• PEOPLE NAME: BAKUMPAI OF INDONESIA

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Barito of Kalimantan

Language: Bakumpai - (bkr)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Indonesia

Also found in:

Population: 160,000

Global Population: 160,000


PEID: 22547

ROP: 100828

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bakumpai of Indonesia, numbering 160,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Barito of Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Bakumpai. The primary religion practiced by the Bakumpai is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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