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Sawila in Indonesia



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,100 Sawila Christianity 45.00 % 4.00 % No No   

Sawila in Indonesia

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Introduction / History
The people who speak Sawila are found in the Nusa Tenggara Region on Eastern Alor Island between Kula and Wersing. They live on mountainous slopes as well as along the coast. The area is best accessed by boat.

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Country: Indonesia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:30 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Nusa Tenggara Timur Province; southeast Alor island, between Kula [tpg] and Wersing [kvw] language areas.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Sawila
People Name General: Sawila
ROP3 Code: 108761
Joshua Project People ID: 14793
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,100
Population all Countries: 4,100
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Flores-Sumba-Alor
People Name General: Sawila
Ethnic Code: AON09e
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Language
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Primary Language: Sawila (4,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): swt    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity45.00 %(Evangelical: 4.00 %)
Ethnic Religions20.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam35.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent15.00 %
Protestant85.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(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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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Sawila in Indonesia

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    Flores-Sumba-Alor     Asia, Southeast    
     
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