• PEOPLE NAME: YIMAS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 10668

ROP: 111064

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Yimas - (yee)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 800

Global Population: 800


PEID: 10668

ROP: 111064

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Yimas of Papua New Guinea, numbering 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 Yimas. The primary religion practiced by the Yimas is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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