• PEOPLE NAME: YAMBES OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 10647

ROP: 110956

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Yambes - (ymb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Papua New Guinea

Also found in:

Population: 1,900

Global Population: 1,900


PEID: 10647

ROP: 110956

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Yambes of Papua New Guinea, numbering 1,900, are Engaged yet 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 Yambes. The primary religion practiced by the Yambes is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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