• PEOPLE NAME: MANDAILING OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22515

ROP: 101126

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Batak-Nias of Sumatra

Language: Batak Mandailing - (btm)

Alternate Name(s): Batak Mandailing

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 1,200,000

Global Population: 1,200,000


PEID: 22515

ROP: 101126

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mandailing of Indonesia, numbering 1,200,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Batak-Nias of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Batak Mandailing. The primary religion practiced by the Mandailing is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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