• PEOPLE NAME: BUKAWA OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 19345

ROP: 101717

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Bugawac - (buk)

Alternate Name(s): Kawa

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 23,500

Global Population: 23,500


PEID: 19345

ROP: 101717

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Bukawa of Papua New Guinea, numbering 23,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Bugawac. The primary religion practiced by the Bukawa is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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