Balantak in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Balantak only in Indonesia





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Balantak
People Name in Country Balantak
Population in Indonesia 35,000
World Population 35,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Kaili-Tomini of Sulawesi
People Name General Balantak
Ethnic Code MSY44p
People ID 10602
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 47  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country East central Sulawesi, Banggai District, eastern peninsula, Luwuk, Balantak, Tinangkung, and Lamala subdistricts. 49 villages, or parts of villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Balantak (35,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Balantak 35,000
For Primary Language: Balantak

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1991)
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Kitap molinas men ringkat na alaata'ala: perjanjian b Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
20.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
0.00 %
10.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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