Makasai in East Timor

The Makasai have only been reported in East Timor
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Makasai
People Name in Country Makasai
World Population 120,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Ma'asae; Macassai; Makassai
People ID 13234
ROP3 Code 106084
Country East Timor
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Baucau district: north coast and inland; Lautém district: west band; Manatuto district: on Timor island; Viqueque district: north half; generally, from north to south coast in a dialect chain.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country East Timor
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Baucau district: north coast and inland; Lautém district: west band; Manatuto district: on Timor island; Viqueque district: north half; generally, from north to south coast in a dialect chain..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Makasae (120,000 speakers)
Language Code mkz   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Makasae (120,000 speakers)
Language Code mkz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Makasae

Primary Language:  Makasae

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.50 %)
92.00 %
Ethnic Religions
8.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
6.0 %
Roman Catholic
94.0 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more