Indonesia: Think BIG!

INDONESIA: THINK BIG! PHILIPPINES THAILAND BRUNEI MALAYSIA MALAYSIA SINGAPORE KALIMANTAN SUMATRA SULAWESI PAPUA INDONĒSIA Jakarta TIMOR-LESTE INDONESIA is an archipelago comprising more than 17,000 islands, 6,000 of which are inhabited. When we think of islands, sometimes we think small. But INDONESIA is bigger than you think! AUSTRALIA GEOGRAPHICALLY RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY The spread of Indonesia is similar to that of the continental United States. Indonesia has the largest Muslim population of any country in the world. PEOPLE GROUPS There are 780 people groups spread across Indonesia's 6,000 inhabited islands. POPULATION Indonesia is the fourth-largest country in the world (after China, India, and the USA), with 232 million people. Unreached OPPORTUNITY FOR THE GOSPEL Groups 225 unreached people groups represent 148.5 million people 225 455 Reached Groups BIG NEED AND BIG OPPORTUNITY INDONESIA - Muslim Population in comparisons to other countries Total Population of members of Unreached People Groups Nigeria Thailand Syria Irag Turkey Iran Egypt Japan China Pakistan INDONESIA INDONESIA Bangladesh Pakistan 50 100 150 200 India Muslim population (millions) 200 400 600 800 1.000 1,200 Unreached People (millions) MORE ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY IN INDONESIA 80% of the population of Indonesia is Muslim. are Christian. Some of the Muslims are strongly influenced by pre-Islamic and Hindu religions. There are also Hindu, Buddhist and tribal religions. Islam was first adopted by Indonesians in northern SUMATRA in the 13th century, through the influence of traders, and became the country's dominant religion by the 16th century. BIG GOD N THE RATE OF GROWTH OF EVANGELICALS 2.8% is twice as fast as the growth of Islam. 1.2% MODERATE MUSLIMS are increasingly open to Christianity due to harsh extremism of Islamists. THERE IS A TREMENDOUS NEED FOR THE WORD TO GO OUT to islands of people who are separated from God. As the Apostle Paul said in 1 Corinthians 16:9, “For a wide door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many adversaries." The islands of INDONESIA were created by volcanic activity, fire from below. The islands of INDONESIA will be redeemed by fire from ábove, disciples responding to the movement of the Spirit by bringing the Word to reach the unreached. INDONESIA: THINK BIG! Sources: Operation World ( and Joshua Project ( Brought to you by our co-sponsors: praying for İNDONESIA MISSIONARY To find more infographics from GMI visit gmi Koeping missionaries sate since 1997. Join us in prayer for the largest population of Muslims in the world. Keeping missionaries safe - Short-term, Long-term.

Indonesia: Think BIG!

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Some places in the world are simply hard to grasp. Indonesia is one of them. It is BIG in almost every way. Take a moment to explore Indonesia's geography, population, religious makeup and people grou...


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