• PEOPLE NAME: SAPARUA OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22704

ROP: 108695

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Maluku-Central

Language: Saparua - (spr)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 15,000

Global Population: 15,000


PEID: 22704

ROP: 108695

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Saparua of Indonesia, numbering 15,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maluku-Central people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Saparua. The primary religion practiced by the Saparua 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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