Ma'ya, Salawati in Indonesia

The Ma'ya have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Ma'ya
People Name in Country Ma'ya, Salawati
Population in Indonesia 5,100
World Population 5,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Amberi, Sailolof, Salawati, Samate, Sumate, Waigeo
People ID 13602
ROP3 Code 106437
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Papua Barat Province; Raja Ampat archipelago; central Salawati and east end of Bantanta islands.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Papua Barat Province; Raja Ampat archipelago; central Salawati and east end of Bantanta islands..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Ma'ya (5,100 speakers)
Language Code slz   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Ma'ya (5,100 speakers)
Language Code slz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ma'ya

Primary Language:  Ma'ya

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
75.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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