Welsh in New Zealand

Population

3,630

Christian

60.0%

Evangelical

6.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


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.




Profile Source: Anonymous

People Name General Welsh
People Name in Country Welsh
Population in New Zealand 3,630
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Cymraeg, Kala, Welsh Gypsy
Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Anglo-Celt
People Name General Welsh
Ethnic Code CEW18d
Country New Zealand
Continent Oceania
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Welsh (3,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Welsh 3,600
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1567-2011)
New Testament Yes   (1567-1936)
Complete Bible Yes   (1588-2004)
Audio Bible Online
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Welsh
General Got Questions Ministry
Scripture EasyBibles
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Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
40.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
61.0 %
Independent
2.0 %
Orthodox
2.0 %
Other Christian
9.0 %
Protestant
12.0 %
Roman Catholic
14.0 %
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