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Malto in Bangladesh

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
36,000 Mal Paharia Hinduism 1.88 % Unknown No   

Malto in Bangladesh

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Country: Bangladesh
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:48 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:36,000
Largest Provinces:
Rajshahi (22,000)Sylhet (8,200)
Rangpur (5,000)Khulna (1,100)
Total Provinces on file:4
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Malto
People Name General: Malto
Alternate People Names:
KumarbhagMal Paharia
ROP3 Code: 112837
Joshua Project People ID: 17434
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 36,000
Population all Countries: 226,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Munda-Santal
People Name General: Malto
Ethnic Code: AUG06z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Mal Paharia (25,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mkb    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bengali (5,900)Sylheti (1,300)
Total Languages: 3
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity1.88 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism97.43 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.69 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1994
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 2018
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Mal Paharia
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Malto in Bangladesh

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Munda-Santal     Asia, South    
      Malto Bangladesh    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Malto in Bangladesh          
      Religion Language  
      Hinduism     Mal Paharia  
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