• PEOPLE NAME: NEO-MELANESIAN PAPUANS OF SOLOMON ISLANDS


PEID: 10784

ROP: 107203

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Tok Pisin - (tpi)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Solomon Islands

Also found in: Australia; Papua New Guinea; United States

Population: 9,100

Global Population: 231,500


PEID: 10784

ROP: 107203

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Neo-Melanesian Papuans of Solomon Islands, numbering 9,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 231,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Tok Pisin. The primary religion practiced by the Neo-Melanesian Papuans is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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