Mambai in East Timor

The Mambai have only been reported in East Timor
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
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People Name General Mambai
People Name in Country Mambai
World Population 151,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Damata; Manbae
People ID 13466
ROP3 Code 106195
Country East Timor
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Aileu, Ainaro, and Ermera districts: central Timor mountains; Bobonaro, Dili, and Liquiçá districts: north coast; Cova Lima district: south coast; Manufahi district: Same subdistrict.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country East Timor
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Aileu, Ainaro, and Ermera districts: central Timor mountains; Bobonaro, Dili, and Liquiçá districts: north coast; Cova Lima district: south coast; Manufahi district: Same subdistrict..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Mambae (151,000 speakers)
Language Code mgm   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Mambai
Dialect Code 4612   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Mambae (151,000 speakers)
Language Code mgm   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Mambai
Dialect Code 4612   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mambae

Primary Language:  Mambae

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.33 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
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
2.0 %
Roman Catholic
98.0 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more