• PEOPLE NAME: PASEMAH OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22526

ROP: 107908

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Pasemah of Sumatra

Language: Central Malay - (pse)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 330,000

Global Population: 330,000


PEID: 22526

ROP: 107908

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Pasemah of Indonesia, numbering 330,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Pasemah of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Central Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Pasemah 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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