• PEOPLE NAME: BAWEAN OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22423

ROP: 101162

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Madura of Java

Language: Madurese - (mad)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 86,000

Global Population: 86,000


PEID: 22423

ROP: 101162

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bawean of Indonesia, numbering 86,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Madura of Java people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Madurese. The primary religion practiced by the Bawean 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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