Barai in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Barai only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Barai
People Name in Country Barai
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,100
World Population 1,100
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Barai
Ethnic Code AON10b
People ID 19518
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Inland Oro Province, Afore District, Managalas Plateau. Birarie in Umuate, Naokanane, Itokama, Madokoro villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Barai (1,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Barai 1,100
For Primary Language: Barai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1973-2004)
New Testament Yes   (1994-2006)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Godido Vua Maeje Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 28.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
70.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Mark Trostle  
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