• PEOPLE NAME: LUWU OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22834

ROP: 105940

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi

Language: Tae' - (rob)

Alternate Name(s): Tae

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 290,000

Global Population: 290,000


PEID: 22834

ROP: 105940

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Luwu of Indonesia, numbering 290,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Tae'. The primary religion practiced by the Luwu 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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