• PEOPLE NAME: TIDUNG OF MALAYSIA

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PEID: 19289

ROP: 110044

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Banjar of Kalimantan

Language: Northern Tidung - (ntd)

Alternate Name(s): Nonukan, Zedong, Sabah Tribal - Murut

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Indonesia

Population: 23,000

Global Population: 56,000


PEID: 19289

ROP: 110044

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Tidung of Malaysia, numbering 23,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Banjar of Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 56,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Northern Tidung. The primary religion practiced by the Tidung is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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