Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bengali

Language: Bengali - (ben)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Canada; France; Germany; India; Italy; Kenya; Myanmar; Nepal; Oman; Pakistan; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 500,000

Global Population: 9,027,100

PEID: 46931

ROP: 101254

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bangladeshi of Malaysia, numbering 500,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bengali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 9,027,100 in 18 countries. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Bangladeshi is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available