Country: Malaysia

Number of People Groups

188

People Groups Unreached

84 (44.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

31,981,000

Population in Unreached

16,480,000 (51.5%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

8.9%

% Evangelical

3.67%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.9%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
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this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abai Sungai 1,500 1,500 Abai Sungai Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Acehnese 84,000 3,953,000 Aceh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Americans, U.S. 8,800 190,342,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 28.00 % -
 Arab 15,000 403,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
 Bajau Bukit, Papar 2,000 2,000 Papar Islam 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Bajau, West Coast 241,000 253,000 Bajau, West Coast Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Balau 11,000 11,000 Balau Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 6.00 % -
 Balinese 5,900 4,043,000 Bali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Banjarese, Banjar Malay 26,000 4,271,000 Banjar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bateq 1,200 1,200 Batek Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Batu Punan 1,200 1,200 Malay Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 1.00 % -
 Bawean 56,000 185,000 Madura Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beketan, Manketa 400 1,100 Bukitan Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
Belait, Kiput 500 1,600 Belait Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Berawan, Central 1,700 1,700 Berawan, Central Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
Berawan, East 1,200 1,200 Berawan, East Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.80 % -
Berawan, West 1,100 1,100 Berawan, West Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bintulu 11,000 11,000 Bintulu Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 1.00 % -
 Bisaya, Sabah 72,000 86,000 Bisaya, Sabah Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bonggi 5,200 5,200 Bonggi Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 1.50 % -
 British 16,000 52,309,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 8.00 % -
 Brunei Malay, Kedayan 362,000 550,000 Brunei Islam 5.00 % 0.30 % 7
 Buginese 144,000 5,682,000 Bugis Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bukar Sadong, Bidayuh 71,000 82,000 Bidayuh, Bukar-Sadong Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Burmese 29,000 31,812,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % 1
 Cham, Western 13,000 299,000 Cham, Western Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Che Wong, Siwang 500 500 Cheq Wong Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.49 % 1
 Chitties, Malaaccan Creole Malay 400 400 Malaccan Creole Malay Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Daro-Matu 20,000 20,000 Melanau, Daro-Matu Islam 8.00 % 5.92 % -
 Dayak, Kendayan 15,000 387,000 Kendayan Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.40 % -
Dayak, Sarawak 29,000 29,000 Bidayuh, Bau Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.84 % -
 Deaf 160,000 46,464,000 Malaysian Sign Language Islam 9.43 % -
 Duano, Orang Kuala 4,900 25,000 Duano Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dumpas 4,100 4,100 Dumpas Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.40 % -
 Dusun, Bundu 70,000 70,000 Kadazan Dusun Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 % -
 Dusun, Central 204,000 204,000 Kadazan Dusun Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 % -
 Dusun, Kadazan 75,000 105,000 Kadazan Dusun Ethnic Religions 27.00 % 6.00 % -
 Dusun, Keningau 2,100 2,100 Gana Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 % -
 Dusun, Kuala Monsok 300 300 Kadazan Dusun Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Dusun, Kwijau 11,000 21,000 Kuijau Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 % -
 Dusun, Minokok 1,400 1,400 Minokok Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.00 % -
 Dusun, Rungus 69,000 69,000 Rungus Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % -
 Dusun, Segama 800 800 Kinabatangan, Upper Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Dusun, Sugut 18,000 18,000 Sugut Dusun Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % -
 Dusun, Sungai 51,000 51,000 Kadazan Dusun Christianity 40.00 % 7.00 % -
 Dusun, Tambunan 23,000 23,000 Kadazan Dusun Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % -
 Dusun, Tempasuk 16,000 16,000 Kadazan Dusun Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 % -
 Dusun, Tuaran 21,000 21,000 Lotud Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
 Eurasian, Euronesian 59,000 1,718,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 473,000 36,787,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 % -
 Garo, Kimaragang 2,600 2,600 Kota Marudu Talantang Christianity 70.00 % 21.43 % -
 Gujarati 29,000 2,339,000 Gujarati Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,447,000 78,441,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.05 % -
 Han Chinese, Hainanese 407,000 6,558,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 5.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Hakka 1,792,000 43,744,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 9.20 % -
 Han Chinese, Hokkien 1,973,000 57,318,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 9.20 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,023,000 867,109,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.75 % -
