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Abai Sungai1,400Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAbai SungaiP
Abai Sungai
M
Abai Sungai of Malaysia
 
Acehnese81,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamAcehP
Acehnese
M
Acehnese of Malaysia
T
Americans, U.S.8,50028.00 %79.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab14,0000.00 %0.20 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
Bajau Bukit, Papar1,900Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamPaparP
Bajau Bukit, Papar
M
Bajau Bukit, Papar of Malaysia
T
Bajau Kagayan, Sama Mapun16,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMapunP
Bajau Kagayan, Sama Mapun
M
Bajau Kagayan, Sama Mapun of Malaysia
T
Bajau, West Coast71,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBajau, West CoastP
Bajau, West Coast
M
Bajau, West Coast of Malaysia
T
Balau11,000Y6.00 %34.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBalau   
Balinese5,7000.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismBaliP
Balinese
M
Balinese of Malaysia
 
Banjarese, Banjar Malay25,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBanjarP
Banjarese, Banjar Malay
M
Banjarese, Banjar Malay of Malaysia
T
Baram Kayan11,000Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityKayan, BaramP
Baram Kayan
  
Bateq, Kleb1,200Y0.50 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBatekP
Bateq, Kleb
M
Bateq, Kleb of Malaysia
T
Batu Punan1,200Y1.00 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPunan Batu 1P
Batu Punan
M
Batu Punan of Malaysia
T
Bawean54,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMaduraP
Bawean
M
Bawean of Malaysia
T
Beketan, Manketa300Y6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityBukitanP
Beketan, Manketa
  
Belait500Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBelait   
Berawan, Central1,600Y0.50 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBerawan, Central   
Berawan, East1,200Y0.80 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBerawan, East   
Berawan, West1,100Y0.00 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBerawan, West   
Biatah, Bideyu89,000Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityBidayuh, BiatahP
Biatah, Bideyu
 T
Bintulu11,000Y1.00 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBintuluP
Bintulu
  
Bisaya, Sabah Bisaya70,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBisaya, SabahP
Bisaya, Sabah Bisaya
M
Bisaya, Sabah Bisaya of Malaysia
T
Bonggi5,000Y1.50 %18.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBonggiP
Bonggi
M
Bonggi of Malaysia
T
British15,0008.00 %61.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Brunei Malay, Kedayan350,000Y0.30 %5.00 %Y1 IslamBruneiP
Brunei Malay, Kedayan
 T
Bugis, Buginese139,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBugisP
Bugis, Buginese
M
Bugis, Buginese of Malaysia
T
Bukar Sadong, Bidayuh68,000Y5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityBidayuh, Bukar-SadongP
Bukar Sadong, Bidayuh
M
Bukar Sadong, Bidayuh of Malaysia
T
Burmese28,0000.17 %0.50 %Y1 BuddhismBurmeseP
Burmese
M
Burmese of Malaysia
T
Cham, Western13,0000.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamCham, WesternP
Cham, Western
  
Che Wong, Siwang500Y0.49 %0.50 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsCheq WongP
Che Wong, Siwang
M
Che Wong, Siwang of Malaysia
T
Chitties, Malaaccan Creole M400Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismMalaccan Creole MalayP
Chitties, Malaaccan Creole Malay
M
Chitties, Malaaccan Creole Malay of Malaysia
T
Cocos Islander, Kukus5,600Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMalay, Cocos IslandsP
Cocos Islander, Kukus
  
Daro-Matu20,000Y5.92 %8.00 %4 IslamMelanau, Daro-Matu   
Dayak, Kendayan, Selako15,000Y0.40 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKendayanP
Dayak, Kendayan, Selako
M
Dayak, Kendayan, Selako of Malaysia
T
Dayak, Sarawak, Jagoi28,000Y4.84 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBidayuh, Bau   
DeafY0.90 %10.00 %2 IslamMalaysian Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Dumpas4,000Y0.40 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDumpasP
Dumpas
  
