• PEOPLE NAME: JAVANESE OF AUSTRALIA

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PEID: 7940

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

Country: Australia

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

Population: 7,900

Global Population: 15,064,175


PEID: 7940

ROP: 112316

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Javanese of Australia, numbering 7,900, are No Longer 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 is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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