• PEOPLE NAME: OSING OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22430

ROP: 101020

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Jawa

Language: Javanese - (jav)

Alternate Name(s): Javanese

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 400,000

Global Population: 400,000


PEID: 22430

ROP: 101020

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Osing of Indonesia, numbering 400,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Jawa people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Javanese. The primary religion practiced by the Osing 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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