Dusun, Bundu68,000Y5.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityDusun, KadazanP
Dusun, Bundu
M
Dusun, Bundu of Malaysia
T
Dusun, Central197,000Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityDusun, KadazanP
Dusun, Central
M
Dusun, Central of Malaysia
T
Dusun, Keningau 2,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGanaP
Dusun, Keningau
 T
Dusun, Kuala Monsok300Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityDusun, KadazanP
Dusun, Kuala Monsok
 T
Dusun, Kwijau11,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKuijauP
Dusun, Kwijau
 T
Dusun, Minokok1,400Y7.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMinokokP
Dusun, Minokok
 T
Dusun, Rungus, Momogun60,000Y5.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityRungusP
Dusun, Rungus, Momogun
 T
Dusun, Segama800Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityKinabatangan, UpperP
Dusun, Segama
 T
Dusun, Sugut17,000Y6.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDusun, SugutP
Dusun, Sugut
 T
Dusun, Sungai49,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 ChristianityDusun, KadazanP
Dusun, Sungai
 T
Dusun, Tambunan22,000Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityDusun, KadazanP
Dusun, Tambunan
 T
Dusun, Tempasuk16,000Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDusun, KadazanP
Dusun, Tempasuk
 T
Dusun, Tuaran, Lotud20,000Y5.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLotudP
Dusun, Tuaran, Lotud
 T
Eurasian, Euronesian57,00012.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Eurasian, Euronesian
M
Eurasian, Euronesian of Malaysia
T
Filipino, Tagalog456,00012.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
M
Filipino, Tagalog of Malaysia
T
Garo, Kimaragang2,500Y21.43 %70.00 %5 ChristianityKota Marudu TalantangP
Garo, Kimaragang
  
Gujarati28,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Malaysia
T
Han Chinese, Cantonese1,396,0007.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
M
Han Chinese, Cantonese of Malaysia
T
Han Chinese, Hainanese392,0005.00 %7.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Hainanese
M
Han Chinese, Hainanese of Malaysia
T
Han Chinese, Hakka1,729,0008.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
M
Han Chinese, Hakka of Malaysia
T
Han Chinese, Hokkien1,903,0008.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Hokkien
M
Han Chinese, Hokkien of Malaysia
T
Han Chinese, Mandarin986,0005.00 %9.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Han Chinese, Min Bei384,0005.00 %7.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Min BeiP
Han Chinese, Min Bei
 T
Han Chinese, Min Dong256,0002.00 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Min DongP
Han Chinese, Min Dong
 T
Han Chinese, Puxian29,0005.00 %9.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Pu-XianP
Han Chinese, Puxian
 T
Han Chinese, Teochew1,004,0005.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Teochew
M
Han Chinese, Teochew of Malaysia
T
Han Chinese, Xiang63,0001.00 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, XiangP
Han Chinese, Xiang
 T
Hindi57,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi
 T
Hui14,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChinese, MandarinP
Hui
M
Hui of Malaysia
T
Ida'an, Eraans 15,000Y5.00 %18.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIda'anP
Ida'an, Eraans
  
Indonesian796,0005.60 %15.00 %4 IslamIndonesianP
Indonesian
M
Indonesian of Malaysia
T
Iranun, Sabah30,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamIranun M
Iranun, Sabah of Malaysia
 
Jagoi-Bisingai9,600Y0.50 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBidayuh, Bau   
Jah Hut, Cheres3,400Y0.10 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsJah HutP
Jah Hut, Cheres
M
Jah Hut, Cheres of Malaysia
T
Jakun, Djakun30,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsJakunP
Jakun, Djakun
M
Jakun, Djakun of Malaysia
T
Japanese14,0000.50 %1.50 %Y1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
 T
Javanese, Orang Jawa640,0007.00 %14.00 %4 IslamJavaneseP
Javanese, Orang Jawa
M
Javanese, Orang Jawa of Malaysia
T
Jehai1,500Y20.00 %33.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsJehaiP
Jehai
M
Jehai of Malaysia
T
Kadazan, Coastal, Papar32,000Y10.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDusun, KadazanP
Kadazan, Coastal, Papar
  
