• PEOPLE NAME: YAQAY OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 23100

ROP: 110983

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Yaqay - (jaq)

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Primary Religion: Christianity

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 14,500

Global Population: 14,500


PEID: 23100

ROP: 110983

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Yaqay of Indonesia, numbering 14,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Yaqay. The primary religion practiced by the Yaqay is Christianity, an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.


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