Sumba in Indonesia

The Sumba have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Sumba
People Name in Country Sumba
World Population 272,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names East Sumbanese, Sumba Timur
People ID 18768
ROP3 Code 114440
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 Nusa Tenggara Timur Province; Sumba island, eastern half.   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 Nusa Tenggara Timur Province; Sumba island, eastern half..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Kambera (272,000 speakers)
Language Code xbr   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kambera (272,000 speakers)
Language Code xbr   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kambera

Primary Language:  Kambera

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1949-1993)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1961)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1995)
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kambera
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
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
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
Photo Source Mia DeFilippo 
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