Kairi, Tumu in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Kairi only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Kairi
People Name in Country Kairi, Tumu
Population in Papua New Guinea 2,200
World Population 2,200
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dumu, Gairi, Tumu
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Kairi
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 12428
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Gulf Province, Kikori District, north of Kikori on the Kikori, Sirebi, and Tiviri rivers.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Rumu (2,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Rumu 2,200
For Primary Language: Rumu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1965-1993)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Rumu Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
40.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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