Yis in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Yis only in Papua New Guinea
Population
400
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Yis
People Name in Country Yis
Population in Papua New Guinea 400
World Population 400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 16043
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Sandaun Province. 5 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Sandaun Province. 5 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map


Primary Language: Yis (400 speakers)
Language Code: yis   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Yis (400 speakers)
Language Code: yis   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Yis

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 21.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
75.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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