• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BANJAR OF KALIMANTAN


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 7

Population: 5,353,000

Unreached people groups: 5

UPG population: 5,150,000

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 50,000

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

Overview: The Banjar are an indigenous people inhabiting the coastal regions of South Kalimantan, the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo. Ethnically, the Banjar are Malay who migrated from Sumatra to Borneo around 400 AD. In addition to the Banjar, this people cluster encompasses several Dayak peoples who inhabited parts of Borneo as early as 1,000 BC.

Peoples within this cluster: Banjar; Berau; Lawangan; Pasir; Tenggarong Kutai; Tidong

Countries where they are found: Indonesia; Malaysia


People groups: 7

Population: 5,353,000

Unreached people groups: 5

UPG population: 5,150,000

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 50,000

Number of countries: 2