• PEOPLE NAME: MAWAE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 10196

ROP: 106429

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Zia - (zia)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 2,300

Global Population: 2,300


PEID: 10196

ROP: 106429

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Mawae of Papua New Guinea, numbering 2,300, 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 Zia. The primary religion practiced by the Mawae is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.


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