Orokaiva, Wasida in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Orokaiva only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Orokaiva
People Name in Country Orokaiva, Wasida
Population in Papua New Guinea 52,000
World Population 52,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Periho, Periho), Wasida
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Orokaiva
Ethnic Code AON10b
People ID 14220
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Oro Province, Popondetta town area. 200 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Orokaiva (52,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Orokaiva 52,000
For Primary Language: Orokaiva

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1956)
New Testament Yes   (1988)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: God Ta Duru Javotoho Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
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 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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