Batak Simalungun, Batta in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Batak Simalungun only in Indonesia





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Batak Simalungun
People Name in Country Batak Simalungun, Batta
Population in Indonesia 1,515,000
World Population 1,515,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Batta, Simalungun Batak
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Batak-Nias of Sumatra
People Name General Batak Simalungun
Ethnic Code MSY44b
People ID 10722
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 North, northeast of Lake Toba.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Batak Simalungun (1,515,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Batak Simalungun 1,515,000

For Main Lanugage: Batak Simalungun

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1939)
New Testament Yes   (1953)
Complete Bible Yes   (1976)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Batak Simalungun
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Batak Simalungun Bible
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
34.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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