Waema in Papua New Guinea

The Waema have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Waema
People Name in Country Waema
World Population 1,800
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 19562
ROP3 Code 115310
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay province: Alotau district, Huhu local government area, Giligili estates to Turnbull war memorial, Milne Bay area north up to East Cape coastal range.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Milne Bay province: Alotau district, Huhu local government area, Giligili estates to Turnbull war memorial, Milne Bay area north up to East Cape coastal range..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Wa'ema (1,800 speakers)
Language Code wag   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Waema
Dialect Code 18094   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Wa'ema (1,800 speakers)
Language Code wag   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Waema
Dialect Code 18094   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Wa'ema

Primary Language:  Wa'ema

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.00 %)
86.00 %
Ethnic Religions
14.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
70.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more