Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Merina Malagasy - (plt)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Reunion

Also found in: Canada; Comoros; France; Mauritius; Mayotte; United States

Population: 12,500

Global Population: 90,200

PEID: 15472

ROP: 106120

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Malagasy of Reunion, numbering 12,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malagasy people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 90,200 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Merina Malagasy. The primary religion practiced by the Malagasy is ethnoreligion, consisting of practices deeply rooted in this groups ethnic identity.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available