• PEOPLE NAME: ROTE OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22771

ROP: 108420

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Timor

Language: Termanu - (twu)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 180,000

Global Population: 180,000


PEID: 22771

ROP: 108420

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Rote of Indonesia, numbering 180,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Timor people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Termanu. The primary religion practiced by the Rote is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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