Lonchong, Orang Laut in Indonesia

The Lonchong have only been reported in Indonesia
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The Sumatran Malays

Source:  Asia Harvest      Download

People Name General Lonchong
People Name in Country Lonchong, Orang Laut
World Population 600
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Loncong; Orang Laut
People ID 13102
ROP3 Code 105847
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 49  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sumatra, Riau Province, Bengkalis, Kepulauan Meranti, and Pelawan regencies, offshore islands Rangsang, Mendol, and Bengkalis, 4 areas; Kepulauan Bangka Belitung Province, Bangka Barat, Banka Tenga, and Bangka Selantan regencies, 2 coastal enclaves northern and southeast Bangka island; Belitung regency, western Belitung, Lepar, Liat, Mendanau, and other islands; Kepulauan Riau Province, Karimun regency, Kundar island, and Kota Batam regency, south and southwest of Singapore, Batam and Kapalajernih islands; possible scattered populations on mainland.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 49  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sumatra, Riau Province, Bengkalis, Kepulauan Meranti, and Pelawan regencies, offshore islands Rangsang, Mendol, and Bengkalis, 4 areas; Kepulauan Bangka Belitung Province, Bangka Barat, Banka Tenga, and Bangka Selantan regencies, 2 coastal enclaves northern and southeast Bangka island; Belitung regency, western Belitung, Lepar, Liat, Mendanau, and other islands; Kepulauan Riau Province, Karimun regency, Kundar island, and Kota Batam regency, south and southwest of Singapore, Batam and Kapalajernih islands; possible scattered populations on mainland..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Sekak (600 speakers)
Language Code lce   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sekak (600 speakers)
Language Code lce   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sekak

Primary Language:  Sekak

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.50 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
30.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
66.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
100.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Video Source Asia Harvest
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more