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Solomon Islands – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Anuta400Y16.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAnuta   
Areare26,000Y32.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityAreare  T
Arosi9,900Y34.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityArosi   
Asumbua100Y17.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityAmba   
Babatana10,000Y34.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBabatana   
Baeggu8,700Y31.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBaeggu M
Baeggu of Solomon Islands
T
Baelelea13,000Y36.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBaelelea M
Baelelea of Solomon Islands
T
Baniata2,800Y22.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityTouo   
Bauro7,300Y33.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityTairaha   
Bilua13,000Y33.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBilua   
Birao8,700Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBirao   
Blablanga2,600Y16.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityBlablanga   
Bugoto6,000Y34.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityBughotu   
DeafY33.30 %96.00 %5 ChristianityLanguage unknown   
Dorio3,500Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityDori'o   
Duke3,400Y27.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityDukeP
Duke
 T
Euronesian18,00034.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Euronesian
  
Fagani1,300Y15.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityFagani   
Fataleka9,900Y32.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityFataleka M
Fataleka of Solomon Islands
T
Fijian1,80016.00 %73.00 %5 ChristianityFijianP
Fijian
  
Fiu, Kwara'ae48,000Y34.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityKwara'ae  T
Florida Islander, Nggela18,000Y32.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityGela   
Gao1,800Y13.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityGao   
Ghari, Tangarare18,000Y35.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityGhari   
Gulaalaa, Kwai2,300Y14.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityGula'alaa   
Han Chinese, Mandarin3,9005.00 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Hoava700Y19.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityHoava   
Kahua, Narihua7,600Y33.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityKahua   
Kiribertese7,200Y32.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityKiribati  T
Kokota800Y16.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityKokota   
Kumbokota3,700Y28.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityGhanongga   
Kusaghe3,500Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityKusaghe   
Kwaio19,000Y30.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKwaio   
Langalanga10,000Y35.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityWala   
Lau, Ndai25,000Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLau   
Lengo, Tasemboko20,000Y29.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityLengo   
Longgu2,800Y25.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLonggu   
Lungga4,100Y24.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLungga   
Malango6,100Y33.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityMalango   
Maringe, Cheke Holo16,000Y34.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityCheke Holo   
Marovo12,000Y34.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityMarovo   
Mono, Alu4,900Y33.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityMono   
Nalogo1,900Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityNalogo   
Nanggu300Y14.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityEngdewu   
Natugu5,100Y34.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityNatugu   
Nembao900Y12.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityAmba   
Neo-Melanesian Papuan5,900Y32.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTok Pisin  T
Noipa300Y5.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNoipa   
OlohaY8.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityOroha   
Ontong Java Islander3,500Y31.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityOntong JavaP
Ontong Java Islander
  
Pileni2,400Y19.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityVaeakau-Taumako   
Reef Islander, Gnivo12,000Y35.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityAiwoo   
Rennellese, Mugaba6,500Y31.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityRennell-Bellona   
Ririo100Y15.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityBabatana   
Roviana15,000Y33.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityRovianaP
Roviana
M
Roviana of Solomon Islands
T
Russel Islander, Laube2,600Y24.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLavukaleve   
Saa, South Malaita17,000Y35.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySa'a   
Santa Ana10,000Y36.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityOwa   
Savo Islander, Savosavo3,600Y26.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianitySavosavo   
Sikayana1,100Y16.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySikaianaP
Sikayana
  
Simbo4,000Y25.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianitySimbo   
Solomoni Creole, Pidgin36,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityPijin   
Talise18,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTalise   
Tanema20025.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityTeanu   
Tavula, Vagua2,900Y22.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityVaghuaP
Tavula, Vagua
  
Teanu, Buma900Y22.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTeanu   
Tikopia4,900Y17.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTikopia   
To'ambaita, Maluu19,000Y31.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityTo'abaita   
Ugele1,800Y18.00 %82.00 %5 ChristianityUghele   
Vangunu1,300Y18.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityVangunu   
Vanikoro, Lovono100Y8.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityPijin   
Vanuatu Melanesian12,000Y33.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityBislamaP
Vanuatu Melanesian
  
Varese7,600Y31.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityVarisi   
Zabana4,400Y25.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityZabana   
Total People Groups:   74 583,000 70     0     9 4 10
Unclassified / Other Individuals 12,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 595,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
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Solomon Islands – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 4 5.4 % 4,400 0.7 %
  5 - Significantly reached 70 94.6 % 579,000 99.3 %
Totals 74   583,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Solomon Islands – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Duke
3,400


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Euronesian
18,000


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Fijian
1,800


Han Chinese, Mandarin
3,900


Ontong Java Islander
3,500


Roviana
15,000


Sikayana
1,100


Tavula, Vagua
2,900


Vanuatu Melanesian
12,000

Solomon Islands People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Solomon Islands – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
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Jesus
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Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Aiwoonfl10Portions
Ambautp20None
Anutaaud10Need?
Arearealu10Portions
Arosiaia10NT
Babatanabaa20NT
Baeggubvd10None
Baeleleabvc10NT
Biluablb10NT
Biraobrr10None
Bislamabis10Complete
Blablangablp10None
Bughotubgt10NT
Cheke Holomrn10NT
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Dori'odor10None
Dukenke10None
Engdewungr10Need?
Englisheng10Complete
Faganifaf10None
Fatalekafar10Portions
Fijianfij10Complete
Gaogga10Portions
Gelanlg10NT
Ghanonggaghn10None
Gharigri10Complete
Gula'alaagmb10None
Hoavahoa10None
Kahuaagw10Complete
Kiribatigil10Complete
Kokotakkk10None
Kusagheksg10None
Kwaiokwd10NT
Kwara'aekwf10NT
Language unknownxxx10None
Laullu10NT
Lavukalevelvk10None
Lengolgr10None
Longgulgu10None
Lunggalga10NT
Malangomln10None
Marovomvo10Complete
Monomte10None
Nalogonlz10None
Natuguntu10NT
Noipanpx10None
Ontong Javaojv10NT
Orohaora10Need?
Owastn10NT
Pijinpis20Complete
Rennell-Bellonamnv10NT
Rovianarug10Complete
Sa'aapb10NT
Savosavosvs10None
Sikaianasky10None
Simbosbb10Portions
Tairahabxa10Portions
Talisetlr10None
Teanutkw20Need?
Tikopiatkp10Portions
To'abaitamlu10NT
Tok Pisintpi10Complete
Touotqu10None
Ugheleuge10None
Vaeakau-Taumakopiv10None
Vaghuatva10None
Vangunumpr10None
Varisivrs10NT
Walalgl10NT
Zabanakji10Portions
Totals: 70 74 0   38 12 7 61 3
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Solomon Islands – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 31.5 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Solomon Islands – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Solomon Islands. Ministries in the Solomon Islands section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the South Pacific section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Solomon Islands   Ministries in South Pacific
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Country Level Ministries Size
Baptist World Aid, AustraliaSmall
LifeWindMedium
TEAR AustraliaMedium
Ministries Listed:  3
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  26
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Solomon Islands – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 583,000
Percent Urbanization 22 %
Total People Groups 74
Unreached People Groups 0
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Official National Language English
Secondary National LanguagePijin
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 96.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 31.5%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.491 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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