Sumba in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Sumba only in Indonesia





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People Name General Sumba
People Name in Country Sumba
Population in Indonesia 264,000
World Population 264,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names East Sumbanese, Sumba Timur
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Flores-Sumba-Alor
People Name General Sumba
Ethnic Code MSY44t
People ID 18768
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 Lesser Sundas, east half of Sumba Island, south of Flores.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kambera (264,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kambera 264,000
For Primary Language: Kambera

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1949-1993)
New Testament Yes   (1961)
Complete Bible Yes   (1995)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Kambera Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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