• PEOPLE NAME: UMEDA OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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PEID: 10554

ROP: 110397

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Umeda - (upi)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 500

Global Population: 500


PEID: 10554

ROP: 110397

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Umeda of Papua New Guinea, numbering 500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Umeda. The primary religion practiced by the Umeda is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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