 Han Chinese, Min Bei 398,000 3,465,000 Chinese, Min Bei Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 5.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Min Dong 266,000 10,515,000 Chinese, Min Dong Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Puxian 30,000 3,098,000 Chinese, Pu-Xian Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Teochew 1,041,000 1,831,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.75 % -
 Han Chinese, Xiang 66,000 38,967,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Hindi 59,000 1,449,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hui 15,000 13,879,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ida'an, Eraans 16,000 16,000 Ida'an Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 5.00 % -
 Indonesian 825,000 9,742,000 Indonesian Islam 15.00 % 5.60 % -
 Iranun, Sabah 31,000 31,000 Iranun Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jagoi-Bisingai 10,000 10,000 Bidayuh, Bau Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 % -
 Jah Hut, Cheres 4,500 4,500 Jah Hut Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Jakun, Djakun 31,000 31,000 Jakun Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jama Mapun, Sama Mapun 16,000 64,000 Mapun Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Japanese 15,000 124,687,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Javanese, Orang Jawa 664,000 17,777,000 Javanese Islam 14.00 % 7.00 % -
 Jehai 1,500 1,700 Jehai Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 20.00 % -
 Kadazan, Central 33,000 33,000 Kadazan Dusun Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 10.00 % -
 Kadazan, Eastern 30,000 30,000 Kadazan, Labuk-Kinabatangan Christianity 60.00 % 25.40 % -
 Kadazan, Klias River 2,100 2,100 Kadazan, Klias River Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 % -
 Kanarese 59,000 83,000 Kannada Hinduism 3.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kanowit 500 500 Melanau, Kanowit-Tanjong Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kayaman 1,100 1,100 Kajaman Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Kayan, Baram 11,000 11,000 Kayan, Baram Christianity 80.00 % 55.00 % -
 Kelabit 5,700 6,500 Kelabit Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Kensiu 300 600 Kensiu Ethnic Religions 1.30 % 0.00 % 1
 Kenyah, Kelinyau 16,000 18,000 Kenyah, Mainstream Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
 Kenyah, Sibop 4,600 4,600 Sebop Islam 10.00 % 2.00 % -
 Kenyah, Tutoh 1,600 1,600 Long Wat Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
 Kenyah, Upper Baram 26,000 27,000 Kenyah, Mainstream Christianity 80.00 % 6.00 % -
Kenyah, Wahau 1,200 11,000 Kenyah, Wahau Christianity 72.00 % 4.00 % -
 Kenyah, Western 3,400 5,200 Uma' Lasan Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Kimaragan, Tandek 25,000 25,000 Kimaragang Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Kinabatangan, Upper 14,000 14,000 Kinabatangan, Upper Christianity 50.00 % 6.00 % -
 Kintaq 100 200 Kintaq Ethnic Religions 1.20 % 1.00 % 1
 Kota Marudu Tinagas 2,900 2,900 Kadazan Dusun Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 5.00 % -
 Kristang 14,000 38,000 Malaccan Creole Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 % -
 Lahanan 800 800 Lahanan Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 % -
 Lakiput 3,000 3,000 Kiput Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
Lamaholot 47,000 248,000 Lamaholot Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 % -
 Lanas Lobu 5,200 5,200 Lobu, Lanas Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Land Dayak, Biatah 92,000 103,000 Bidayuh, Biatah Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % -
 Land Dayak, Lara 16,000 30,000 Bakati', Rara Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.30 % -
 Lanoh 400 400 Lanoh Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lundayeh, Lun Bawang 28,000 56,000 Lun Bawang Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 % -
 Mah Meri, Besisi 4,000 4,000 Mah Meri Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Malay 6,867,000 11,623,000 Malay Islam 0.60 % 0.52 % 137
 Malay, Cocos Islands 5,800 7,400 Malay, Cocos Islands Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malay, East Malaysia 290,000 290,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Malay, Kedah 3,146,000 3,147,000 Malay, Kedah Islam 0.50 % 0.46 % 63
 Malay, Riau 120,000 1,970,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Malayali, Malayalam 345,000 1,389,000 Malayalam Islam 23.00 % 12.00 % -
 Mamak, Talang 124,000 150,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Mandailing 31,000 1,247,000 Batak Mandailing Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Melanau 138,000 139,000 Melanau, Central Islam 5.00 % 2.50 % -
 Mendriq 200 200 Minriq Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
Millikin 4,800 4,800 Remun Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 2.00 % -
 Minangkabau, Orang Negeri 934,000 934,000 Negeri Sembilan Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
Mintil 200 200 Mintil Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Molbog 2,600 26,000 Molbog Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Murik Kayan 3,000 3,000 Murik Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Murut, Kalabakan 3,200 3,200 Murut, Kalabakan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Murut, Keningau 9,500 9,500 Murut, Keningau Christianity 55.00 % 6.00 % -
 Murut, Okolod 2,300 6,700 Okolod Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 5.00 % -
 Murut, Paluan 4,700 4,700 Murut, Paluan Islam 8.00 % 0.60 % -
 Murut, Pandewan 1,800 1,800 Murut, Paluan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.60 % -
