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PEID: 48613

ROP: 106383

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Masikoro Malagasy - (msh)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Madagascar

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Population: 847,000

Global Population: 847,000

PEID: 48613

ROP: 106383

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Masikoro of Madagascar, numbering 847,000, 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 Masikoro Malagasy. The primary religion practiced by the Masikoro is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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