• PEOPLE NAME: SABU OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22746

ROP: 108493

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Flores-Sumba-Alor

Language: Sabu - (hvn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 135,000

Global Population: 135,000


PEID: 22746

ROP: 108493

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Sabu of Indonesia, numbering 135,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Flores-Sumba-Alor people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Sabu. The primary religion practiced by the Sabu is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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