Welsh in New Zealand

Population

4,080

Christian

60%

Evangelical

6%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

The Welsh are a people of Celtic origin having many unique cultural practices, including the carving of 'love spoons' and the playing of the Celtic harp. They are very fond of their national sport -- Rugby football.


Where are they Located?

Most live in Wales, UK. with a small diaspora in Patagonia, Argentina an other countries.


What are Their Lives Like?

The lives of the welsh are generally more impoverished than those of their English cousins. However, strong national identity prevents them slipping into destitution.


What are Their Beliefs?

Once a proud Evangelical nation, they have in recent times lost their faith to the wave of commercialism that has over taken many "Western" countries.




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Country New Zealand
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Location in Country

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People Name General Welsh
People Name in Country Welsh
ROP3 Code 110743
Joshua Project People ID 15905
Indigenous Yes
Population in New Zealand 4,080
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group Cymraeg, Kala, Welsh Gypsy,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Welsh 4,076
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Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Anglo-Celt
People Name General Welsh
Ethnic Code CEW18d
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Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
60%    ( Evangelical  6% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
40.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
61.00%
Independent
2.00%
Protestant
12.00%
Orthodox
2.00%
Other Christian
9.00%
Roman Catholic
14.00%
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