Malay, Bacanese in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Malay, Bacanese only in Indonesia





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People Name General Malay, Bacanese
People Name in Country Malay, Bacanese
Population in Indonesia 0
World Population Unknown
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bacan, Bacanese Malay
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Malay
People Name General Malay, Bacanese
Ethnic Code MSY44k
People ID 13438
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 Maluku, Bacan Island west of southern Halmahera; former Labuha palace area, 1 village; Mandioli Island, and half of Waya and Lele villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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

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

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
38.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
62.00 %
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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