• PEOPLE NAME: JAVANESE OF NEW CALEDONIA

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By Franc Le Blanc

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PEID: 18342

ROP: 107213

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Jawa

Language: New Caledonian Javanese - (jas)

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Primary Religion: Non-Religious - Atheism

Country: New Caledonia

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Population: 12,000

Global Population: 12,000


PEID: 18342

ROP: 107213

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Javanese of New Caledonia, numbering 12,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Jawa people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in New Caledonia. Their primary language is New Caledonian Javanese. The primary religion practiced by the Javanese is atheism, which is best described as the rejection of belief that any deities exist.


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