Malaysia

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country. 5.6% of Malaysian households are living in poverty. Malaysia is a generally safe place to visit.

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There are approximately 181 people groups in Malaysia. Of those 77 (42.5%) are unreached. There is a around 32,671,000 of those 16,399,000 (50.2%) are unreached.

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Islam is the largest religion with 56.2% of people professing it as their religion. There are around 9.67% of Christians with 3.52% being Evangelical Christians.

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Malaysia has three major ethnicities, Malay (60%), Chinese (30%), and then native tribes. Malays are considered the most powerful group. Being Muslim is very important to their identity. (Most Christians come from Chinese or tribal groups.)

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Most churches have freedom as long as they don’t try to evangelize the Malays. The Malaysian government punishes Christian converts severely and strictly opposes outreach among the Malay people. It is illegal for Malay people to own a Bible.

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Mission

The annual Evangelical growth rate is 2.9%. It is ranked 50th in the persecution ranking. It is in the 10/40 window. 56% of Malaysians are Sunni Muslims. The government severely punishes Christian converts and strictly opposes evangelism and outreach. 

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