Niassan, Nias in Indonesia

The Niassan, Nias have only been reported in Indonesia
Population
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Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Niassan, Nias
People Name in Country Niassan, Nias
Alternate Names Batu; Nias
Population this Country 1,034,000
Population all Countries 1,034,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 13389
ROP3 Code 107311
ROP25 Code 306077
ROP25 Name Niassan (Nias)
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 42  (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 Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 42  (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 Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 17.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Nias (1,034,000 speakers)
Language Code nia   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Nias (1,034,000 speakers)
Language Code nia   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Nias
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