Songum in Papua New Guinea

The Songum have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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Largest Religion
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People Name General Songum
People Name in Country Songum
World Population 1,300
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 14993
ROP3 Code 109409
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and 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 Australia and 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 (1,300 speakers)
Language Code snx   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Songum
Dialect Code 16834   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sam (1,300 speakers)
Language Code snx   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Songum
Dialect Code 16834   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sam

Primary Language:  Sam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2005-2015)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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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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