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PEID: 9477

ROP: 112836

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Malayalam - (mal)

Alternate Name(s): Malayali

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Folk Hinduism

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: Bahrain; Canada; India; Kuwait; Malaysia; Maldives; Oman; Qatar; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 31,000

Global Population: 2,648,900

PEID: 9477

ROP: 112836

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Malayali of Myanmar, numbering 31,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,648,900 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Malayalam. The primary religion practiced by the Malayali is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.

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