• PEOPLE CLUSTER: ACEH OF SUMATRA

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 8

Population: 5,150,000

Unreached people groups: 8

UPG population: 5,150,000

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 115,000

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

Overview: Aceh is a special region of Indonesia, located at the northern end of Sumatra. This region is home to the Acehnese people group and several smaller people groups whose languages are all part of the large Malayo-Polynesian language family. Sunni Islam is the primary religion for most of these people groups.

Peoples within this cluster: Aceh; Alas; Aneuk Jamee; Gayo; Kluet; Simeulue; Singkil; Tamiang

Countries where they are found: Indonesia


People groups: 8

Population: 5,150,000

Unreached people groups: 8

UPG population: 5,150,000

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 115,000

Number of countries: 1