Biak, Numfor in Indonesia

The Biak, Numfor have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Biak, Numfor
People Name in Country Biak, Numfor
World Population 39,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Biak-Numfor
People ID 10825
ROP3 Code 101404
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Numerous island communities, east, north, and west of Bird’s Head, Papua Province, Biak Numfor regency, Biak and Numfor islands north, Yapen Island regency, north coast area east of Cape Jobi; Papua Barat Province, including the Mapia islands, 320 kms north of Cape Saweba, Raja Ampat regency, Bantanta and south Waigeo islands northwest of Sorong city.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Numerous island communities, east, north, and west of Bird’s Head, Papua Province, Biak Numfor regency, Biak and Numfor islands north, Yapen Island regency, north coast area east of Cape Jobi; Papua Barat Province, including the Mapia islands, 320 kms north of Cape Saweba, Raja Ampat regency, Bantanta and south Waigeo islands northwest of Sorong city..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Biak (39,000 speakers)
Language Code bhw   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Biak (39,000 speakers)
Language Code bhw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Biak

Primary Language:  Biak

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1870-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1990)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Map Source West Melanesia  
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