Country: Malaysia

Number of People Groups

186

People Groups Unreached

83 (44.6%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

31,130,000

Population in Unreached

16,300,000 (52.4%)

Literacy Rate

95 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

8.6%

% Evangelical

3.26%
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Abai Sungai 1,400 1,400 Abai Sungai Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Acehnese 82,000 3,566,000 Aceh Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 8,600 190,291,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 28.00 %
 Arab 14,000 793,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.00 %
 Bajau Bukit, Papar 1,900 1,900 Papar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bajau, West Coast 236,000 248,000 Bajau, West Coast Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Balau 11,000 11,000 Balau Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 6.00 %
 Balinese 5,700 4,023,000 Bali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Banjarese, Banjar Malay 26,000 4,250,000 Banjar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baram Kayan 11,000 11,000 Kayan, Baram Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
 Bateq 1,200 1,200 Batek Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.50 %
 Batu Punan 1,200 1,200 Punan Batu Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 1.00 %
 Bawean 55,000 186,000 Madura Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beketan, Manketa 300 1,000 Bukitan Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
Belait, Kiput 500 1,600 Belait Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Berawan, Central 1,600 1,600 Berawan, Central Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
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 %
 Bintulu 11,000 11,000 Bintulu Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 1.00 %
 Bisaya, Sabah 71,000 85,000 Bisaya, Sabah Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bonggi 5,100 5,100 Bonggi Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 1.50 %
 British 15,000 51,834,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 8.00 %
 Brunei Malay, Kedayan 354,000 543,000 Brunei Islam 5.00 % 0.30 %
 Buginese 141,000 6,718,000 Bugis Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bukar Sadong, Bidayuh 69,000 80,000 Bidayuh, Bukar-Sadong Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Burmese 29,000 32,284,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 %
 Cham, Western 13,000 298,000 Cham, Western Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Che Wong, Siwang 500 500 Cheq Wong Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.49 %
 Chitties, Malaaccan Creole Malay 400 400 Malaccan Creole Malay Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Daro-Matu 20,000 20,000 Melanau, Daro-Matu Islam 8.00 % 5.92 %
 Dayak, Kendayan 15,000 385,000 Kendayan Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.40 %
Dayak, Sarawak 28,000 28,000 Bidayuh, Bau Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.84 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Malaysian Sign Language Islam 10.00 % 0.90 %
 Duano, Orang Kuala 4,800 23,000 Duano Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dumpas 4,000 4,000 Dumpas Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.40 %
 Dusun, Bundu 69,000 69,000 Dusun, Kadazan Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 %
 Dusun, Central 199,000 199,000 Dusun, Kadazan Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
 Dusun, Kadazan 74,000 74,000 Dusun, Kadazan Ethnic Religions 27.00 % 6.00 %
 Dusun, Keningau 2,000 2,000 Gana Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Dusun, Kuala Monsok 300 300 Dusun, Kadazan 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 67,000 67,000 Rungus Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
 Dusun, Segama 800 800 Kinabatangan, Upper Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
 Dusun, Sugut 17,000 17,000 Dusun, Sugut Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 %
 Dusun, Sungai 49,000 49,000 Dusun, Kadazan Christianity 40.00 % 7.00 %
 Dusun, Tambunan 22,000 22,000 Dusun, Kadazan Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
 Dusun, Tempasuk 16,000 16,000 Dusun, Kadazan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
 Dusun, Tuaran 20,000 20,000 Lotud Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
 Eurasian, Euronesian 57,000 1,807,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 462,000 36,602,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
 Garo, Kimaragang 2,500 2,500 Kota Marudu Talantang Christianity 70.00 % 21.43 %
 Gujarati 29,000 2,266,000 Gujarati Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,415,000 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 7.00 %
 Han Chinese, Hainanese 398,000 6,440,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 1,752,000 42,846,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 %
 Han Chinese, Hokkien 1,928,000 56,475,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,000,000 858,191,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Bei 389,000 3,342,000 Chinese, Min Bei Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Dong 260,000 10,371,000 Chinese, Min Dong Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.00 %
