Torres Strait Islander in Australia


Joshua Project has identified the Torres Strait Islander only in Australia

Population

6,800

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Torres Strait Islander
People Name in Country Torres Strait Islander
Population in Australia 6,800
World Population 6,800
Countries 1
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
People ID 15569
Country Australia
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Torres Strait Islands, towns on upper Cape York, some towns on north Queensland east coast.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest 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
Format 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 %
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