Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Merina Malagasy - (plt)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestant

Country: France

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

Population: 66,000

Global Population: 90,200

PEID: 179

ROP: 106120

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Malagasy of France, numbering 66,000, are Unengaged and 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 Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available