Seim in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Seim only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Seim
People Name in Country Seim
Population in Papua New Guinea 7,800
World Population 7,800
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Seim
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 14818
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Sandaun Province, Nuku District, Torricelli range hills sloping south toward Sepik River plains south. 15 villages east of Mehek.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Mende: Seim (7,800)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Mende: Seim 7,800
For Primary Language: Mende

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2000)
New Testament Yes   (2005)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Bible: The New Testament in the Mende language of Papua New Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 14.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
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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