Batak Simalungun in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Batak Simalungun only in Indonesia
Population
1,571,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Batak Simalungun
People Name in Country Batak Simalungun
Population in Indonesia 1,571,000
World Population 1,571,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Batta, Simalungun Batak
People ID 10722
ROP3 Code 101127
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 46  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sumatera Utara Province, Simalungun, Serdang Bedagai, Deli Serdang, and Kota Pematang Siantar regencies; area northeast of Lake Toba, south of Medan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 46  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sumatera Utara Province, Simalungun, Serdang Bedagai, Deli Serdang, and Kota Pematang Siantar regencies; area northeast of Lake Toba, south of Medan..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Batak Simalungun (1,571,000 speakers)
Language Code bts   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Batak Simalungun
Primary Language Batak Simalungun (1,571,000 speakers)
Language Code bts   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Batak Simalungun

Primary Language:  Batak Simalungun

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1939)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1953)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1976)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Batak Simalungun
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Batak Simalungun Bible
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
34.00 %
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
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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