Sekapan in Malaysia

Joshua Project has identified the Sekapan only in Malaysia





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

The Sekapan are a small, minority group located in Malaysia.

Where Are they Located?

They live in the Belaga district of Sarawak in Malaysia.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The people make their living hunting, selling jungle products and farming. A few work in the publc sector.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Though some still practice their traditional religion, many have become Christians. From 1920 onward BEM (Borneo Evanglical Mission) did work among them.

What Are Their Needs?

There is a need for the local believers to undertake the support of a pastor.

Prayer Points

* Pray for the gospel to be declared in this region.
* Pray for an improvement in the quality of life for the people.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Sekapan
People Name in Country Sekapan
Population in Malaysia 2,000
World Population 2,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Borneo-Kalimantan
People Name General Sekapan
Ethnic Code MSY44z
People ID 14821
Country Malaysia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 37  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Belaga, 7th Division.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sekapan (1,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sekapan 1,900
For Primary Language: Sekapan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
40.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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