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: United States

Also found in: Fiji; Kiribati; Nauru; Solomon Islands; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Population: 200

Global Population: 140,475

PEID: 47255

ROP: 105038

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Gilbertese of United States, numbering 200, 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 Gilbertese 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