Brunei Malay, Kedayan in Malaysia





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People Name General Brunei Malay, Kedayan
People Name in Country Brunei Malay, Kedayan
Population in Malaysia 51,000
World Population 237,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Brunei, Dusun, Kadazan, Kadazan Dusun, Kedeyan, Orang Bukit
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Malay
People Name General Brunei Malay, Kedayan
Ethnic Code MSY44z
People ID 10973
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 Sarawak, 4th, 5th divisions, Upper Balait and Tutau rivers, north coast; Sabah in Beaufort, Kuala Penyu, Labuan, Labuk-Sugut, Papar, Sipitang, Sandakan, Tenom districts.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Brunei (51,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Brunei 51,000
For Primary Language: Brunei

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.30 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
95.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
35.0 %
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