Tobian in Palau

The Tobian have only been reported in Palau
This people group’s population is unknown or estimated to be extremely small. This people group may have assimilated into larger surrounding groups and may no longer be recognizable as a distinct group. To ensure every people group is represented, Joshua Project includes unknown and very small population people groups until on-site research determines they do not exist. More info at Small People Group Policy.
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Tobian
People Name in Country Tobian
Population this Country 20
Population all Countries 20
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Tomu; Tomu River
People ID 15522
ROP3 Code 110115
Country Palau
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Oceania
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Tobi (Hatohobei) Island and near the capitol   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Palau
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Oceania
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Tobi (Hatohobei) Island and near the capitol.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Language Tobian (20 speakers)
Language Code tox   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Tobian (20 speakers)
Language Code tox   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tobian

Primary Language:  Tobian

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
10.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
4.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
26.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
45.0 %
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