Songum in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Songum only in Papua New Guinea
Population
1,200
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Songum
People Name in Country Songum
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,200
World Population 1,200
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 14993
ROP3 Code 109409
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang province: Bongu, Buan, Songum, and Wongbe villages inland and south.   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: Bongu, Buan, Songum, and Wongbe villages inland and south..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Sam (1,200 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: snx   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Primary Dialect: Songum
Dialect Code: 16834   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Sam (1,200 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: snx   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Songum
Dialect Code: 16834   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Sam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.00 %)
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
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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