Kadazan, Coastal, Penampang73,000Y6.00 %27.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDusun, KadazanP
Kadazan, Coastal, Penampang
M
Kadazan, Coastal, Penampang of Malaysia
T
Kadazan, Eastern29,000Y25.40 %60.00 %5 ChristianityKadazan, Labuk-KinabatanganP
Kadazan, Eastern
M
Kadazan, Eastern of Malaysia
T
Kadazan, Klias River2,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKadazan, Klias RiverP
Kadazan, Klias River
  
Kanarese57,0000.00 %3.00 %Y1 HinduismKannada  T
Kanowit500Y0.00 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMelanau, Kanowit-TanjongP
Kanowit
M
Kanowit of Malaysia
T
Kayaman, Kejaman1,100Y0.50 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKajaman   
Kelabit4,900Y5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityKelabitP
Kelabit
M
Kelabit of Malaysia
T
Kensiu300Y0.00 %1.30 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKensiuP
Kensiu
M
Kensiu of Malaysia
T
Kenyah, Kelinyau, Madang15,000Y6.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityKenyah, MainstreamP
Kenyah, Kelinyau, Madang
M
Kenyah, Kelinyau, Madang of Malaysia
T
Kenyah, Sibop, Sabup4,500Y2.00 %10.00 %2 IslamSebopP
Kenyah, Sibop, Sabup
M
Kenyah, Sibop, Sabup of Malaysia
T
Kenyah, Tutoh, Lugat1,600Y6.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityLong WatP
Kenyah, Tutoh, Lugat
M
Kenyah, Tutoh, Lugat of Malaysia
T
Kenyah, Upper Baram25,000Y6.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityKenyah, MainstreamP
Kenyah, Upper Baram
M
Kenyah, Upper Baram of Malaysia
T
Kenyah, Wahau1,1004.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityKenyah, Wahau   
Kenyah, Western3,200Y5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityUma' LasanP
Kenyah, Western
M
Kenyah, Western of Malaysia
T
Kimaragan, Tandek24,000Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityKimaragangP
Kimaragan, Tandek
  
Kinabatangan, Upper14,000Y6.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityKinabatangan, UpperP
Kinabatangan, Upper
  
Kintaq100Y1.00 %1.20 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKintaqP
Kintaq
M
Kintaq of Malaysia
T
Kota Marudu Tinagas2,800Y5.00 %22.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDusun, KadazanP
Kota Marudu Tinagas
  
Kristang, Mallacan Portugues14,000Y5.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityMalaccan Creole PortugueseP
Kristang, Mallacan Portuguese Creole
  
Lahanan700Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsLahananP
Lahanan
M
Lahanan of Malaysia
 
Lakiput2,900Y1.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityKiputP
Lakiput
M
Lakiput of Malaysia
T
Lamaholot45,0008.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityLamaholot   
Lanas Lobu5,000Y6.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLobu, LanasP
Lanas Lobu
  
Land Dayak, Lara16,000Y4.30 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBakati', RaraP
Land Dayak, Lara
  
