Mufian in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Mufian only in Papua New Guinea





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Mufian
People Name in Country Mufian
Population in Papua New Guinea 17,000
World Population 17,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Arapesh, Southern, Southern Arapesh
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Mufian
Ethnic Code AON10b
People ID 13853
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Maprik District, Torricelli Mountains, west of Maprik. 36 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Mufian (17,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Mufian 17,000

For Main Lanugage: Mufian

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1978-1981)
New Testament Yes   (1988-1998)
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Basef Buꞌwami Godi
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Basef Buꞌwami Godi
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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