Petats in Papua New Guinea

The Petats have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
Population
5,800
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Petats
People Name in Country Petats
Population in Papua New Guinea 5,800
World Population 5,800
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
Alternate Names Matsungan
People ID 14375
ROP3 Code 107997
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Bougainville province: Buka Passage district, Hitau, Petats, and Pororan islands off Buka island west coast.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Bougainville province: Buka Passage district, Hitau, Petats, and Pororan islands off Buka island west coast..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Petats (5,800 speakers)
Language Code pex   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Petats
Primary Language Petats (5,800 speakers)
Language Code pex   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Petats

Primary Language:  Petats

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1934-1978)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
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
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
Photo Source Judith Gabong 
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