• PEOPLE NAME: TAHITIANS OF NEW CALEDONIA

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By Eilert Larstorp Paulsen

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PEID: 18374

ROP: 109704

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Tahitian - (tah)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: New Caledonia

Also found in: French Polynesia; New Zealand; United States; Vanuatu

Population: 12,500

Global Population: 191,800


PEID: 18374

ROP: 109704

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Tahitians of New Caledonia, numbering 12,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 191,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Tahitian. The primary religion practiced by the Tahitians is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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