 Murut, Selungai 900 1,800 Murut, Selungai Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Murut, Sembakung 2,900 7,000 Murut, Sembakung Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 9.00 % -
 Murut, Serudung 1,000 1,000 Murut, Serudung Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 1.00 % -
 Murut, Tagal 52,000 54,000 Murut, Tahol Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 % -
 Murut, Timogun 10,000 10,000 Murut, Timugon Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % -
Narom 4,300 4,300 Narom Islam 4.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Nepali, general 233,000 772,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.00 % 1.80 % 5
 Orang Kanaq 200 200 Malay Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Orang Pantai Timur 2,538,000 2,538,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.46 % 51
 Orang Seletar 1,900 3,100 Orang Seletar Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Pashtun, Northern 6,000 40,486,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Penan 11,000 11,000 Penan, Eastern Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 % 1
Penan-Nibong 4,100 4,100 Penan, Western Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian 41,000 40,916,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 3.00 % 1.80 % 1
 Punan Bah-Biau 1,200 1,200 Penan, Bah-Biau Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 2.00 % -
 Punjabi 67,000 2,050,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rejang Kayan, Lisum 8,100 8,100 Kayan, Rejang Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 6.00 % -
 Rohingya 41,000 1,206,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sa'ban 1,600 2,700 Sa'ban Christianity 70.00 % 15.02 % -
Sabum 1,200 1,200 Malay, Ambonese Ethnic Religions 0.60 % 0.56 % 1
 Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama 5,200 101,000 Sama, Balangingih Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sama, Southern 18,000 260,000 Sama, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sama-Bajau 20,000 147,000 Sama, Central Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Sea Dayak, Iban 711,000 751,000 Iban Ethnic Religions 42.00 % 14.00 % -
 Sebuyau 9,300 9,300 Sebuyau Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.40 % -
 Sekapan 2,000 2,000 Sekapan Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 % -
 Semai, Central Sakai 58,000 58,000 Semai Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.33 % -
 Semelai 7,300 7,300 Semelai Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.10 % 1
Semnam 1,000 1,000 Semnam Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Semoq Beri 2,400 2,400 Semaq Beri Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.30 % 1
Sian Unknown Unknown Sian Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
Siduan 1,100 1,100 Melanau, Sibu Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinabu 900 900 Kinabatangan, Upper Christianity 42.00 % 6.00 % -
 Sindhi 29,000 95,000 Sindhi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese 4,300 411,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Sino-Native 29,000 29,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 % -
 Sonsogon 4,800 4,800 Kimaragang Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 81,000 1,456,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Straits Chinese, Baba Creole 253,000 272,000 Malay, Baba Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tambanua, Paitan 14,000 14,000 Tombonuo Islam 20.00 % 5.90 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 1,862,000 2,704,000 Tamil Hinduism 6.00 % 3.45 % -
 Tamil, Jaffna 32,000 32,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tampias Lobu 4,200 4,200 Lobu, Tampias Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tatana 23,000 23,000 Tatana Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 0.50 % -
 Tausug, Sulu 216,000 1,503,000 Tausug Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 4
 Telugu 118,000 790,000 Telugu Hinduism 4.00 % 1.50 % 2
 Temiar 30,000 30,000 Temiar Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 0.60 % -
 Temoq 800 800 Malay Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Temuan, Benua 30,000 30,000 Temuan Ethnic Religions 5.80 % 5.20 % -
 Thai, Central 29,000 20,637,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Thai, Southern 4,100 5,058,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Tak Bai 4,100 26,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tidung, Northern 21,000 21,000 Tidung, Northern Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 4.00 % -
 Tidung, Southern 3,100 53,000 Tidung, Southern Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 1.64 % -
 Tobilung 11,000 11,000 Tobilung Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 % -
Tonga 100 500 Ten'edn Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tring 800 800 Tring Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
Tringgus 1,000 1,000 Bidayuh, Tringgus-Sembaan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 % -
Tungara 2,500 2,500 Murut, Bookan Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Tutong, Bisayan 24,000 68,000 Bisaya, Brunei Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
Ukit 300 300 Ukit Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Urdu 15,000 1,821,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vietnamese 100,000 84,478,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % -
 Wolio 18,000 258,000 Wolio Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yakan 1,200 185,000 Yakan Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  188 31,981,000       84   8.86 % 3.67 % 379 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 61,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 32,042,000                

