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Torres Strait Islander in Australia



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,400 Torres Strait Creole Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 % No No   

Torres Strait Islander in Australia

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Country: Australia
Continent: Australia
Region: Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Queensland state: Torres Strait Islands, towns on upper Cape York, some on north Queensland east coast.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Torres Strait Islander
People Name General: Torres Strait Islander
ROP3 Code: 110176
Joshua Project People ID: 15569
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 7,400
Population all Countries: 7,400
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
People Cluster: Aborigine
People Name General: Torres Strait Islander
Ethnic Code: AUG02
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Language
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Primary Language: Torres Strait Creole (7,400 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tcs    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity70.00 %(Evangelical: 25.00 %)
Ethnic Religions30.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican20.00 %
Independent30.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic10.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1997
New Testament:
2014
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Yumplatok Bible
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Torres Strait Islander in Australia

Peoples
               
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    Aborigine     Australia and Pacific    
     
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      Torres Strait Islander Australia    
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            Torres Strait Islander in Australia          
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      Christianity     Torres Strait Creole  
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