• PEOPLE NAME: WELI OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 10615

ROP: 110741

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Weri - (wer)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 10,000

Global Population: 10,000


PEID: 10615

ROP: 110741

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Weli of Papua New Guinea, numbering 10,000, 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 Weri. The primary religion practiced by the Weli is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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