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PEID: 9356

ROP: 109930

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other South Asian

Language: Telugu - (tel)

Alternate Name(s): Indian Sub-cluster

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Bahrain; Bangladesh; Canada; Kuwait; Myanmar; Singapore; Sri Lanka; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 134,000

Global Population: 1,294,150

PEID: 9356

ROP: 109930

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Telugu of Malaysia, numbering 134,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other South Asian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,294,150 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Telugu is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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