• PEOPLE NAME: WANAP OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 10599

ROP: 110661

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Wanap - (wnp)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 1,800

Global Population: 1,800


PEID: 10599

ROP: 110661

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Wanap of Papua New Guinea, numbering 1,800, 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 Wanap. The primary religion practiced by the Wanap is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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