 Han Chinese, Puxian 29,000 3,055,000 Chinese, Pu-Xian Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Teochew 1,017,000 1,765,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 %
 Han Chinese, Xiang 64,000 38,420,000 Chinese, Xiang Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 %
 Hindi 58,000 1,431,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hui 14,000 13,687,000 Chinese, Mandarin Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ida'an, Eraans 15,000 15,000 Ida'an Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 5.00 %
 Indonesian 807,000 6,685,000 Indonesian Islam 15.00 % 5.60 %
Iranun, Sabah 30,000 30,000 Iranun Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jagoi-Bisingai 9,800 9,800 Bidayuh, Bau Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %
 Jah Hut, Cheres 4,400 4,400 Jah Hut Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.10 %
 Jakun, Djakun 31,000 31,000 Jakun Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jama Mapun, Sama Mapun 16,000 64,000 Mapun Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Japanese 14,000 124,775,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %
 Javanese, Orang Jawa 649,000 17,678,000 Javanese Islam 14.00 % 7.00 %
 Jehai 1,500 1,700 Jehai Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 20.00 %
 Kadazan, Central 33,000 33,000 Dusun, Kadazan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 10.00 %
 Kadazan, Eastern 29,000 29,000 Kadazan, Labuk-Kinabatangan Christianity 60.00 % 25.40 %
 Kadazan, Klias River 2,000 2,000 Kadazan, Klias River Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Kanarese 58,000 82,000 Kannada Hinduism 3.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanowit 500 500 Melanau, Kanowit-Tanjong Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.00 %
Kayaman 1,100 1,100 Kajaman Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 %
 Kelabit 5,500 6,300 Kelabit Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Kensiu 300 600 Kensiu Ethnic Religions 1.30 % 0.00 %
 Kenyah, Kelinyau 15,000 17,000 Kenyah, Mainstream Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 %
 Kenyah, Sibop 4,500 4,500 Sebop Islam 10.00 % 2.00 %
 Kenyah, Tutoh 1,600 1,600 Long Wat Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 %
 Kenyah, Upper Baram 25,000 26,000 Kenyah, Mainstream Christianity 80.00 % 6.00 %
Kenyah, Wahau 1,100 11,000 Kenyah, Wahau Christianity 72.00 % 4.00 %
 Kenyah, Western 3,300 5,100 Uma' Lasan Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Kimaragan, Tandek 24,000 24,000 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 %
 Kota Marudu Tinagas 2,800 2,800 Dusun, Kadazan Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 5.00 %
 Kristang 14,000 40,000 Malaccan Creole Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 %
 Lahanan 800 800 Lahanan Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lakiput 3,000 3,000 Kiput Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 %
Lamaholot 46,000 246,000 Lamaholot Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 %
 Lanas Lobu 5,100 5,100 Lobu, Lanas Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 %
 Land Dayak, Biatah 90,000 101,000 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 %
 Lundayeh, Lun Bawang 27,000 54,000 Lun Bawang Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 %
 Mah Meri, Besisi 3,900 3,900 Mah Meri Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.90 %
 Malay 6,907,000 11,665,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.45 %
 Malay, Cocos Islands 5,600 7,200 Malay, Cocos Islands Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Malay, East Malaysia 284,000 284,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malay, Kedah 3,105,000 3,106,000 Malay, Kedah Islam 0.50 % 0.40 %
 Malay, Riau 117,000 2,158,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Malayali, Malayalam 172,000 1,267,000 Malayalam Hinduism 8.00 % 1.50 %
 Mamak, Talang 121,000 147,000 Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Melanau 135,000 136,000 Melanau, Central Islam 5.00 % 2.50 %
 Mendriq 200 200 Minriq Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.00 %
Millikin 4,700 4,700 Remun Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 2.00 %
 Minangkabau, Orang Negeri 913,000 913,000 Negeri Sembilan Malay Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mintil 200 200 Mintil Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Molbog 2,500 26,000 Molbog Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Murik Kayan 2,900 2,900 Murik Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.80 %
 Murut, Kalabakan 3,100 3,100 Murut, Kalabakan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Murut, Keningau 9,300 9,300 Murut, Keningau Christianity 55.00 % 6.00 %
 Murut, Okolod 2,200 6,500 Okolod Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 5.00 %
 Murut, Paluan 4,600 4,600 Murut, Paluan Islam 8.00 % 0.60 %
 Murut, Pandewan 1,700 1,700 Murut, Paluan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.60 %
 Murut, Selungai 800 1,700 Murut, Selungai Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 12.00 %
