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PEID: 19277

ROP: 109497

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan

Language: Lundayeh - (lnd)

Alternate Name(s): Belait, Sabah Tribal - Murut

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Indonesia

Population: 31,500

Global Population: 57,000

PEID: 19277

ROP: 109497

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Southern Murut of Malaysia, numbering 31,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Borneo-Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 57,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Lundayeh. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Murut is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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