• PEOPLE NAME: SAPARUA OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22704

ROP: 108695

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Maluku-Central

Language: Saparua - (spr)

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Primary Religion: Christianity

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 14,500

Global Population: 14,500


PEID: 22704

ROP: 108695

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


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


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