• PEOPLE NAME: KUTAI OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22582

ROP: 106159

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Banjar of Kalimantan

Language: Tenggarong Kutai Malay - (vkt)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 230,000

Global Population: 230,000


PEID: 22582

ROP: 106159

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Kutai of Indonesia, numbering 230,000, 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 Tenggarong Kutai Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Kutai 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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