Kuman in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Kuman, Chimbu only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Kuman, Chimbu
People Name in Country Kuman
Population in Papua New Guinea 151,000
World Population 151,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chimbu, Nagane
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Kuman, Chimbu
Ethnic Code AON10b
People ID 11340
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Simbu Province, northern third, into Western Highlands Province, Minj SubProvince.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kuman (151,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kuman 151,000
For Primary Language: Kuman

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1968-2003)
New Testament Yes   (2008)
Complete Bible Yes   (2008)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Kuman New Testament Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Kuman Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Scripture MP3 files - download Audio Recordings
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
30.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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