• PEOPLE NAME: BALAESAN OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22786

ROP: 100831

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Kaili-Tomini of Sulawesi

Language: Balaesang - (bls)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 6,700

Global Population: 6,700


PEID: 22786

ROP: 100831

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Balaesan of Indonesia, numbering 6,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kaili-Tomini of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Balaesang. The primary religion practiced by the Balaesan 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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