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PEID: 18475

ROP: 101489

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan

Language: Sabah Bisaya - (bsy)

Alternate Name(s): Sabah Bisaya

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: United States

Population: 81,500

Global Population: 96,500

PEID: 18475

ROP: 101489

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Bisaya of Malaysia, numbering 81,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Borneo-Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 96,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sabah Bisaya. The primary religion practiced by the Bisaya 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.

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