Overseas Malays

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Overseas Malays refer to individuals with ethnic Malay or Malay race ancestry living outside Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, South Thailand and neighbouring Malay home areas.

Statistics

Asia

Malays: 15,000

Malays: 26,000

Malays: 2,000,000

Malays in Sri Lanka are also known as Ja-minissu: 50,000

Malays: 12,000

Africa

There are 253,000 Cape Malays living in South Africa.

Oceania

Australia's ethnic Malay population number around 10,000 people.

Malays: 2,200

North America

Malays: 2,600[1]

There are 9,000 Malays living in the United States.

Europe

The Malay population in the United Kingdom is 49,000.

See also

References

  1. ^ Canada Malay Association

External links

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