Lavongai in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Lavongai only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Lavongai
People Name in Country Lavongai
Population in Papua New Guinea 26,000
World Population 26,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Lavongai
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 13014
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country New Ireland Province, Lamet District, New Hanover Island, Tingwon and Umbukul Islands.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tungag: Lavongai (26,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tungag: Lavongai 26,000
For Primary Language: Tungag

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1989-1996)
New Testament Yes   (1999)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Akus Ro na Palatung Tanginang ani Iesu Karisto Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 16.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
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 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
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