Toraja-Sa'dan, South Toraja in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Toraja-Sa'dan only in Indonesia





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People Name General Toraja-Sa'dan
People Name in Country Toraja-Sa'dan, South Toraja
Population in Indonesia 924,000
World Population 924,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Rantepao, South Toraja, Toraja Sa'dan
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Toraja of Sulawesi
People Name General Toraja-Sa'dan
Ethnic Code MSY44p
People ID 15565
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, Tana Toraja District, large groups in Luwu District, Makassar City; southeast Sulawesi, west coast, Kolaka and Wundulako districts.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Toraja-Sadan (924,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Toraja-Sadan 924,000
For Primary Language: Toraja-Sadan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1933-1948)
New Testament Yes   (1951-1989)
Complete Bible Yes   (1960-1995)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Toraja Bible Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Toraja-Sadan Film / Video
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
75.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
0.00 %
15.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

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