Motuna in Papua New Guinea


Joshua Project has identified the Motuna only in Papua New Guinea

Population

8,900

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Motuna
People Name in Country Motuna
Population in Papua New Guinea 8,900
World Population 8,900
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Baitsi
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Motuna
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 13835
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Bougainville Province, southeast.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Siwai: Motuna (8,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Siwai: Motuna 8,900

For Main Lanugage: Siwai


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1952-1968)
New Testament Yes   (1977)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 27.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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