Kristang, Mallacan Portuguese Creole in Malaysia

Population

13,700

Christian

90.0%

Evangelical

5.0%

Largest Religion

Progress


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People Name General Kristang
People Name in Country Kristang, Mallacan Portuguese Creole
Population in Malaysia 13,700
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kristang Mallacan, Malacca Portuguese Creole, Malaccan Creole, Malaccan Creole Portuguese, Papia Kristang
Affinity Bloc Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster Southeast Asian, other
People Name General Kristang
Ethnic Code MSY43
Country Malaysia
Continent Asia
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Trankera and Hilir, Melaka, Straits of Malacca. Related varieties in parts of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Malaccan Creole Portuguese (14,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Malaccan Creole Portuguese 14,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1884)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Category Resource

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
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