Home to 11 countries, the region of Southeast Asia is a melting pot of diverse religions and cultures. To date, out of a population of 635 million residing in the region, approximately 51.6% belong to the unreached people groups.
The region is generally divided into two sub-regions. Mainland Southeast Asia consists of countries located in the Indochinese Peninsula, namely, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The other sub-region, Maritime Southeast Asia, includes a host of island countries, namely East Timor, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore.
The only two Christian countries in Asia is located in the region, namely East Timor and the Philippines. Additionally, Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation is also part of Southeast Asia.