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Motuna in Papua New Guinea



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
10,000 Siwai Christianity 96.00 % 27.00 % No No   

Motuna in Papua New Guinea

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Country: Papua New Guinea
Continent: Australia
Region: Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Bougainville province: southeast.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Motuna
People Name General: Motuna
Alternate People Names:
Baitsi
ROP3 Code: 106825
Joshua Project People ID: 13835
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 10,000
Population all Countries: 10,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
People Cluster: New Guinea
People Name General: Motuna
Ethnic Code: AON09b
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Language
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Primary Language: Siwai (10,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): siw    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Motuna
Dialect Code:3592
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity96.00 %(Evangelical: 27.00 %)
Ethnic Religions4.00 % 
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 significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1952-1968
New Testament:
1977
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 Gospel Go
 
 
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Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
 
 
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Motuna in Papua New Guinea

Peoples
               
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    New Guinea     Australia and Pacific    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
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      Motuna Papua New Guinea    
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            Motuna in Papua New Guinea          
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      Christianity     Siwai  
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