Wom, Wam in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Wom, Wam only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Wom, Wam
People Name in Country Wom, Wam
Population in Papua New Guinea 5,800
World Population 5,800
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Wam, Wom
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Wom, Wam
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 19112
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Maprik District, east of Wara Sikau, Torricelli Mountain foothills. 12 villages; Maprik Province, Dreikikir District, west northwest of Maprik.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 17.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
25.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
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