Abie, Abia in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Abie only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Abie
People Name in Country Abie, Abia
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,200
World Population 1,200
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Abia, Jari, Mori
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Abie
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 10128
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Oro Province, Afore District, both sides of Owen Stanley Range; Central Province, north from Ianu along Foasi and Domara creeks.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Aneme Wake: Mori (1,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Aneme Wake: Mori 1,200
For Primary Language: Aneme Wake

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (1988)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Bible: Godinu irau wake Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 17.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
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0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
70.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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