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Batu, Nias in Indonesia

Batu, Nias

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
30,000 Nias Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %   

Batu, Nias in Indonesia

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Country: Indonesia
Continent: Asia
Region: Southeast Asia
Persecution Rank:38 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
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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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Batu, Nias
People Name General: Batu Nias
ROP3 Code: 114962
Joshua Project People ID: 19070
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 30,000
Population all Countries: 30,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Batak-Nias of Sumatra
People Name General: Batu Nias
Ethnic Code: MSY44b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Nias (30,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nia    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity65.00 %(Evangelical: 4.00 %)
Ethnic Religions35.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent20.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic80.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1874-1937
New Testament:
1892Audio
Complete Bible: 1911
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Nias
Text / Printed MatterBible: Nias Bible
 
 
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Batu, Nias in Indonesia

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      Batu Nias Indonesia    
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