• PEOPLE NAME: MELANESIANS OF UNITED STATES


PEID: 46504

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 - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: United States

Also found in: Australia; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands

Population: 1,500

Global Population: 336,900


PEID: 46504

ROP: 107203

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Melanesians of United States, numbering 1,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 336,900 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Tok Pisin. The primary religion practiced by the Melanesians is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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