• PEOPLE NAME: PONAPEANS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47219

ROP: 108108

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Micronesian

Language: Pohnpeian - (pon)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: United States

Also found in: Micronesia

Population: 3,800

Global Population: 29,800


PEID: 47219

ROP: 108108

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Ponapeans of United States, numbering 3,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Micronesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 29,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Pohnpeian. The primary religion practiced by the Ponapeans is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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