• PEOPLE NAME: PEKAL OF INDONESIA

By Jacob Talley

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PEID: 22527

ROP: 107962

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Minangkabau-Rejang of Sumatra

Language: Pekal - (pel)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 30,000

Global Population: 30,000


PEID: 22527

ROP: 107962

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Pekal of Indonesia, numbering 30,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Minangkabau-Rejang of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Pekal. The primary religion practiced by the Pekal is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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