• PEOPLE NAME: BALANTAK OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22787

ROP: 100838

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Kaili-Tomini of Sulawesi

Language: Balantak - (blz)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 39,000

Global Population: 39,000


PEID: 22787

ROP: 100838

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Balantak of Indonesia, numbering 39,000, are No Longer 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 Balantak. The primary religion practiced by the Balantak is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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