Nii in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Nii only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Nii
People Name in Country Nii
Population in Papua New Guinea 24,000
World Population 24,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Nii
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 13394
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western Highlands Province, Hagen District.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Nii (24,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nii 24,000
For Primary Language: Nii

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1971)
New Testament Yes   (1980)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Gos Nge Ek Ka Ei Sinim Kin Ngołum Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
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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