Timorese, Atoni in Indonesia





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People Name General Timorese
People Name in Country Timorese, Atoni
Population in Indonesia 771,000
World Population 774,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Atoni, Dawan, Meto, Pah Meto, Timol, Timor, Uab Atoni, Uab Meto, Uab Pah Meto, Vaikino
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Timor
People Name General Timorese
Ethnic Code MSY44y
People ID 15493
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 West Timor Island.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uab Meto (771,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Uab Meto 771,000
For Primary Language: Uab Meto

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1941-1997)
New Testament Yes   (1948-1984)
Complete Bible Yes   (2000)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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