Lanoh400Y0.00 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsLanohP
Lanoh
M
Lanoh of Malaysia
T
Lundayeh, Lun Bawang27,000Y16.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLun BawangP
Lundayeh, Lun Bawang
M
Lundayeh, Lun Bawang of Malaysia
T
Mah Meri, Besisi3,800Y0.90 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMah MeriP
Mah Meri, Besisi
M
Mah Meri, Besisi of Malaysia
T
Malay6,916,000Y0.45 %0.50 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Malay
M
Malay of Malaysia
T
Malay, East Malaysia280,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Malay, East Malaysia
M
Malay, East Malaysia of Malaysia
T
Malay, Kedah3,095,000Y0.40 %0.50 %Y1 IslamMalay, Kedah  T
Malay, Riau115,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Malay, Riau
M
Malay, Riau of Malaysia
T
Malayali, Malayalam170,0001.50 %8.00 %2 HinduismMalayalamP
Malayali, Malayalam
M
Malayali, Malayalam of Malaysia
T
Mamak, Talang119,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Mamak, Talang
 T
Melanau133,000Y2.50 %5.00 %4 IslamMelanau, CentralP
Melanau
M
Melanau of Malaysia
T
Mendriq200Y1.00 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMinriqP
Mendriq
M
Mendriq of Malaysia
T
Millikin4,600Y2.00 %18.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsRemun   
Minangkabau, Orang Negeri901,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamNegeri Sembilan MalayP
Minangkabau, Orang Negeri
M
Minangkabau, Orang Negeri of Malaysia
T
Mintil200Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMintil M
Mintil of Malaysia
 
Molbog2,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMolbogP
Molbog
M
Molbog of Malaysia
T
Murik Kayan2,900Y0.80 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMurik   
Murut, Kalabakan3,100Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKalabakanP
Murut, Kalabakan
 T
Murut, Keningau9,200Y6.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityMurut, KeningauP
Murut, Keningau
 T
Murut, Okolod, Kolur2,200Y5.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOkolodP
Murut, Okolod, Kolur
 T
Murut, Pandewan1,700Y0.60 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPaluanP
Murut, Pandewan
 T
Murut, Selungai800Y12.00 %15.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMurut, SelungaiP
Murut, Selungai
 T
Murut, Sembakung2,800Y9.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMurut, SembakungP
Murut, Sembakung
 T
Murut, Serudung1,000Y1.00 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMurut, SerudungP
Murut, Serudung
 T
Murut, Sook, Paluan4,500Y0.60 %8.00 %2 IslamPaluanP
Murut, Sook, Paluan
 T
Murut, Tagal50,000Y12.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityTaholP
Murut, Tagal
M
Murut, Tagal of Malaysia
T
Murut, Timogun9,700Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityMurut, TimugonP
Murut, Timogun
M
Murut, Timogun of Malaysia
T
Narom4,200Y0.20 %4.00 %Y1 IslamNarom   
Nepali, general224,0001.80 %2.00 %Y1 HinduismNepaliP
Nepali, general
M
Nepali, general of Malaysia
T
Orang Kanaq200Y0.00 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsOrang KanaqP
Orang Kanaq
M
Orang Kanaq of Malaysia
T
Orang Kuala, Duano4,700Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDuanoP
Orang Kuala, Duano
M
Orang Kuala, Duano of Malaysia
T
Orang Pantai Timur2,448,000Y0.40 %0.50 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Orang Pantai Timur
M
Orang Pantai Timur of Malaysia
T
Orang Seletar1,800Y3.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsOrang SeletarP
Orang Seletar
M
Orang Seletar of Malaysia
T
Pashtun, Northern5,8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun, Northern
 T
Penan11,000Y0.30 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsPenan, EasternP
Penan
M
Penan of Malaysia
T
Persian40,0001.80 %3.00 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
  
Punan Bah-Biau1,200Y2.00 %16.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPenan, Bah-BiauP
Punan Bah-Biau
 T
Punan-Nibong3,900Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsPenan, Western   
Punjabi65,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Other / SmallPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
M
Punjabi of Malaysia
T
Rejang Kayan, Lisum7,800Y6.00 %18.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKayan, RejangP
Rejang Kayan, Lisum
  
Rohingya40,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamRohingyaP
Rohingya
  
Sa'ban1,500Y15.02 %70.00 %5 ChristianitySa'banP
Sa'ban
M
Sa'ban of Malaysia
T
Sabum1,200Y0.56 %0.60 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMalay, Ambonese M
Sabum of Malaysia
 
Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama5,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamSama, BalangingihP
Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama
M
Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama of Malaysia
T
Sama, Southern18,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamSama, SouthernP
Sama, Southern
M
Sama, Southern of Malaysia
T
Sama-Bajau19,0000.50 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSama, CentralP
Sama-Bajau
M
Sama-Bajau of Malaysia
T
Sea Dayak, Iban686,000Y14.00 %42.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsIbanP
Sea Dayak, Iban
M
Sea Dayak, Iban of Malaysia
T
Sebuyau23,000Y0.40 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSebuyauP
Sebuyau
  
Sekapan1,900Y6.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSekapanP
Sekapan
 T
Semai, Central Sakai56,000Y3.33 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSemaiP
Semai, Central Sakai
M
Semai, Central Sakai of Malaysia
T
Semelai4,500Y0.10 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSemelaiP
Semelai
M
Semelai of Malaysia
T
Semnam900Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSemnam M
Semnam of Malaysia
 
Semoq Beri2,300Y0.30 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSemaq BeriP
Semoq Beri
M
Semoq Beri of Malaysia
T
SianY0.00 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSian   
Siduan1,100Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamMelanau, Sibu   
Sinabu900Y6.00 %42.00 %4 ChristianityKinabatangan, UpperP
Sinabu
  
Sindhi28,0000.00 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismSindhiP
Sindhi
M
Sindhi of Malaysia
T
Sinhalese4,2000.10 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismSinhalaP
Sinhalese
M
Sinhalese of Malaysia
T
Sino-Native28,0000.50 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Sino-Native
  
Sonsogon4,600Y0.50 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKimaragangP
Sonsogon
  
South Asian, Bengali-Speakin78,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
M
South Asian, Bengali-Speaking of Malaysia
T
Straits Chinese, Baba Creole244,000Y3.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMalay, BabaP
Straits Chinese, Baba Creole
M
Straits Chinese, Baba Creole of Malaysia
T
Tambanua, Paitan14,000Y5.90 %20.00 %4 IslamTombonuoP
Tambanua, Paitan
M
Tambanua, Paitan of Malaysia
T
Tamil (Hindu traditions)1,796,0003.00 %6.00 %4 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
M
Tamil (Hindu traditions) of Malaysia
T
Tamil, Jaffna31,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismTamilP
Tamil, Jaffna
M
Tamil, Jaffna of Malaysia
T
Tampias Lobu4,000Y2.00 %18.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsLobu, TampiasP
Tampias Lobu
  
Tatana22,000Y0.50 %14.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTatanaP
Tatana
  
Tausug, Sulu209,0000.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamTausugP
Tausug, Sulu
M
Tausug, Sulu of Malaysia
T
Telugu113,0001.50 %4.00 %Y1 HinduismTeluguP
Telugu
M
Telugu of Malaysia
T
Temiar17,000Y0.60 %7.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTemiarP
Temiar
M
Temiar of Malaysia
T
Temoq700Y0.00 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsTemoqP
Temoq
M
Temoq of Malaysia
T
Temuan, Benua29,000Y5.20 %5.80 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTemuanP
Temuan, Benua
M
Temuan, Benua of Malaysia
T
Thai, Central28,0000.40 %0.50 %Y1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai, Central
M
Thai, Central of Malaysia
T
Thai, Southern3,9000.00 %0.00 %Y1 BuddhismThai, SouthernP
Thai, Southern
 T
Tidung, Northern20,0004.00 %14.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTidong, Northern   
Tidung, Southern3,000Y1.64 %12.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTidong, SouthernP
Tidung, Southern
M
Tidung, Southern of Malaysia
T
Tobilung10,000Y6.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTobilungP
Tobilung
  
Tonga1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsTen'edn M
Tonga of Malaysia
 
