Sawai in Indonesia


Joshua Project has identified the Sawai only in Indonesia

Population

15,100

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Sawai
People Name in Country Sawai
Population in Indonesia 15,000
World Population 15,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tabu, Weda
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Maluku-Northern
People Name General Sawai
Ethnic Code MSY44v
People ID 14791
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, Gane Timur and Weda districts, Halmahera, south and southeast peninsula coasts. 13 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sawai (15,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sawai 15,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1994-2005)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
None reported  

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.17 %)
12.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
88.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
75.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Map Source: West Melanesia  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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