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PEID: 8209

ROP: 101712

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Pukapuka - (pkp)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Cook Islands

Also found in: French Polynesia; New Zealand

Population: 700

Global Population: 2,600

PEID: 8209

ROP: 101712

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Bukabukan of Cook Islands, numbering 700, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,600 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Pukapuka. The primary religion practiced by the Bukabukan is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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