Buru, Boeroe in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Buru, Boeroe only in Indonesia
Population
50,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Buru, Boeroe
People Name in Country Buru, Boeroe
Population in Indonesia 50,000
World Population 50,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Buruese, Masarete, South Buru
People ID 11030
ROP3 Code 101779
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 Maluku Province, all of Buru island, except northeast corner, 70 villages. Some on Ambon island, in Jakarta.   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 Maluku Province, all of Buru island, except northeast corner, 70 villages. Some on Ambon island, in Jakarta..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Buru (50,000 speakers)
Language Code mhs   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Buru
Primary Language Buru (50,000 speakers)
Language Code mhs   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Buru

Primary Language:  Buru

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1904-1998)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
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Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Portions
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
12.00 %
Ethnic Religions
58.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
30.00 %
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 %
Photo Source Franc Le Blanc 
Map Source West Melanesia  
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