Were in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Were only in Papua New Guinea
Population
700
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Were
People Name in Country Were
Population in Papua New Guinea 700
World Population 700
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 15910
ROP3 Code 110749
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western province: Dewara village.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western province: Dewara village..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Kiunum (700 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: wei   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Were
Dialect Code: 18275   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Kiunum (700 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: wei   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Were
Dialect Code: 18275   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Kiunum

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2009)
New Testament No
Complete Bible 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 21.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
40.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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