Iwam in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Iwam only in Papua New Guinea
Population
5,400
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Iwam
People Name in Country Iwam
Population in Papua New Guinea 5,400
World Population 5,400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 12298
ROP3 Code 104127
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Ambunti District, Sepik River, Mowi and Iyomempwi villages; May River villages and surrounding lakes and tributaries to Premai village   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Ambunti District, Sepik River, Mowi and Iyomempwi villages; May River villages and surrounding lakes and tributaries to Premai village.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Iwam (5,400 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: iwm   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Iwam (5,400 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: iwm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Iwam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1990-1998)
New Testament Yes   (2011)
Complete Bible No
 
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
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
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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