• PEOPLE NAME: BONGOS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 9810

ROP: 101601

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Kwanga - (kwj)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 19,000

Global Population: 19,000


PEID: 9810

ROP: 101601

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Bongos of Papua New Guinea, numbering 19,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Kwanga. The primary religion practiced by the Bongos is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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