Language:  Malagasy, Plateau

Population of Groups Speaking

11,654,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

20

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Anjatsy Madagascar 43,000 43,000 Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.50 % -
 Antaifasy Madagascar 227,000 227,000 Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.69 % -
 Antaimoro Madagascar 1,184,000 1,184,000 Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 2.34 % -
Antambahoaka Madagascar 105,000 105,000 Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 % -
Antemanambondro Madagascar 80,000 80,000 Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 11.00 % -
 Betsileo Madagascar 4,476,000 4,476,000 Christianity 94.00 % 16.63 % -
Bezanozano Madagascar 230,000 230,000 Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 15.00 % -
Karimbola Madagascar 154,000 154,000 Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 % -
Malagasy Canada 1,500 83,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
Malagasy France 65,000 83,000 Christianity 69.00 % 1.00 % -
Malagasy Mayotte 2,300 83,000 Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
Malagasy Mauritius 1,300 83,000 Christianity 72.00 % 1.50 % -
Malagasy Reunion 12,000 83,000 Christianity 72.00 % 1.00 % -
Malagasy United States 1,000 83,000 Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
Malagasy-Antalaotra Comoros 1,200 1,200 Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
 Merina-Vakinankaratra Madagascar 2,759,000 2,759,000 Christianity 90.00 % 14.41 % -
Sahafatra Madagascar 115,000 115,000 Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 % -
 Sihanaka Madagascar 689,000 689,000 Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.94 % -
 Tanala Madagascar 1,386,000 1,386,000 Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 1.04 % -
Zafisoro Madagascar 123,000 123,000 Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 0.50 % -
  Totals:  20           0     0
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0           0     0

Language Alternate Names
Ambaniandro
Borizany
Fiteny Malagasy
Hova
Malagasy
Malagasy fiteny
Malgache
Merina
Official Malagasy
Plateau Malagasy
Standard Malagasy
Teny ofisialy
Teny ofisiealy
Vakinankaritra

Dialects
Betsileo
Bezanozano
Malagasy
Merina
Sihanaka
Tanala
Zafimaniry
Zafisoro

Dialect Alternate Names
Hova
Malagache
Malagash
Malagasy, Merina
Malagasy, Merina
Malagasy: Betsileo
Malagasy: Bezanozano
Malagasy: Tanala
Malagasy: Zafisoro
Merina

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1828-1987
New Testament 1830-1990
Complete Bible 1835-2011

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