Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Muslim

Language: Mapun - (sjm)

Alternate Name(s): Kagayan Bajau, Muslim Unreached Philippino Sub-cluster

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Philippines

Also found in: Malaysia

Population: 48,500

Global Population: 55,000

PEID: 7699

ROP: 100800

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Jama Mapun of Philippines, numbering 48,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Muslim people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 55,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mapun. The primary religion practiced by the Jama Mapun 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