Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Wallisian - (wls)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Fiji

Also found in: New Caledonia; Wallis and Futuna

Population: 900

Global Population: 34,300

PEID: 8243

ROP: 110645

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Wallisians of Fiji, numbering 900, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 34,300 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Wallisian. The primary religion practiced by the Wallisians is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Not Available

Gospel Recordings: Not Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available