Chuave, Tjuave in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Chuave only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Chuave
People Name in Country Chuave, Tjuave
Population in Papua New Guinea 41,000
World Population 41,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Sua, Tjuave
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Chuave
Ethnic Code AON10b
People ID 11376
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Simbu Province, Chuave District.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Chuave (41,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chuave 41,000
For Primary Language: Chuave

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1973-1987)
New Testament Yes   (1992-1994)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Yai Guman Gunom Kam Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
25.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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