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Mombum in Indonesia


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
400 Mombum Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % No No   

Mombum in Indonesia

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Introduction / History
They primarily live by fishing in their swampy island. With their land at an altitude of less than 100 meters above sea level the Mombum people can best be accessed by boat. The Komolom area was called Mombum before the 1940s.

Most Mombum people wear modern clothing. The people eat fish and sago. There is a generator in the Komolon. No clinics are in the area but there is a health worker. The Mombum people have no gospel cassettes, films, or videos in their language. There is a church in Komolom.

The Mombum are sometimes known as the Kemelom; Kemelomsch; or Komolom people. They prefer to be called Mombums. At school and church Indonesian is generally the language used.

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Country: Indonesia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:49 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Papua Province. Island next to southeast coast of Kolopom island; west of Marauke city across Arafura Sea.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Mombum
People Name General: Mombum
ROP3 Code: 106738
Joshua Project People ID: 13779
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 400
Population all Countries: 400
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
People Cluster: New Guinea
People Name General: Mombum
Ethnic Code: AON10a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Mombum (400 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mso    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity55.00 %(Evangelical: 4.00 %)
Ethnic Religions45.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent20.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic20.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
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Mombum in Indonesia

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    New Guinea     Asia, Southeast    
      Mombum Indonesia    
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            Mombum in Indonesia          
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      Christianity     Mombum  
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