Tring700Y2.00 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsTring   
Tringgus1,000Y3.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBidayuh, Tringgus-Sembaan   
Tungara3,800Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityBookan   
Tutong, Bisayan23,000Y6.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBisaya, BruneiP
Tutong, Bisayan
M
Tutong, Bisayan of Malaysia
T
Ukit300Y0.40 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsUkit   
Urdu14,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
M
Urdu of Malaysia
T
Vietnamese97,0001.20 %8.00 %2 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
M
Vietnamese of Malaysia
T
Wolio17,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamWolioP
Wolio
M
Wolio of Malaysia
T
Yakan1,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamYakanP
Yakan
 T
Total People Groups:   186 30,684,000 127     83     157 98 129
Unclassified / Other Individuals 68,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 30,752,000  
Other reported groups:  3  
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Malaysia – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 83 44.6 % 16,049,000 52.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 24 12.9 % 688,000 2.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 1 0.5 % 2,900 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 67 36.0 % 12,626,000 41.1 %
  5 - Significantly reached 11 5.9 % 1,320,000 4.3 %
Totals 186   30,684,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Malaysia – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Abai Sungai
1,400


Acehnese
81,000


Americans, U.S.
8,500


Arab
14,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bajau Bukit, Papar
1,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Bajau Kagayan, Sama Mapun
16,000


Bajau, West Coast
71,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Balinese
5,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Banjarese, Banjar Malay
25,000


Baram Kayan
11,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bateq, Kleb
1,200


© Copyrighted Photo
Batu Punan
1,200


Bawean
54,000


Beketan, Manketa
300


Biatah, Bideyu
89,000


Bintulu
11,000


Bisaya, Sabah Bisaya
70,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bonggi
5,000


British
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Brunei Malay, Kedayan
350,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bugis, Buginese
139,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bukar Sadong, Bidayuh
68,000


Burmese
28,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Cham, Western
13,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Che Wong, Siwang
500


Chitties, Malaaccan Creole Malay
400


Cocos Islander, Kukus
5,600


Dayak, Kendayan, Selako
15,000


Deaf
Unknown


Dumpas
4,000


Dusun, Bundu
68,000


Dusun, Central
197,000


Dusun, Keningau
2,000


Dusun, Kuala Monsok
300


Dusun, Kwijau
11,000


Dusun, Minokok
1,400


Dusun, Rungus, Momogun
60,000


Dusun, Segama
800


Dusun, Sugut
17,000


Dusun, Sungai
49,000


Dusun, Tambunan
22,000


Dusun, Tempasuk
16,000


Dusun, Tuaran, Lotud
20,000


Eurasian, Euronesian
57,000


Filipino, Tagalog
456,000


Garo, Kimaragang
2,500


Gujarati
28,000


Han Chinese, Cantonese
1,396,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Hainanese
392,000


Han Chinese, Hakka
1,729,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Hokkien
1,903,000


Han Chinese, Mandarin
986,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Min Bei
384,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Min Dong
256,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Puxian
29,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Teochew
1,004,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Xiang
63,000


Hindi
57,000


Hui
14,000


Ida'an, Eraans
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Indonesian
796,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Jah Hut, Cheres
3,400


© Copyrighted Photo
Jakun, Djakun
30,000


Japanese
14,000


Javanese, Orang Jawa
640,000


Jehai
1,500


Kadazan, Coastal, Papar
32,000


Kadazan, Coastal, Penampang
73,000


Kadazan, Eastern
29,000


Kadazan, Klias River
2,000


Kanowit
500


Kelabit
4,900


Kensiu
300


Kenyah, Kelinyau, Madang
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kenyah, Sibop, Sabup
4,500


Kenyah, Tutoh, Lugat
1,600


Kenyah, Upper Baram
25,000


Kenyah, Western
3,200


Kimaragan, Tandek
24,000


Kinabatangan, Upper
14,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kintaq
100


Kota Marudu Tinagas
2,800


Kristang, Mallacan Portuguese Creole
14,000


Lahanan
700


Lakiput
2,900


Lanas Lobu
5,000


Land Dayak, Lara
16,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Lanoh
400


Lundayeh, Lun Bawang
27,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Mah Meri, Besisi
3,800


