Mekeo, Bush Mekeo in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Mekeo only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Mekeo
People Name in Country Mekeo, Bush Mekeo
Population in Papua New Guinea 26,000
World Population 26,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bush Mekeo, Kovio
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Mekeo
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 13663
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Central Province, Kaiyuku District, inland, west boundray is Waima, east the Kuni and Kunimaipa; into Gulf Province.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1992-1995)
New Testament Yes   (1998)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Mauni Mamaga Iifaga Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 18.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
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 %
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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