Balau in Malaysia

The Balau have only been reported in Malaysia
Population
11,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Balau
People Name in Country Balau
Population in Malaysia 11,000
World Population 11,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 10603
ROP3 Code 100841
Country Malaysia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 31  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Southwest Sarawak, southeast of Simunjan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Malaysia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 31  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Southwest Sarawak, southeast of Simunjan..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Balau (11,000 speakers)
Language Code blg   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Balau
Primary Language Balau (11,000 speakers)
Language Code blg   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Balau

Primary Language:  Balau

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
34.00 %
Ethnic Religions
61.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
5.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
10.0 %
Protestant
45.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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