Mekeo, Bush Mekeo in Papua New Guinea

The Mekeo have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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People Name General Mekeo
People Name in Country Mekeo, Bush Mekeo
Population in Papua New Guinea 28,000
World Population 28,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Bush Mekeo, Kovio
People ID 13663
ROP3 Code 106526
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Central province: Kaiyuku district, inland, west boundary is Waima, east are Kuni [kse] and Kunimaipa [kup] language areas; into Gulf province.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Central province: Kaiyuku district, inland, west boundary is Waima, east are Kuni [kse] and Kunimaipa [kup] language areas; into Gulf province..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Mekeo (28,000 speakers)
Language Code mek   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Mekeo (28,000 speakers)
Language Code mek   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mekeo

Primary Language:  Mekeo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1992-1995)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1998)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Mekeo
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Mauni Mamaga Iifaga
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 18.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
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
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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