• PEOPLE NAME: SAMOANS OF VANUATU

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PEID: 11059

ROP: 108580

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Samoan - (smo)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Vanuatu

Also found in: Fiji; New Zealand; Samoa; Tokelau; Tuvalu; United States

Population: 300

Global Population: 359,325


PEID: 11059

ROP: 108580

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Samoans of Vanuatu, numbering 300, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 359,325 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Samoan. The primary religion practiced by the Samoans is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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