• PEOPLE NAME: WOLIO OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22801

ROP: 110855

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Tukangbesi of Sulawesi

Language: Wolio - (wlo)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

Also found in: Malaysia

Population: 215,000

Global Population: 234,500


PEID: 22801

ROP: 110855

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Wolio of Indonesia, numbering 215,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tukangbesi of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 234,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Wolio. The primary religion practiced by the Wolio 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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