• PEOPLE NAME: BUGIS OF MALAYSIA

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PEID: 48662

ROP: 101703

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi

Language: Buginese - (bug)

Alternate Name(s): Buginese

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Indonesia; Singapore

Population: 500,000

Global Population: 7,716,000


PEID: 48662

ROP: 101703

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bugis of Malaysia, numbering 500,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 7,716,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Buginese. The primary religion practiced by the Bugis is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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