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Betsileo in Madagascar


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,182,000 Malagasy, Plateau Christianity 94.00 % 15.00 %   

Betsileo in Madagascar

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Country: Madagascar
Continent: Africa
Region: East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Central area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Betsileo
People Name General: Betsileo
ROP3 Code: 101301
Joshua Project People ID: 10818
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,182,000
Population all Countries: 4,182,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Malagasy
People Name General: Betsileo
Ethnic Code: MSY44j
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Malagasy, Plateau (4,182,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): plt    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Betsileo
Dialect Code:3530
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity94.00 %(Evangelical: 15.00 %)
Ethnic Religions3.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam3.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent15.00 %
Protestant45.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic40.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1828-1987
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1835-1938
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Interconfessional ...
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Protestant (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Roman Catholic (F ...
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFathers Love Letter
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Malagasy, Plateau
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Bible Interconfessionelle
Text / Printed MatterBible: Interconfessional Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Malagasy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Malagasy Bible Revision Version
Text / Printed MatterBible: Malagasy Catholic Bible
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Betsileo in Madagascar

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Malagasy     East and Southern Africa    
      Betsileo Madagascar    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Betsileo in Madagascar          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Malagasy, Plateau  
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