Simalungun Batak in Indonesia

The Simalungun Batak have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Batak Simalungun
People Name in Country Batak Simalungun
Natural Name Simalungun Batak
Population this Country 1,630,000
Population all Countries 1,630,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Batta; Simalungun Batak
People ID 10722
ROP3 Code 101127
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sumatera Utara Province, Simalungun, Serdang Bedagai, Deli Serdang, and Kota Pematang Siantar regencies; area northeast of Lake Toba, south of Medan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sumatera Utara Province, Simalungun, Serdang Bedagai, Deli Serdang, and Kota Pematang Siantar regencies; area northeast of Lake Toba, south of Medan..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Batak Simalungun (1,630,000 speakers)
Language Code bts   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Batak Simalungun (1,630,000 speakers)
Language Code bts   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Batak Simalungun
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.98 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
34.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source (Representative photo)
John Bastian - Pexels 
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