Sio in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Sio only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Sio
People Name in Country Sio
Population in Papua New Guinea 7,400
World Population 7,400
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Sio
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 14942
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Morobe Province, Wasu District, mainland near Sio Island.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sio (7,400)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sio 7,400
For Primary Language: Sio

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1988)
New Testament Yes   (1995)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Bible: The New Testament and Psalms in the Sio Language of P Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
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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