• PEOPLE NAME: MELE-FILA OF VANUATU


PEID: 11022

ROP: 106532

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Mele-Fila - (mxe)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Vanuatu

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Population: 5,000

Global Population: 5,000


PEID: 11022

ROP: 106532

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Mele-Fila of Vanuatu, numbering 5,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Vanuatu. Their primary language is Mele-Fila. The primary religion practiced by the Mele-Fila is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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