Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Tongan - (ton)

Alternate Name(s): Polynesian Sub-cluster

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestant

Country: Tonga

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

Population: 101,000

Global Population: 206,525

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 101,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 206,525 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Tongan. 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available