• PEOPLE NAME: COCOS ISLANDS MALAY OF CHRISTMAS ISLAND

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malay

Language: Cocos Islands Malay - (coa)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Christmas Island

Also found in: Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Population: 225

Global Population: 525


PEID: 7858

ROP: 102252

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Cocos Islands Malay of Christmas Island, numbering 225, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Malay people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 525 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Cocos Islands Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Cocos Islands Malay is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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