Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Micronesian

Language: Gilbertese - (gil)

Alternate Name(s): Kirbertese

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Solomon Islands

Also found in: Fiji; Kiribati; Nauru; Tuvalu; United States; Vanuatu

Population: 2,200

Global Population: 140,475

PEID: 18403

ROP: 105038

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Gilbertese of Solomon Islands, numbering 2,200, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Micronesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 140,475 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Gilbertese. The primary religion practiced by the Gilbertese 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