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PEID: 9222

ROP: 110855

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Tukangbesi of Sulawesi

Language: Wolio - (wlo)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Indonesia

Population: 20,500

Global Population: 235,500

PEID: 9222

ROP: 110855

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Butonese of Malaysia, numbering 20,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tukangbesi of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 235,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Wolio. The primary religion practiced by the Butonese is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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