Nakanai in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Nakanai only in Papua New Guinea
Population
33,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Nakanai
People Name in Country Nakanai
Population in Papua New Guinea 33,000
World Population 33,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Maututu, West Nakanai
People ID 15924
ROP3 Code 110765
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East New Britain province: small area in Pomio district, Mamusi-West Pomio RLLG; West New Britain province: Talasea district, especially Hoskins RLLG, and northwest coast, Biala RLLG, 42 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East New Britain province: small area in Pomio district, Mamusi-West Pomio RLLG; West New Britain province: Talasea district, especially Hoskins RLLG, and northwest coast, Biala RLLG, 42 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Nakanai
Language Code nak   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Nakanai
Primary Language Nakanai
Language Code nak   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Nakanai

Primary Language:  Nakanai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1974)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1983)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nakanai
Text / Printed Matter Bible: La Buk Tabu ale halaba te la valolo ale taritigi te I
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 18.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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