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The People of Malaysia, Religion

Daoism, Confucianism, Taoism, freedom of religion, Buddhists

Islam is the country’s official religion, although the constitution guarantees freedom of religion. More than half the people of Malaysia are Muslims, including nearly all ethnic Malays. Most Chinese are Buddhists, although Confucianism and Daoism (Taoism) are also important. Most Indians practice Hinduism. In Sabah and Sarawak many of the indigenous peoples are Christians, although traditional beliefs are also widely practiced.



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Daoism, Confucianism, Taoism, freedom of religion, Buddhists, Sarawak, indigenous peoples, Islam, Christians, Muslims, constitution

 
 

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