Batu, Nias in Indonesia

Joshua Project has identified the Batu, Nias only in Indonesia
Population
29,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Batu, Nias
People Name in Country Batu, Nias
Population in Indonesia 29,000
World Population 29,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 4
Alternate Names
People ID 19070
ROP3 Code 114962
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 Sumatra island, Sumatera Utara Province; Nias, Batu islands off west coast; Northwest dialect: Alasa area, west in Sirombu and Mandrehe areas; Central dialect: Gomo area, south in Teluk Dalam and Batu islands.   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 Sumatra island, Sumatera Utara Province; Nias, Batu islands off west coast; Northwest dialect: Alasa area, west in Sirombu and Mandrehe areas; Central dialect: Gomo area, south in Teluk Dalam and Batu islands..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language: Nias (29,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: nia   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Nias (29,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: nia   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Nias

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1874-1937)
New Testament Yes   (1892)
Complete Bible Yes   (1911)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nias
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Nias Bible
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
35.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
Photo Source: Kerry Olson  
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