• PEOPLE NAME: NEO-MELANESIAN PAPUANS OF AUSTRALIA


PEID: 8015

ROP: 107203

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Tok Pisin - (tpi)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Australia

Also found in: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; United States

Population: 111,000

Global Population: 230,700


PEID: 8015

ROP: 107203

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Neo-Melanesian Papuans of Australia, numbering 111,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 230,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Tok Pisin. The primary religion practiced by the Neo-Melanesian Papuans 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.


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