• PEOPLE NAME: JAVANESE TRANSMIGRANTS OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 46650

ROP: 112316

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Jawa

Language: Javanese - (jav)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

Also found in: Australia; Christmas Island; Malaysia; Singapore; United States

Population: 15,000,000

Global Population: 15,064,175


PEID: 46650

ROP: 112316

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Javanese Transmigrants of Indonesia, numbering 15,000,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Jawa people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 15,064,175 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Javanese. The primary religion practiced by the Javanese Transmigrants 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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