• PEOPLE NAME: SAWAI OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22705

ROP: 108759

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Maluku-Northern

Language: Sawai - (szw)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 17,000

Global Population: 17,000


PEID: 22705

ROP: 108759

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Sawai of Indonesia, numbering 17,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maluku-Northern people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Sawai. The primary religion practiced by the Sawai 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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