Kristang, Mallacan Portuguese Creole in Malaysia



Population

14,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Progress


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People Name General Kristang
People Name in Country Kristang, Mallacan Portuguese Creole
Population in Malaysia 14,000
World Population 38,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kristang Mallacan, Malacca Portuguese Creole, Malaccan Creole, Malaccan Creole Portuguese, Papia Kristang
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 Trankera and Hilir, Melaka, Straits of Malacca. Related varieties in parts of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Malaccan Creole Portuguese (14,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Malaccan Creole Portuguese 14,000

For Main Lanugage: Malaccan Creole Portuguese


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1884)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

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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