Sawai in Indonesia

The Sawai have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Sawai
People Name in Country Sawai
World Population 16,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Tabu, Weda
People ID 14791
ROP3 Code 108759
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 30  (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 Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 30  (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)
Language Code szw   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sawai (16,000 speakers)
Language Code szw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sawai

Primary Language:  Sawai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1994-2005)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete 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