Isan in Papua New Guinea

The Isan have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
Population
7,100
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Isan
People Name in Country Isan
Population in Papua New Guinea 7,100
World Population 7,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Bongiman, Jopna, Yopno
People ID 12259
ROP3 Code 104075
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang and Morobe provincial borders: Finisterre range.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang and Morobe provincial borders: Finisterre range..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Yopno (7,100 speakers)
Language Code yut   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Isan
Dialect Code 18604   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yopno
Primary Language Yopno (7,100 speakers)
Language Code yut   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Isan
Dialect Code 18604   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yopno

Primary Language:  Yopno

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1979-2004)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (2010)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Piŋkop Gen
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 23.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
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
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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