Tetun in East Timor


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People Name General Tetun
People Name in Country Tetun
World Population 516,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Belu, Eastern Tetum, Timorese, West Tetum
People ID 15450
ROP3 Code 109979
Country East Timor
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Manatuto, Manufahi, and Viqueque districts: Soibada to Suai to Ponta Beaco on East Timor south coast; Bobonaro and Cova Lima districts: separate enclaves west.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country East Timor
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Manatuto, Manufahi, and Viqueque districts: Soibada to Suai to Ponta Beaco on East Timor south coast; Bobonaro and Cova Lima districts: separate enclaves west..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Tetun (75,000 speakers)
Language Code tet   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Tetun (75,000 speakers)
Language Code tet   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tetun

Primary Language:  Tetun

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1997-2004)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2013)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tetun
Text / Printed Matter Bible: God's Word
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
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 %
Photo Source Franc Le Blanc 
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