Kobon in Papua New Guinea


Joshua Project has identified the Kobon only in Papua New Guinea

Population

12,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Kobon
People Name in Country Kobon
Population in Papua New Guinea 12,000
World Population 12,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Kobon
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 12732
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang Province, Middle Ramu District; Western Highlands Province, Kaironk River, lower Jimi River area north of Mt. Hagen.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kobon (12,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kobon 12,000
For Primary Language: Kobon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1988)
New Testament Yes   (2005-2008)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 29.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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