Mentawaian, Siberut in Indonesia

The Mentawaian have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Mentawaian
People Name in Country Mentawaian, Siberut
World Population 76,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Mentawai, Siberut
People ID 13679
ROP3 Code 106551
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 Sumatra island, Sumatera Barat Province; Mentawai islands, across from Padang city.   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 Sumatra island, Sumatera Barat Province; Mentawai islands, across from Padang city..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Mentawai (76,000 speakers)
Language Code mwv   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Mentawai (76,000 speakers)
Language Code mwv   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mentawai

Primary Language:  Mentawai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1911-1955)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1987-1996)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2015)
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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