Irumu, Upper Irumu in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Irumu only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Irumu
People Name in Country Irumu, Upper Irumu
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,600
World Population 1,600
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Upper Irumu
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Irumu
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 12257
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Morobe Province, Kaiapit District, Wantoat subdistrict.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tuma-Irumu (1,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tuma-Irumu 1,600

For Main Lanugage: Tuma-Irumu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1988-1999)
New Testament Yes   (1997-2011)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Bible: Anutu Täŋo Man Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 18.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
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 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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