Language:  Sama, Central Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

148,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

2

Scripture Status

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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 *
 Sama-Bajau Malaysia 20,000 149,000 Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Sama-Bajau Philippines 129,000 149,000 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.00 % 3
  Totals:  2           2     4
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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
Badjaw
Bajau Pela’u
Bajau Pela'u
Central Sinama
Orang Laut
Sama
Sama Deya
Sama Dilaut
Sama Kabinga’an
Sama Kabinga'an
Sama Laminusa
Sama Mandelaut
Sama Pala’u
Sama Pala'u
Sama Siasi
Sama Sitangkai
Sama Tabawan
Sama Ubian
Samal
Siasi Sama
Sinama

Dialects
Dilaut-badjao
Samal
Siasi

Dialect Alternate Names
Sama, Central
Sama, Siasi
Sama: Siasi
Samal: Sulu
Sinama
Sulu

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1966-2008
New Testament 1987-2008
Complete Bible None Reported

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