Nakanai, West in Papua New Guinea


Joshua Project has identified the Nakanai, West only in Papua New Guinea

Population

32,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Nakanai, West
People Name in Country Nakanai, West
Population in Papua New Guinea 32,000
World Population 32,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Maututu, West Nakanai
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Nakanai, West
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 15924
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country West New Britain Province, Hoskins District, northwest coast. 42 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Nakanai
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nakanai

For Main Lanugage: Nakanai


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974)
New Testament Yes   (1983)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: La Buk Tabu ale halaba te la valolo ale taritigi te I Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 18.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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