Country: Brunei

Number of People Groups

23

People Groups Unreached

7 (30.4%)

Total Population

421,000

Unreached Population

234,000 (55.7%)

% Professing Christian

11.7%

% Evangelical

5.21 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Bajau, West Coast 12,000 83,000 Bajau, West Coast Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
Belait, Kiput 1,100 1,600 Belait Islam 0.20 % 0.15 %
 British 7,200 49,948,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
 Brunei Malay 181,000 237,000 Brunei Islam 0.05 % 0.05 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language Unknown Islam 11.39 % 6.10 %
Dusun, Kadazan 30,000 30,000 Brunei Islam 2.50 % 1.90 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 33,000 36,205,000 Tagalog Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 7,500 77,482,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 12.00 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 6,200 42,839,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 12,000 859,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Bei 9,400 3,380,000 Chinese, Min Bei Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Dong 8,300 10,366,000 Chinese, Min Dong Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 7.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 15,000 56,222,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 10.00 %
Kayan, Busang 2,000 7,100 Kayan, Busang Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 7.00 %
 Korean 600 78,596,000 Korean Christianity 35.00 % 15.00 %
 Lundayeh, Lun Bawang 500 54,000 Lun Bawang Islam 17.00 % 2.00 %
 Nepalese, Gurkha 1,600 751,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.00 % 0.80 %
Punan-Nibong Unknown 4,000 Penan, Western Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sea Dayak, Iban 24,000 730,000 Iban Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 16.00 %
 Sinhalese 1,200 11,739,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 %
 South Asian, general 5,200 6,878,000 Hindi Hinduism 14.00 % 3.00 %
 Tutong, Bisayan 43,000 66,000 Bisaya, Brunei Islam 8.00 % 7.00 %
 Tutung 19,000 19,000 Tutong Islam 5.00 % 4.00 %
  Totals:  23 421,000       7   11.65 % 5.21 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 7,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 428,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
6.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.2 %)
11.7 %
Ethnic Religions
11.7 %
Hinduism
0.8 %
Islam
66.3 %
Non-Religious
3.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
9.5 %
Independent
9.5 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
8.5 %
Protestant
8.9 %
Roman Catholic
51.1 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Brunei. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Brunei
  • Christian ministry in Brunei
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches



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