Laiyola, Barang-Barang in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Laiyola only in Indonesia





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Pray for Sulawesi
People Name General Laiyola
People Name in Country Laiyola, Barang-Barang
Population in Indonesia 1,600
World Population 1,600
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Barang-Barang, Layolo
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Tukangbesi of Sulawesi
People Name General Laiyola
Ethnic Code MSY44q
People ID 12951
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 South Sulawesi, Laiyolo in villages of Lembang Mate'ne in Desa Laiyolo, and a few in Kilotepo' and Sangkeha'. Barang-Barang village in Desa Lowa, Selayar Island south tip.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Laiyolo (1,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Laiyolo 1,600
For Primary Language: Laiyolo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
3.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
97.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
75.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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