEID: 15368

ROP: 106120

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Malagasy of Mayotte, numbering 2,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malagasy people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 88,200 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Plateau Malagasy. The primary religion practiced by the Malagasy is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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