Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Micronesian

Language: Gilbertese - (gil)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Kiribati

Also found in: Fiji; Nauru; Solomon Islands; Tuvalu; United States; Vanuatu

Population: 128,000

Global Population: 140,475

PEID: 9088

ROP: 105038

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Kiribertese of Kiribati, numbering 128,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Micronesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 140,475 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Gilbertese. The primary religion practiced by the Kiribertese is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available