Angave in Papua New Guinea

The Angave have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
Population
3,500
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Angave
People Name in Country Angave
Population in Papua New Guinea 3,500
World Population 3,500
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Buu, Wunavai
People ID 10322
ROP3 Code 100349
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Gulf province: Kerema district, Mbwei and Swanson valleys’ rivers.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Gulf province: Kerema district, Mbwei and Swanson valleys’ rivers..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Ankave (3,500 speakers)
Language Code aak   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ankave
Primary Language Ankave (3,500 speakers)
Language Code aak   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ankave

Primary Language:  Ankave

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1986-1992)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1991)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Ankave New Testament
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
40.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
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
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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