Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malay

Language: Cocos Islands Malay - (coa)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Also found in: Christmas Island

Population: 300

Global Population: 525

PEID: 8206

ROP: 102252

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Cocos Islander of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, numbering 300, are Unengaged and 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 Islander is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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