© Copyrighted Photo
Malay
6,916,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Malay, East Malaysia
280,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Malay, Riau
115,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Malayali, Malayalam
170,000


Mamak, Talang
119,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Melanau
133,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Mendriq
200


Minangkabau, Orang Negeri
901,000


Molbog
2,500


Murut, Kalabakan
3,100


Murut, Keningau
9,200


Murut, Okolod, Kolur
2,200


Murut, Pandewan
1,700


Murut, Selungai
800


Murut, Sembakung
2,800


Murut, Serudung
1,000


Murut, Sook, Paluan
4,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Murut, Tagal
50,000


Murut, Timogun
9,700


Nepali, general
224,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Orang Kanaq
200


© Copyrighted Photo
Orang Kuala, Duano
4,700


Orang Pantai Timur
2,448,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Orang Seletar
1,800


Pashtun, Northern
5,800


Penan
11,000


Persian
40,000


Punan Bah-Biau
1,200


Punjabi
65,000


Rejang Kayan, Lisum
7,800


© Copyrighted Photo
Rohingya
40,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Sa'ban
1,500


Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama
5,100


Sama, Southern
18,000


Sama-Bajau
19,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Sea Dayak, Iban
686,000


Sebuyau
23,000


Sekapan
1,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Semai, Central Sakai
56,000


Semelai
4,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Semoq Beri
2,300


Sinabu
900


Sindhi
28,000


Sinhalese
4,200


Sino-Native
28,000


Sonsogon
4,600


South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
78,000


Straits Chinese, Baba Creole
244,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tambanua, Paitan
14,000


Tamil (Hindu traditions)
1,796,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tamil, Jaffna
31,000


Tampias Lobu
4,000


Tatana
22,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tausug, Sulu
209,000


Telugu
113,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Temiar
17,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Temoq
700


© Copyrighted Photo
Temuan, Benua
29,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Thai, Central
28,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Thai, Southern
3,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Tidung, Southern
3,000


Tobilung
10,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tutong, Bisayan
23,000


Urdu
14,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Vietnamese
97,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Wolio
17,000


