• PEOPLE NAME: MOTA OF VANUATU

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PEID: 11028

ROP: 106821

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Vanuatu

Language: Mota - (mtt)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Vanuatu

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Population: 1,000

Global Population: 1,000


PEID: 11028

ROP: 106821

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Mota of Vanuatu, numbering 1,000, 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 Mota. The primary religion practiced by the Mota is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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