• PEOPLE NAME: NUSA LAUT OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22695

ROP: 107520

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Maluku-Central

Language: Ambonese Malay - (abs)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 3,100

Global Population: 3,100


PEID: 22695

ROP: 107520

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Nusa Laut of Indonesia, numbering 3,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maluku-Central people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Ambonese Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Nusa Laut 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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