• PEOPLE NAME: BATAK KARO OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22484

ROP: 114801

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Batak-Nias of Sumatra

Language: Batak Karo - (btx)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 928,000

Global Population: 928,000


PEID: 22484

ROP: 114801

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Batak Karo of Indonesia, numbering 928,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Batak-Nias of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Batak Karo. The primary religion practiced by the Batak Karo is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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