• PEOPLE NAME: MENTAWAI OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22518

ROP: 106551

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Batak-Nias of Sumatra

Language: Mentawai - (mwv)

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Primary Religion: Christianity

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 70,000

Global Population: 70,000


PEID: 22518

ROP: 106551

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Mentawai of Indonesia, numbering 70,000, are No Longer 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 Mentawai. The primary religion practiced by the Mentawai is Christianity.


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