Country: Brunei

Number of People Groups

24

People Groups Unreached

7

Total Population

425,000

Unreached Population

234,000

% Professing Christian

11.8%

% Evangelical

5.2 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Bajau, West Coast 12,000 Bajau, West Coast Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Belait, Kiput 1,100 Belait Islam 0.2 % 0.2 %
 British 7,200 English Christianity 70.0 % 8.0 %
 Brunei Malay 181,000 Brunei Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Dayak, Maanyak, Ma'anyan 4,000 Ma'anyan Islam 25.0 % 10.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 11.4 % 6.1 %
Dusun, Kadazan 30,000 Brunei Islam 2.5 % 1.9 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 33,000 Tagalog Christianity 80.0 % 22.0 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 7,500 Chinese, Yue E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 12.0 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 6,200 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.0 % 10.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 12,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.0 % 12.0 %
 Han Chinese, Min Bei 9,400 Chinese, Min Bei E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Han Chinese, Min Dong 8,300 Chinese, Min Dong E Ethnic Religions 8.0 % 7.0 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 15,000 Chinese, Min Nan E Ethnic Religions 12.0 % 10.0 %
Kayan, Busang 2,000 Kayan, Busang E Ethnic Religions 9.0 % 7.0 %
 Korean 600 Korean Christianity 35.0 % 15.0 %
 Lundayeh, Lun Bawang 600 Lun Bawang Islam 17.0 % 2.0 %
 Nepalese, Gurkha 1,600 Nepali Hinduism 1.0 % 0.8 %
Punan-Nibong Unknown Penan, Western E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sea Dayak, Iban 24,000 Iban E Ethnic Religions 18.0 % 16.0 %
 Sinhalese 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 8.0 % 1.0 %
 South Asian, general 5,200 Hindi Hinduism 14.0 % 3.0 %
 Tutong, Bisayan 43,000 Bisaya, Brunei Islam 8.0 % 7.0 %
 Tutung 20,000 Tutong Islam 5.0 % 4.0 %
  Totals:  24 425,000 7     11.8 % 5.2 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 3,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 428,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
5.9 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.2 %)
11.8 %
Ethnic Religions
11.9 %
Hinduism
0.8 %
Islam
66.1 %
Non-Religious
3.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
9.3 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
8.5 %
Protestant
9.8 %
Roman Catholic
50.1 %
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 Group who lives 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 population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
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
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches



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