• PEOPLE NAME: BERAU OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22553

ROP: 106151

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Banjar of Kalimantan

Language: Berau Malay - (bve)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 13,500

Global Population: 13,500


PEID: 22553

ROP: 106151

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Berau of Indonesia, numbering 13,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Banjar of Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Berau Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Berau 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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