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Solomon Islands – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Anuta400Y16.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAnuta   
Areare29,000Y32.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityAreareP
Areare
 T
Arosi11,000Y34.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityArosi   
Asumbua100Y17.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityAmba   
Babatana12,000Y34.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBabatana   
Baeggu9,700Y31.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBaeggu M
Baeggu of Solomon Islands
T
Baelelea14,000Y36.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBaelelea M
Baelelea of Solomon Islands
T
Baniata3,100Y22.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityTouo   
Bauro8,100Y33.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityTairaha   
Bilua14,000Y33.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityBilua   
Birao9,700Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityBirao   
Blablanga2,900Y16.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityBlablanga   
Bugoto6,600Y34.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityBughotu   
Deaf6,700Y95.80 %3 ChristianitySolomon Islands Sign Language   
Dorio3,900Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityDori'o   
Duke3,800Y27.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityDukeP
Duke
 T
Euronesian20,00034.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Euronesian
  
Fagani1,500Y15.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityFagani   
Fataleka11,000Y32.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityFataleka M
Fataleka of Solomon Islands
T
Fijian2,00016.00 %73.00 %5 ChristianityFijianP
Fijian
  
Fiu, Kwara'ae53,000Y34.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityKwara'ae  T
Florida Islander, Nggela19,000Y32.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityGela   
Gao2,000Y13.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityGao   
Ghari, Tangarare20,000Y35.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityGhari   
Gulaalaa, Kwai2,600Y14.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityGula'alaa   
Han Chinese, Mandarin4,4005.00 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Hoava800Y19.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityHoava   
Kahua, Narihua8,500Y33.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityKahua   
Kiribertese, Gilbertese8,000Y32.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKiribati  T
Kokota900Y16.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityKokota   
Kumbokota4,100Y28.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityGhanongga   
Kusaghe3,900Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityKusaghe   
Kwaio22,000Y30.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKwaio   
Langalanga11,000Y35.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityWala   
Lau, Ndai28,000Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLau   
Lengo, Tasemboko23,000Y29.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLengo   
Longgu3,100Y25.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLonggu   
Lungga4,500Y24.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLungga   
Malango6,800Y33.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityMalango   
Maringe, Cheke Holo18,000Y34.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityCheke Holo   
Marovo13,000Y34.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityMarovo   
Mono, Alu5,500Y33.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityMono   
Nalogo2,200Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityNalogo   
Nanggu300Y14.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityEngdewu   
Natugu5,700Y34.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityNatugu   
Nembao1,000Y12.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityAmba   
Neo-Melanesian Papuan6,60032.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTok Pisin  T
Noipa300Y5.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNoipa   
OlohaY8.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityOroha   
Ontong Java Islander3,900Y31.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityOntong JavaP
Ontong Java Islander
  
Pileni2,700Y19.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityVaeakau-Taumako   
Reef Islander, Gnivo14,000Y35.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityAiwoo   
Rennellese, Mugaba7,200Y31.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityRennell-Bellona   
Ririo100Y15.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityBabatana   
Roviana16,000Y33.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityRovianaP
Roviana
M
Roviana of Solomon Islands
T
Russel Islander, Laube2,900Y24.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLavukaleve   
Saa, South Malaita19,000Y35.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySa'a   
Santa Ana11,000Y36.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityOwa   
Savo Islander, Savosavo4,000Y26.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianitySavosavo   
Sikayana1,200Y16.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySikaianaP
Sikayana
  
Simbo4,400Y25.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianitySimbo   
Solomoni Creole, Pidgin40,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityPijin   
Talise20,000Y33.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTalise   
Tanema200Y25.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityTeanu   
Tavula, Vagua3,200Y22.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityVaghuaP
Tavula, Vagua
  
Teanu, Buma1,000Y22.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTeanu   
Tikopia5,400Y17.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTikopia   
To'ambaita, Maluu21,000Y31.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityTo'abaita   
Ugele2,000Y18.00 %82.00 %5 ChristianityUghele   
Vangunu1,500Y18.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityVangunu   
Vanikoro, Lovono100Y8.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityPijin   
Vanuatu Melanesian13,000Y33.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityBislamaP
Vanuatu Melanesian
  
Varese8,400Y31.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityVarisi   
Zabana4,900Y25.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityZabana   
Total People Groups:   74 655,000 70         10 4 10
Unclassified / Other Individuals 15,000  
UN Country Population (2019) 670,000  
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 1 1.4 % 6,700 1.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 4 5.4 % 4,900 0.7 %
  5 - Significantly reached 69 93.2 % 643,000 98.2 %
Totals 74   655,000  


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.***
 

Areare
29,000


Duke
3,800


Euronesian
20,000


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Fijian
2,000


Han Chinese, Mandarin
4,400


Ontong Java Islander
3,900


Roviana
16,000


Sikayana
1,200


Tavula, Vagua
3,200


Vanuatu Melanesian
13,000

Solomon Islands People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Solomon Islands – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Aiwoonfl10Portions
Ambautp20Trans Needed
Anutaaud10Unspecified
Arearealu10Portions
Arosiaia10NT
Babatanabaa20NT
Baeggubvd10NT
Baeleleabvc10NT
Biluablb10NT
Biraobrr10Trans Needed
Bislamabis10Complete
Blablangablp10Trans Started
Bughotubgt10Complete
Cheke Holomrn10NT
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Dori'odor10Trans Needed
Dukenke10Trans Needed
Engdewungr10Unspecified
Englisheng10Complete
Faganifaf10Portions
Fatalekafar10NT
Fijianfij10Complete
Gaogga10Portions
Gelanlg10NT
Ghanonggaghn10Trans Started
Gharigri10Complete
Gula'alaagmb10Trans Started
Hoavahoa10Trans Needed
Kahuaagw10Complete
Kiribatigil10Complete
Kokotakkk10Trans Needed
Kusagheksg10Trans Needed
Kwaiokwd10NT
Kwara'aekwf10NT
Laullu10NT
Lavukalevelvk10Trans Started
Lengolgr10Trans Started
Longgulgu10Trans Needed
Lunggalga10NT
Malangomln10Trans Needed
Marovomvo10Complete
Monomte10Trans Started
Nalogonlz10NT
Natuguntu10NT
Noipanpx10Trans Needed
Ontong Javaojv10NT
Orohaora10Unspecified
Owastn10NT
Pijinpis20Complete
Rennell-Bellonamnv10NT
Rovianarug10Complete
Sa'aapb10NT
Savosavosvs10Trans Started
Sikaianasky10Trans Started
Simbosbb10Portions
Solomon Islands Sign Languageszs10Trans Needed
Tairahabxa10Portions
Talisetlr10Trans Started
Teanutkw20Unspecified
Tikopiatkp10Portions
To'abaitamlu10NT
Tok Pisintpi10Complete
Touotqu10Trans Started
Ugheleuge10Trans Needed
Vaeakau-Taumakopiv10Trans Started
Vaghuatva10Trans Needed
Vangunumpr10Trans Started
Varisivrs10NT
Walalgl10NT
Zabanakji10NT
Totals: 70 74 0   41 13 16 61 3
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Solomon Islands – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 31.2 %
(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 Australia and 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 Australia and 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 655,000
Percent Urbanization 24 %
Total People Groups 74
Unreached People Groups 0
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Official National Language English
Secondary National LanguagePijin
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 95.8%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 31.2%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.515 (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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