Kobon in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Kobon only in Papua New Guinea
Population
13,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Kobon
People Name in Country Kobon
Population in Papua New Guinea 13,000
World Population 13,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 12732
ROP3 Code 105068
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang province: Middle Ramu district; Western Highlands province: Kaironk river, lower Jimi river area north of Mount Hagen.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang province: Middle Ramu district; Western Highlands province: Kaironk river, lower Jimi river area north of Mount Hagen..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Kobon (13,000 speakers)
Language Code kpw   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kobon
Primary Language Kobon (13,000 speakers)
Language Code kpw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kobon

Primary Language:  Kobon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1988)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (2005-2008)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 29.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
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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