• PEOPLE NAME: TRUKESE OF MICRONESIA

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PEID: 18392

ROP: 110201

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Micronesian

Language: Chuukese - (chk)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Micronesia

Also found in: Guam; United States

Population: 31,000

Global Population: 49,900


PEID: 18392

ROP: 110201

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Trukese of Micronesia, numbering 31,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Micronesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 49,900 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Chuukese. The primary religion practiced by the Trukese is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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