Paiwa, Manape in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Paiwa only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Paiwa
People Name in Country Paiwa, Manape
Population in Papua New Guinea 3,800
World Population 3,800
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Gapapaiwa, Manape
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Paiwa
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 14261
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay Province, Makamaka District, Cape Vogel south coast, inland on Ruaba River.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Gapapaiwa (3,800)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gapapaiwa 3,800
For Primary Language: Gapapaiwa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1991-2001)
New Testament Yes   (2009)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: God Vonana Vovokaravina Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 24.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
90.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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