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Kristang in Malaysia

Kristang

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
14,000 Malaccan Creole Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 % No No   

Kristang in Malaysia

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Country: Malaysia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:42 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Peninsular, Malacca Straits, Melaka State, Trankera and Hilir; also in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
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People Name in Country: Kristang
People Name General: Kristang
Alternate People Names:
Kristang MallacanMalacca Portuguese Creole
Malaccan CreoleMalaccan Creole Portuguese
Papia Kristang
ROP3 Code: 105316
Joshua Project People ID: 11247
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 14,000
Population all Countries: 38,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Southeast Asian, other
People Name General: Kristang
Ethnic Code: MSY43
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Malaccan Creole Portuguese (14,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mcm    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity90.00 %(Evangelical: 5.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam10.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant20.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic80.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1884
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
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
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Kristang in Malaysia

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