Sawai in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Sawai only in Indonesia
Population
16,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Sawai
People Name in Country Sawai
Population in Indonesia 16,000
World Population 16,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 3
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Tabu, Weda
People ID 14791
ROP3 Code 108759
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 43  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Maluku Utara Province, Halmahera Tengah and Halmahera Selatan regencies, Gane Timur and Weda districts;13 villages. Halmahera island, southeast peninsula, Weda bay, both coasts: 13 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 43  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Maluku Utara Province, Halmahera Tengah and Halmahera Selatan regencies, Gane Timur and Weda districts;13 villages. Halmahera island, southeast peninsula, Weda bay, both coasts: 13 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language: Sawai (16,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: szw   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Sawai (16,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: szw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Sawai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1994-2005)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
 
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Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.17 %)
12.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
88.00 %
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 %
Map Source: West Melanesia  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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