• PEOPLE NAME: BACAN OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22629

ROP: 106150

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malay

Language: Bacanese Malay - (btj)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 3,500

Global Population: 3,500


PEID: 22629

ROP: 106150

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Bacan of Indonesia, numbering 3,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Malay people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Bacanese Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Bacan 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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