Tongan in United States





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People Name General Tongan
People Name in Country Tongan
Population in United States 44,000
World Population 227,000
Countries 6
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster Polynesian
People Name General Tongan
Ethnic Code MPY55z
People ID 15554
Country United States
Region North America and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Hawaii, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oklahoma City.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tongan (44,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tongan 44,000
For Primary Language: Tongan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1844)
New Testament Yes   (1849-2011)
Complete Bible Yes   (1862-1966)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Tongan Contemporary New Testament Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Tongan Film / Video
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.50 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
4.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
2.0 %
12.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
25.0 %
45.0 %
Roman Catholic
16.0 %
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