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Online
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Tract
Online
Abai Sungai abf 1 1
Aceh ace 1 1 Complete Bible
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Bajau, West Coast bdr 1 1
Bakati', Rara lra 1 0 Bible Portions
Balau blg 1 0
Bali ban 1 1 Complete Bible
Banjar bjn 1 1 Bible Portions
Batak Mandailing btm 1 1
Batek btq 1 1
Belait beg 1 1
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
Berawan, Central zbc 1 1
Berawan, East zbe 1 0
Berawan, West zbw 1 1 Bible Portions
Bidayuh, Bau sne 2 0
Bidayuh, Biatah bth 1 0 Complete Bible
Bidayuh, Bukar-Sadong sdo 1 0
Bidayuh, Tringgus-Sembaan trx 1 0
Bintulu bny 1 0
Bisaya, Brunei bsb 1 0 Bible Portions
Bisaya, Sabah bsy 1 1 Bible Portions
Bonggi bdg 1 0 Bible Portions
Brunei kxd 1 1
Bugis bug 1 1 Complete Bible
Bukitan bkn 1 0
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete Bible
Cham, Western cja 1 1 Bible Portions
Cheq Wong cwg 1 1
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 3 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Bei mnp 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Min Dong cdo 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Min Nan nan 3 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Pu-Xian cpx 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Xiang hsn 1 1 Bible Portions
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
Duano dup 1 1
Dumpas dmv 1 0
English eng 3 0 Complete Bible
Gana gnq 1 0
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Iban iba 1 0 Complete Bible
Ida'an dbj 1 0 Bible Portions
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete Bible
Iranun ilm 1 1
Jah Hut jah 1 1 Bible Portions
Jakun jak 1 1
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Javanese jav 1 0 Complete Bible
Jehai jhi 1 0
Kadazan Dusun dtp 9 0 Complete Bible
Kadazan, Klias River kqt 1 0
Kadazan, Labuk-Kinabatangan dtb 1 0 New Testament
Kajaman kag 1 1
Kannada kan 1 1 Complete Bible
Kayan, Baram kys 1 0 Complete Bible
Kayan, Rejang ree 1 0
Kelabit kzi 1 0 Bible Portions
Kendayan knx 1 0 Bible Portions
Kensiu kns 1 1 Bible Portions
Kenyah, Mainstream xkl 2 0 New Testament
Kenyah, Wahau whk 1 0 New Testament
Kimaragang kqr 2 1 Bible Portions
Kinabatangan, Upper dmg 3 0 Bible Portions
Kintaq knq 1 1
Kiput kyi 1 0
Kota Marudu Talantang grm 1 0
Kuijau dkr 1 0
Lahanan lhn 1 0
Lamaholot slp 1 0
Lanoh lnh 1 1
Lobu, Lanas ruu 1 0
Lobu, Tampias low 1 0
Long Wat ttw 1 0
Lotud dtr 1 0 Bible Portions
Lun Bawang lnd 1 0 Complete Bible
Madura mad 1 1 Complete Bible
Mah Meri mhe 1 1
Malaccan Creole Malay ccm 1 1
Malaccan Creole Portuguese mcm 1 0 Bible Portions
Malay zlm 8 7 Complete Bible
Malay, Ambonese abs 1 1 Bible Portions
Malay, Baba mbf 1 0 New Testament
Malay, Cocos Islands coa 1 1
Malay, Kedah meo 1 1
Malayalam mal 1 0 Complete Bible
Malaysian Sign Language xml 1 0
Mapun sjm 1 1 Bible Portions
Melanau, Central mel 1 0 Bible Portions
Melanau, Daro-Matu dro 1 0
Melanau, Kanowit-Tanjong kxn 1 1
Melanau, Sibu sdx 1 1
Minokok mqq 1 0
Minriq mnq 1 1
Mintil mzt 1 1
Molbog pwm 1 1 New Testament
Murik mxr 1 1
Murut, Bookan bnb 1 0
Murut, Kalabakan kve 1 0
Murut, Keningau kxi 1 0 New Testament
Murut, Paluan plz 2 0
Murut, Selungai slg 1 0
Murut, Sembakung sbr 1 0
Murut, Serudung srk 1 0
Murut, Tahol mvv 1 0 Complete Bible
