Saposa in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Saposa only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Saposa
People Name in Country Saposa
Population in Papua New Guinea 2,200
World Population 2,200
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Saposa
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 14757
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Bougainville Province, Buka District, island chain south of Buka Island off northwest coast of Bougainville.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Saposa (2,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Saposa 2,200
For Primary Language: Saposa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1985-1987)
New Testament Yes   (2001)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: U Vurungan Rof Foun Ten Gov Nane Jisas Krais Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
30.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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