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PEID: 9334

ROP: 108823

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan

Language: Sembakung Murut - (sbr)

Alternate Name(s): Sabah Tribal - Murut

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Indonesia

Population: 10,000

Global Population: 14,200

PEID: 9334

ROP: 108823

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Sembakung Murut of Malaysia, numbering 10,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Borneo-Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 14,200 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sembakung Murut. The primary religion practiced by the Sembakung Murut is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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