Torres Strait Islander in Australia

Joshua Project has identified the Torres Strait Islander only in Australia

Population

6,800

Christian

70.0%

Evangelical

25.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


No profile text currently available. Profile suggestions welcome. Submit a profile


People Name General Torres Strait Islander
People Name in Country Torres Strait Islander
Population in Australia 6,800
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster Aborigine
People Name General Torres Strait Islander
Ethnic Code AUG02
Country Australia
Continent Australia
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Torres Strait Islands, towns on upper Cape York, some towns on north Queensland east coast

No people group map currently available. Use the above button to submit a map.




Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Torres Strait Creole (6,800)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Torres Strait Creole 6,800
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1997)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Scripture Scripture Earth Online Printed Bible

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
70.00 %
Ethnic Religions
30.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
20.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Get Involved
Register ministry activity for this group

Copyright © 2014 Joshua Project. A ministry of the U.S. Center for World Mission.