Tobelo in Indonesia

The Tobelo have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Tobelo
People Name in Country Tobelo
World Population 36,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Tobelorese
People ID 15521
ROP3 Code 110114
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, Tubelo, Kao, and Jailolo districts, North Halmahera; Maba and Wasile districts, Central Halmahera. Halmahera island, west coast, contiguous area surrounding Kao bay, inland. Morotai island, east coast central. Communities on Patani, Weda, Gane, Bacan, Obi, Ambon, and Raja Ampat islands. Papua Province, Sorong area.   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, Tubelo, Kao, and Jailolo districts, North Halmahera; Maba and Wasile districts, Central Halmahera. Halmahera island, west coast, contiguous area surrounding Kao bay, inland. Morotai island, east coast central. Communities on Patani, Weda, Gane, Bacan, Obi, Ambon, and Raja Ampat islands. Papua Province, Sorong area..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Tobelo (36,000 speakers)
Language Code tlb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Tobelo (36,000 speakers)
Language Code tlb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tobelo

Primary Language:  Tobelo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1993)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tobelo
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
51.00 %
Ethnic Religions
30.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
19.00 %
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
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Map Source West Melanesia  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more