Country: Brunei

Number of People Groups

23

People Groups Unreached

7 (30.4%)

Total Population

422,000

Unreached Population

235,000 (55.7%)

% Professing Christian

11.7%

% Evangelical

5.28 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

95 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Bajau, West Coast 12,000 83,000 Bajau, West Coast Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
Belait, Kiput 1,100 1,600 Belait Islam 0.20 % 0.15 %
 British 7,200 51,662,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
 Brunei Malay 181,000 537,000 Brunei Islam 0.05 % 0.05 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 11.39 % 6.10 %
Dusun, Kadazan 30,000 30,000 Brunei Islam 2.50 % 1.90 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 34,000 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 7,500 77,290,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 12.00 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 6,200 42,650,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 12,000 854,535,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Bei 9,500 3,324,000 Chinese, Min Bei Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Dong 8,300 10,320,000 Chinese, Min Dong Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 7.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 15,000 56,118,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 10.00 %
Kayan, Busang 2,000 7,200 Kayan, Busang Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 7.00 %
 Korean 600 80,205,000 Korean Christianity 35.00 % 15.00 %
 Lundayeh, Lun Bawang 600 54,000 Lun Bawang Christianity 55.00 % 18.00 %
 Nepalese, Gurkha 1,600 756,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.00 % 0.80 %
Punan-Nibong Unknown 4,000 Penan, Western Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sea Dayak, Iban 24,000 729,000 Iban Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 16.00 %
 Sinhalese 1,200 11,080,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 %
 South Asian, general 5,200 10,796,000 Hindi Hinduism 14.00 % 3.00 %
 Tutong, Bisayan 43,000 66,000 Bisaya, Brunei Islam 8.00 % 7.50 %
 Tutung 20,000 20,000 Tutong Islam 5.00 % 4.00 %
  Totals:  23 422,000       7   11.70 % 5.28 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 7,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 429,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
6.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.3 %)
11.7 %
Ethnic Religions
11.7 %
Hinduism
0.8 %
Islam
66.2 %
Non-Religious
3.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
9.4 %
Independent
9.5 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
8.5 %
Protestant
9.2 %
Roman Catholic
50.9 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Brunei Statistics
People Groups 23
Unreached People Groups 7  (30.4%)
Population 422,000
Population in Unreached 235,000  (55.7%)
Urbanization 77%
Continent Asia
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code BX
Official National Language Malay
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 95%
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 11.7%
Percent Evangelical 5.3%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 25 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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