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East Timor
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East Timor – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Adabe5,600Y2.50 %64.00 %4 ChristianityAdabe   
Baikeno78,000Y2.00 %98.00 %3 ChristianityBaikeno   
Bunak61,000Y3.00 %23.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBunakP
Bunak
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Dagoda41,000Y2.00 %88.00 %3 ChristianityFataluku   
DeafY2.00 %88.00 %3 ChristianityLanguage unknown  T
Galoli15,000Y2.50 %94.00 %4 ChristianityGalolen   
Habu3,000Y3.00 %56.00 %4 ChristianityHabun   
Han Chinese, Hakka7006.00 %32.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
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Idate15,000Y0.80 %58.00 %3 ChristianityIdate   
Indonesian3,1006.00 %20.00 %4 IslamIndonesianP
Indonesian
  
Kairui-Midik17,000Y2.00 %92.00 %3 ChristianityKairui-Midiki   
Kemak69,000Y1.50 %94.00 %3 ChristianityKemak   
Lakalei3,600Y1.00 %83.00 %3 ChristianityLakalei   
Makalero7,500Y5.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityMakalero   
Makasai114,000Y2.50 %92.00 %4 ChristianityMakasae   
Maku'aY2.00 %23.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsFataluku   
Mambai146,000Y2.00 %99.00 %3 ChristianityMambae   
Naueti17,000Y2.00 %77.00 %3 ChristianityNauete   
Portuguese7003.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Tetun71,000Y3.00 %99.00 %4 ChristianityTetunP
Tetun
  
Tetun Dili439,000Y2.50 %98.00 %4 ChristianityTetun Dili   
Tokode44,000Y2.00 %94.00 %3 ChristianityTukudede   
Waima'a19,000Y1.50 %89.00 %3 ChristianityWaima'a   
Total People Groups:   23 1,170,000 20     0     5 0 3
Unclassified / Other Individuals 67,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 1,237,000  
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East Timor – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 4.3 % 60 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 11 47.8 % 450,000 38.4 %
  4 - Partially reached 11 47.8 % 721,000 61.6 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 23   1,170,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
East Timor – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Bunak
61,000


Han Chinese, Hakka
700


© Copyrighted Photo
Indonesian
3,100


Portuguese
700


Tetun
71,000

East Timor People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
East Timor – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Adabeadb10None
Baikenobkx10Portions
Bunakbfn10None
Chinese, Hakkahak10Complete
Fatalukuddg20None
Galolengal10None
Habunhbu10None
Idateidt10None
Indonesianind10Complete
Kairui-Midikikrd10None
Kemakkem10None
Lakaleilka10None
Language unknownxxx10None
Makaleromjb10None
Makasaemkz10None
Mambaemgm10None
Nauetenxa10None
Portuguesepor10Complete
Tetuntet10NT
Tetun Dilitdt10Portions
Tukudedetkd10None
Waima'awmh10None
Totals: 22 23 0   6 3 4 11 2
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East Timor – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 2.2 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
East Timor – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in East Timor. Ministries in the East Timor section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Southeast Asia section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in East Timor   Ministries in Southeast Asia
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Country Level Ministries Size
Baptist World Aid, AustraliaSmall
LifeWindMedium
Ministries Listed:  2
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc.Medium
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Asia Evangelistic Fellowship InternationalMedium
Asian Outreach, U.S.A.Small
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
BMS World MissionMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Canadian Baptist International MinistriesMedium
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Christian and Missionary AllianceLarge
Christian Brethren AssembliesLarge
Church Mission SocietyMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church Resource MinistriesMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
CLC InternationalMedium
Commission to Every NationMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Elim FellowshipMedium
EQUIP FoundationSmall
Evangelical Covenant ChurchMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Far East Broadcasting CompanyMedium
Fellowship of Evangelical ChurchesSmall
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
FrontiersMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
Global InterActionMedium
Global Recordings NetworkMedium
GO InternationalSmall
Go Ye FellowshipMedium
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Gospel Furthering FellowshipSmall
InterAct - Evangeliska FrikyrkanMedium
InterCommSmall
International Fellowship of Evangelical StudentsLarge
International Street Kids Outreach MinistriesMedium
InterserveMedium
Intervarsity Christian FellowshipMedium
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission)Medium
Literacy and Evangelism InternationalSmall
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Mennonite Mission NetworkMedium
Mission Aviation FellowshipMedium
Mission MinistriesMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
New Mission Systems InternationalMedium
OC InternationalMedium
OMF International (Overseas Missionary Fellowship)Large
Open Air Campaigners (OAC)Medium
Open Doors InternationalMedium
Operation MobilizationLarge
Partners in Asian MissionsMedium
Pentecostal Assemblies of CanadaMedium
PioneersMedium
Reformed Baptist Mission ServicesSmall
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission)Medium
Team ExpansionMedium
TearfundMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
The Leprosy MissionMedium
Trans World RadioMedium
UFM WorldwideMedium
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
World Harvest Now, IncorporatedSmall
World HorizonsMedium
World TeamMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Wycliffe Bible TranslatorsLarge
Young LifeMedium
Youth for Christ InternationalLarge
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  87
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East Timor – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 1,170,000
Percent Urbanization 32 %
Total People Groups 23
Unreached People Groups 0
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Portuguese
Secondary National LanguageTetun Dili
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 91.0%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 2.2%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.620 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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