• PEOPLE NAME: BETAWI OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22424

ROP: 101296

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Sunda-Betawi of Java

Language: Betawi - (bew)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 5,000,000

Global Population: 5,000,000


PEID: 22424

ROP: 101296

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Betawi of Indonesia, numbering 5,000,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sunda-Betawi of Java people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Betawi. The primary religion practiced by the Betawi 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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