Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Muslim

Language: Tausug - (tsg)

Alternate Name(s): Suluk, Sabah Coastal Sub-cluster, Sulu

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Philippines

Population: 500,000

Global Population: 1,530,000

PEID: 9355

ROP: 109891

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Tausug of Malaysia, numbering 500,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Muslim people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,530,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tausug. The primary religion practiced by the Tausug is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available