• PEOPLE NAME: TONGANS OF TONGA


PEID: 18315

ROP: 110155

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Tonga (Tonga Islands) - (ton)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Tonga

Also found in: American Samoa; Canada; Fiji; New Zealand; United States; Vanuatu

Population: 100,000

Global Population: 199,400


PEID: 18315

ROP: 110155

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Tongans of Tonga, numbering 100,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 199,400 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Tonga (Tonga Islands). The primary religion practiced by the Tongans is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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