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PEID: 9334

ROP: 108823

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan

Language: Sembakung Murut - (sbr)

Alternate Name(s): Sabah Tribal - Murut

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Indonesia

Population: 10,000

Global Population: 13,700

PEID: 9334

ROP: 108823

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Sembakung Murut of Malaysia, numbering 10,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Borneo-Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 13,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sembakung Murut. The primary religion practiced by the Sembakung Murut is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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