• PEOPLE NAME: SUNDA OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22435

ROP: 109604

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Sunda-Betawi of Java

Language: Sundanese - (sun)

Alternate Name(s): Sundanese

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 38,000,000

Global Population: 38,000,000


PEID: 22435

ROP: 109604

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Sunda of Indonesia, numbering 38,000,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sunda-Betawi of Java people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Sundanese. The primary religion practiced by the Sunda is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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