Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Tongan - (ton)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestant

Country: American Samoa

Also found in: Canada; Fiji; New Zealand; Tonga; United States; Vanuatu

Population: 1,500

Global Population: 206,525

PEID: 50230

ROP: 110155

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Tongans of American Samoa, numbering 1,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 206,525 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Tongan. The primary religion practiced by the Tongans is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available