• PEOPLE NAME: MAKIAN BARAT OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22734

ROP: 106092

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Maluku-Northern

Language: West Makian - (mqs)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 18,000

Global Population: 18,000


PEID: 22734

ROP: 106092

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Makian Barat of Indonesia, numbering 18,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Maluku-Northern people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is West Makian. The primary religion practiced by the Makian Barat is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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