• PEOPLE NAME: MASKELYNE ISLANDERS OF VANUATU

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By Brian Renshaw

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PEID: 11021

ROP: 106385

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Vanuatu

Language: Maskelynes - (klv)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Vanuatu

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Population: 2,200

Global Population: 2,200


PEID: 11021

ROP: 106385

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Maskelyne Islanders of Vanuatu, numbering 2,200, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Vanuatu people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Vanuatu. Their primary language is Maskelynes. The primary religion practiced by the Maskelyne Islanders is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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