 Murut, Sembakung 2,800 6,900 Murut, Sembakung Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 9.00 %
 Murut, Serudung 1,000 1,000 Murut, Serudung Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 1.00 %
 Murut, Tagal 51,000 53,000 Murut, Tahol Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 %
 Murut, Timogun 9,900 9,900 Murut, Timugon Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
Narom 4,200 4,200 Narom Islam 4.00 % 0.20 %
 Nepali, general 227,000 771,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.00 % 1.80 %
 Orang Kanaq 200 200 Orang Kanaq Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 %
 Orang Pantai Timur 2,481,000 2,481,000 Malay Islam 0.50 % 0.40 %
 Orang Seletar 1,800 3,100 Orang Seletar Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
 Pashtun Northern 5,800 45,678,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Penan 11,000 11,000 Penan, Eastern Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
 Persian 40,000 40,627,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 3.00 % 1.80 %
 Punan Bah-Biau 1,200 1,200 Penan, Bah-Biau Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 2.00 %
Punan-Nibong 4,000 4,100 Penan, Western Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Punjabi 66,000 2,025,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rejang Kayan, Lisum 8,000 8,000 Kayan, Rejang Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 6.00 %
 Rohingya 41,000 1,724,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 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 %
 Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama 5,100 99,000 Sama, Balangingih Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sama, Southern 18,000 256,000 Sama, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sama-Bajau 20,000 144,000 Sama, Central Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Sea Dayak, Iban 695,000 738,000 Iban Ethnic Religions 42.00 % 14.00 %
 Sebuyau 9,100 9,100 Sebuyau Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.40 %
 Sekapan 2,000 2,000 Sekapan Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
 Semai, Central Sakai 56,000 56,000 Semai Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.33 %
 Semelai 7,200 7,200 Semelai Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.10 %
Semnam 900 900 Semnam Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Semoq Beri 2,300 2,300 Semaq Beri Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.30 %
Sian Unknown Unknown Sian Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 %
Siduan 1,100 1,100 Melanau, Sibu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinabu 900 900 Kinabatangan, Upper Christianity 42.00 % 6.00 %
 Sindhi 29,000 98,000 Sindhi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese 4,300 11,132,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 %
 Sino-Native 29,000 29,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %
 Sonsogon 4,700 4,700 Kimaragang Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 79,000 1,460,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Straits Chinese, Baba Creole 247,000 268,000 Malay, Baba Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
 Tambanua, Paitan 14,000 14,000 Tombonuo Islam 20.00 % 5.90 %
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 1,820,000 7,317,000 Tamil Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Tamil, Jaffna 31,000 31,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tampias Lobu 4,100 4,100 Lobu, Tampias Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 2.00 %
 Tatana 22,000 22,000 Tatana Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 0.50 %
 Tausug, Sulu 212,000 1,476,000 Tausug Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Telugu 115,000 780,000 Telugu Hinduism 4.00 % 1.50 %
 Temiar 29,000 29,000 Temiar Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 0.60 %
 Temoq 800 800 Temoq Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Temuan, Benua 29,000 29,000 Temuan Ethnic Religions 5.80 % 5.20 %
 Thai, Central 29,000 20,359,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 %
 Thai, Southern 4,000 5,019,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tidung, Northern 20,000 20,000 Tidong, Tangshang Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 4.00 %
 Tidung, Southern 3,000 34,000 Tidong, Southern Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 1.64 %
 Tobilung 10,000 10,000 Tobilung Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
Tonga 100 500 Ten'edn Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tring 700 700 Tring Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 %
Tringgus 1,000 1,000 Bidayuh, Tringgus-Sembaan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 %
Tungara 2,400 2,400 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 %
 Urdu 14,000 1,776,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Vietnamese 98,000 84,970,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 %
