Aturu in Papua New Guinea

The Aturu have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
Population
1,900
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Aturu
People Name in Country Aturu
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,900
World Population 1,900
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Atura
People ID 10484
ROP3 Code 100612
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western province: Adulu, Fly estuary, Lewada, Suame, and Sumogi island villages. Janor village (Giribam dialect).   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western province: Adulu, Fly estuary, Lewada, Suame, and Sumogi island villages. Janor village (Giribam dialect)..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Makayam (1,900 speakers)
Language Code aup   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Makayam
Primary Language Makayam (1,900 speakers)
Language Code aup   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Makayam

Primary Language:  Makayam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (2009)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 24.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
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
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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