• PEOPLE NAME: MELANESIAN OF UNITED STATES


PEID: 46504

ROP: 107203

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Tok Pisin - (tpi)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity

Country: United States

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

Population: 1,400

Global Population: 225,500


PEID: 46504

ROP: 107203

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Melanesian of United States, numbering 1,400, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 225,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Tok Pisin. The primary religion practiced by the Melanesian is Christianity.


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