Waema in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Waema only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Waema
People Name in Country Waema
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,600
World Population 1,600
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Waema
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 19562
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay Province, Alotau District, Huhu Local Government Area, Giligili Estates to Turnbull War Memorial, near Milne Bay head north to, but not crossing, East Cape coastal range.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Wa'ema: Waema (1,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Wa'ema: Waema 1,600
For Primary Language: Wa'ema

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.00 %)
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 %
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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