• PEOPLE NAME: PENGHULU OF INDONESIA

By Jacob Talley

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PEID: 22529

ROP: 107973

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Melayu of Sumatra

Language: Standard Malay - (zsm)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 25,000

Global Population: 25,000


PEID: 22529

ROP: 107973

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Penghulu of Indonesia, numbering 25,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Melayu of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Standard Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Penghulu is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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