• PEOPLE NAME: AMBAI OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22442

ROP: 100262

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Ambai - (amk)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 12,500

Global Population: 12,500


PEID: 22442

ROP: 100262

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Ambai of Indonesia, numbering 12,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Ambai. The primary religion practiced by the Ambai 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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