Maiadom in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Maiadom only in Papua New Guinea





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

Found on the Northeastern shore of Fergusson Island of Papua New Guinea in the shadow of Mt. Kilkerran, the largest mountain on the island, the Maiadomu language group is rather difficult to access. The nearest airstrips can be reached only by boat or an arduous two to three day hike over mountainous terrain. The Southeasterly tradewinds which blow from as early as June through late October make sea travel to Maiadomu another difficult proposition for a good part of the year.

While the United Church of Papua New Guinea, the only church in the Maiadomu area, has been established in Maiadomu since the mid-1980s, the number of members remains small. Though the Maiadomu people are open to Christianity and most even consider themselves to be Christians, traditional religion still underlies the beliefs and practices of the church. Most Maiadomu people do not understand the need for salvation.

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People Name General Maiadom
People Name in Country Maiadom
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,000
World Population 1,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Maiadom
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 13221
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay Province, Bwaidoka District, East Fergusson Island.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maiadomu: Maiadom (1,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maiadomu: Maiadom 1,000
For Primary Language: Maiadomu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2009)
New Testament No
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
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 27.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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