• PEOPLE NAME: SASAK OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22772

ROP: 108736

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Bali-Sasak

Language: Sasak - (sas)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 3,600,000

Global Population: 3,600,000


PEID: 22772

ROP: 108736

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Sasak of Indonesia, numbering 3,600,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bali-Sasak people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Sasak. The primary religion practiced by the Sasak 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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