 Wolio 17,000 255,000 Wolio Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yakan 1,200 182,000 Yakan Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  186 31,130,000       83   8.62 % 3.26 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 34,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 31,164,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abai Sungai abf 1 1
Aceh ace 1 1 Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Portions
Bajau, West Coast bdr 1 1
Bakati', Rara lra 1 0 Portions
Balau blg 1 0
Bali ban 1 1 Complete
Banjar bjn 1 1
Batek btq 1 1
Belait beg 1 1
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete
Berawan, Central zbc 1 1 Portions
Berawan, East zbe 1 0
Berawan, West zbw 1 1 Portions
Bidayuh, Bau sne 2 0
Bidayuh, Biatah bth 1 0 Complete
Bidayuh, Bukar-Sadong sdo 1 0
Bidayuh, Tringgus-Sembaan trx 1 0
Bintulu bny 1 0
Bisaya, Brunei bsb 1 0 Portions
Bisaya, Sabah bsy 1 1 Portions
Bonggi bdg 1 0 Portions
Brunei kxd 1 1
Bugis bug 1 1 Complete
Bukitan bkn 1 0
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete
Cham, Western cja 1 1
Cheq Wong cwg 1 1
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 3 1 Complete
Chinese, Min Bei mnp 1 0 NT
Chinese, Min Dong cdo 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Min Nan nan 3 0 Complete
Chinese, Pu-Xian cpx 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Xiang hsn 1 1
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete
Duano dup 1 1
Dumpas dmv 1 0
Dusun, Kadazan dtp 9 0 Complete
Dusun, Sugut kzs 1 0
English eng 3 0 Complete
Gana gnq 1 0
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete
Iban iba 1 0 Complete
Ida'an dbj 1 0 Portions
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete
Iranun ilm 1 1
Jah Hut jah 1 1 Portions
Jakun jak 1 1
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete
Javanese jav 1 0 Complete
Jehai jhi 1 0
Kadazan, Klias River kqt 1 0
Kadazan, Labuk-Kinabatangan dtb 1 0 NT
Kajaman kag 1 1
Kannada kan 1 1 Complete
Kayan, Baram kys 1 0 Complete
Kayan, Rejang ree 1 0
Kelabit kzi 1 0 Portions
Kendayan knx 1 0
Kensiu kns 1 1
Kenyah, Mainstream xkl 2 0 NT
Kenyah, Wahau whk 1 0
Kimaragang kqr 2 1 Portions
Kinabatangan, Upper dmg 3 0 Portions
Kintaq knq 1 1
Kiput kyi 1 0
Kota Marudu Talantang grm 1 0
Kuijau dkr 1 0
Lahanan lhn 1 1
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 Portions
Lun Bawang lnd 1 0 Complete
Madura mad 1 1 Complete
Mah Meri mhe 1 1
Malaccan Creole Malay ccm 1 1
Malaccan Creole Portuguese mcm 1 0 Portions
Malay zlm 5 5
Malay, Ambonese abs 1 1 Portions
Malay, Baba mbf 1 0 NT
Malay, Cocos Islands coa 1 1
Malay, Kedah meo 1 1
Malayalam mal 1 0 Complete
Malaysian Sign Language xml 1 0
Mapun sjm 1 1 Portions
Melanau, Central mel 1 0
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 NT
Murik mxr 1 1
Murut, Bookan bnb 1 0
Murut, Kalabakan kve 1 0
Murut, Keningau kxi 1 0 NT
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
Murut, Timugon tih 1 0 NT
Narom nrm 1 1
Negeri Sembilan Malay zmi 1 1
Nepali npi 1 1 Complete
Okolod kqv 1 0
Orang Kanaq orn 1 1
Orang Seletar ors 1 0
Papar dpp 1 1
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete
Penan, Bah-Biau pna 1 0
Penan, Eastern pez 1 1 NT
Penan, Western pne 1 1 NT
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete
Punan Batu pnm 1 0
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete
Remun lkj 1 0
Rohingya rhg 1 1
Rungus drg 1 0 Complete
Sa'ban snv 1 0 Portions
Sama, Balangingih sse 1 1 Portions
Sama, Central sml 1 1 NT
Sama, Southern ssb 1 1 Portions
Sebop sib 1 0
Sebuyau snb 1 0
Sekapan skp 1 0
Semai sea 1 0 Portions
Semaq Beri szc 1 1
Semelai sza 1 1
Semnam ssm 1 1
Sian spg 1 1
Sindhi snd 1 1 Complete
Sinhala sin 1 1 Complete
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete
Tamil tam 2 1 Complete
Tatana txx 1 0
Tausug tsg 1 1 NT
Telugu tel 1 1 Complete
Temiar tea 1 0
Temoq tmo 1 1
Temuan tmw 1 0
Ten'edn tnz 1 1
Thai tha 1 1 Complete
Thai, Southern sou 1 1 Portions
Tidong, Southern itd 1 0
Tidong, Tangshang ntd 1 0
Tobilung tgb 1 0
Tombonuo txa 1 0 NT
Tring tgq 1 1
Ukit umi 1 1
Uma' Lasan xky 1 0
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete
Wolio wlo 1 1
Yakan yka 1 1 NT
Totals: 161 186 83   30 37 46 76 18

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
6.6 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.3 %)
8.6 %
Ethnic Religions
16.2 %
Hinduism
5.5 %
Islam
56.1 %
Non-Religious
6.5 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.8 %
Independent
18.8 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
2.8 %
Protestant
35.1 %
Roman Catholic
41.1 %
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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Malaysia Statistics
People Groups 186
Unreached People Groups 83  (44.6%)
Population 31,130,000
Population in Unreached 16,300,000  (52.4%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 390 to 489
Urbanization 74%
Continent Asia
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code MY
Official National Language Malay
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 95%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,556,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 8.6%
Percent Evangelical 3.3%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 31 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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