Batak Simalungun, Batta in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Batak Simalungun only in Indonesia





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Main Language


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People Name General Batak Simalungun
People Name in Country Batak Simalungun, Batta
Population in Indonesia 1,535,000
World Population 1,535,000
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 (1,535,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Batak Simalungun 1,535,000
For Primary Language: Batak Simalungun

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