• PEOPLE NAME: SEMENDO OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22535

ROP: 108825

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Pasemah of Sumatra

Language: Central Malay - (pse)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 230,000

Global Population: 230,000


PEID: 22535

ROP: 108825

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Semendo of Indonesia, numbering 230,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Pasemah of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Central Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Semendo is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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