Maiwa, Baiawa in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Maiwa, Baiawa only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Maiwa, Baiawa
People Name in Country Maiwa, Baiawa
Population in Papua New Guinea 2,500
World Population 2,500
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Baiawa, Maiwa
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Maiwa, Baiawa
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 18916
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay Province, Rabaraba District, north slopes and foothills of Meneao Range eastward from Mt. Tantam Valley of Ruaba River; reaches Moi Biri Bay coast, into Oro Province.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maiwa (2,500)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maiwa 2,500
For Primary Language: Maiwa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2004)
New Testament Yes   (2012)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Gae Mataiwa Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
90.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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