• PEOPLE NAME: KALABIT OF INDONESIA

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By Lillian Bulan-Dorai

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PEID: 22568

ROP: 104450

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan

Language: Kelabit - (kzi)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Indonesia

Also found in: Malaysia

Population: 800

Global Population: 6,900


PEID: 22568

ROP: 104450

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Kalabit of Indonesia, numbering 800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Borneo-Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kelabit. The primary religion practiced by the Kalabit is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.


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