Murut, Timugon tih 1 0 Complete Bible
Narom nrm 1 1
Negeri Sembilan Malay zmi 1 1
Nepali npi 1 1 Complete Bible
Okolod kqv 1 0 Bible Portions
Orang Seletar ors 1 0
Papar dpp 1 1
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete Bible
Penan, Bah-Biau pna 1 0
Penan, Eastern pez 1 1 New Testament
Penan, Western pne 1 1 New Testament
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete Bible
Remun lkj 1 0
Rohingya rhg 1 1
Rungus drg 1 0 Complete Bible
Sa'ban snv 1 0 Bible Portions
Sama, Balangingih sse 1 1 New Testament
Sama, Central sml 1 1 New Testament
Sama, Southern ssb 1 1 Bible Portions
Sebop sib 1 0
Sebuyau snb 1 0
Sekapan skp 1 0
Semai sea 1 0 Bible Portions
Semaq Beri szc 1 1
Semelai sza 1 1
Semnam ssm 1 1
Sian spg 1 1
Sindhi snd 1 1 Complete Bible
Sinhala sin 1 1 Complete Bible
Sugut Dusun kzs 1 0
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tamil tam 2 1 Complete Bible
Tatana txx 1 0 Bible Portions
Tausug tsg 1 1 New Testament
Telugu tel 1 1 Complete Bible
Temiar tea 1 0
Temuan tmw 1 0
Ten'edn tnz 1 1
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Thai, Southern sou 2 2 Bible Portions
Tidung, Northern ntd 1 0
Tidung, Southern itd 1 0
Tobilung tgb 1 0 Bible Portions
Tombonuo txa 1 0 New Testament
Tring tgq 1 1
Ukit umi 1 1
Uma' Lasan xky 1 0
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Wolio wlo 1 1
Yakan yka 1 1 New Testament
Totals: 159 188 84   38 38 46 80 18

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
6.6 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.7 %)
8.9 %
Ethnic Religions
16.2 %
Hinduism
5.5 %
Islam
55.9 %
Non-Religious
6.5 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.8 %
Independent
18.4 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
2.9 %
Protestant
34.5 %
Roman Catholic
41.5 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Malaysia
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  • Christian literature distribution
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  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
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  • Clean water projects
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Malaysia Statistics
People Groups 188
Unreached People Groups 84  (44.7%)
Population 31,981,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.3%
Population in Unreached 16,480,000  (51.5%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 379
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 8.9%
Percent Evangelical 3.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.9%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 75%
Continent Asia
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MY
Official Language(s) MalayEnglish
Literacy Rate 93%
Estimated Illiterate Population 2,239,000
Persecution Ranking 23 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Malaysia Maps
Language Map (Ethnologue)
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
Malaysia Prayer Cards

Malaysia prayer cards.

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Malaysia Links
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Window International Country Profile
World Factbook
Ethnologue Language Listing
God Reports (stories from the field)
Religious Freedom Report
Malaysia Videos
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