Yakan
1,100

Malaysia People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Malaysia – Languages
(Click headings for sorting )
Definitions:
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Language
(click Language name for details)
Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abai Sungaiabf11Need?
Acehace11Complete
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc11Portions
Bajau, West Coastbdr11None
Bakati', Raralra10Portions
Balaublg10Need?
Baliban11Complete
Banjarbjn11None
Batekbtq11None
Belaitbeg11Need?
Bengaliben11Complete
Berawan, Centralzbc11Portions
Berawan, Eastzbe10Need?
Berawan, Westzbw11Need?
Bidayuh, Bausne20None
Bidayuh, Biatahbth10NT
Bidayuh, Bukar-Sadongsdo10None
Bidayuh, Tringgus-Sembaantrx10Need?
Bintulubny10None
Bisaya, Bruneibsb10Portions
Bisaya, Sabahbsy11Portions
Bonggibdg10Portions
Bookanbnb10None
Bruneikxd11None
Bugisbug11Complete
Bukitanbkn10None
Burmesemya11Complete
Cham, Westerncja11None
Cheq Wongcwg11Need?
Chinese, Hakkahak10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn31Complete
Chinese, Min Beimnp10NT
Chinese, Min Dongcdo10Complete
Chinese, Min Nannan30Complete
Chinese, Pu-Xiancpx10Complete
Chinese, Xianghsn11Need?
Chinese, Yueyue10Complete
Duanodup11None
Dumpasdmv10Need?
Dusun, Kadazandtp90Complete
Dusun, Sugutkzs10Need?
Englisheng30Complete
Ganagnq10Need?
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Ibaniba10Complete
Ida'andbj10Portions
Indonesianind10Complete
Iranunilm11None
Jah Hutjah11Portions
Jakunjak11None
Japanesejpn11Complete
Javanesejav10Complete
Jehaijhi10None
Kadazan, Klias Riverkqt10Need?
Kadazan, Labuk-Kinabatangandtb10NT
Kajamankag11Need?
Kalabakankve10Need?
Kannadakan11Complete
Kayan, Baramkys10Complete
Kayan, Rejangree10None
Kelabitkzi10Portions
Kendayanknx10None
Kensiukns11None
Kenyah, Mainstreamxkl20NT
Kenyah, Wahauwhk10None
Kimaragangkqr21Portions
Kinabatangan, Upperdmg30Portions
Kintaqknq11Need?
Kiputkyi10Need?
Kota Marudu Talantanggrm10Need?
Kuijaudkr10Need?
Lahananlhn11Need?
Lamaholotslp10None
Lanohlnh11Need?
Lobu, Lanasruu10Need?
Lobu, Tampiaslow10Need?
Long Watttw10None
Lotuddtr10Portions
Lun Bawanglnd10Complete
Maduramad11Complete
Mah Merimhe11NT
Malaccan Creole Malayccm11Need?
Malaccan Creole Portuguesemcm10Portions
Malayzlm55Need?
Malay, Amboneseabs11Portions
Malay, Babambf10NT
Malay, Cocos Islandscoa11Need?
Malay, Kedahmeo11Need?
Malayalammal10Complete
Malaysian Sign Languagexml10None
Mapunsjm11Portions
Melanau, Centralmel10None
Melanau, Daro-Matudro10None
Melanau, Kanowit-Tanjongkxn11Need?
Melanau, Sibusdx11Need?
Minokokmqq10Need?
Minriqmnq11Need?
Mintilmzt11Need?
Molbogpwm11NT
Murikmxr11Need?
Murut, Keningaukxi10NT
Murut, Selungaislg10Need?
Murut, Sembakungsbr10Need?
Murut, Serudungsrk10None
Murut, Timugontih10NT
Naromnrm11Need?
Negeri Sembilan Malayzmi11Need?
Nepalinpi11Complete
Okolodkqv10Need?
Orang Kanaqorn11Need?
Orang Seletarors10Need?
Paluanplz20Need?
Papardpp11Need?
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Penan, Bah-Biaupna10None
Penan, Easternpez11NT
Penan, Westernpne11NT
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Punan Batu 1pnm10Need?
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Remunlkj10None
Rohingyarhg11None
Rungusdrg10NT
Sa'bansnv10Portions
Sama, Balangingihsse11Portions
Sama, Centralsml11NT
Sama, Southernssb11Portions
Sebopsib10Need?
Sebuyausnb10None
Sekapanskp10Need?
Semaisea10Portions
Semaq Beriszc11None
Semelaisza11None
Semnamssm11None
Sianspg11Need?
Sindhisnd11Complete
Sinhalasin11Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Taholmvv10Complete
Tamiltam21Complete
Tatanatxx10None
Tausugtsg11NT
Telugutel11Complete
Temiartea10None
Temoqtmo11None
Temuantmw10None
Ten'edntnz11None
Thaitha11Complete
Thai, Southernsou11Portions
Tidong, Northernntd10None
Tidong, Southernitd10None
Tobilungtgb10None
Tombonuotxa10NT
Tringtgq11Need?
Ukitumi11Need?
Uma' Lasanxky10Need?
Urduurd11Complete
Vietnamesevie10Complete
Woliowlo11None
Yakanyka11NT
Totals: 161 186 83   73 34 46 76 18
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Malaysia – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 3.3 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Malaysia – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Malaysia. Ministries in the Malaysia section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Southeast Asia section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Malaysia   Ministries in Southeast Asia
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Country Level Ministries Size
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Regional Level Ministries Size
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Data Sources
 
People Selector:
Malaysia – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 30,684,000
Percent Urbanization 74 %
Total People Groups 186
Unreached People Groups 83
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Malay
Secondary National LanguageEnglish
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 8.6%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 3.3%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 31 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.773 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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