• PEOPLE CLUSTER: POLYNESIAN

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 75

Population: 1,837,120

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 39,225

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 29,225

Number of countries: 21


Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

Overview: Polynesia is a subregion of Oceania, comprised of more than 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. The indigenous peoples who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are identified as Polynesians. They share a family of related languages as well as similar cultural traits and religious beliefs.

Peoples within this cluster: Arosi; Bukabukan; Cook Islands Maori; East Futunan; Easter Islander; Hawai'i Creole-Speaking; Hawaiian; Mangarevan; Maori; Mele-Fila; Niuafoou; Niuatoputapu; Niuean; North Marquesan; Ontong Java Islander; Penrhyn; Pitcairner; Polynesian; Rakahanga-Manihiki; Rapa; Rennellese; Rotuman; Samoan; South Marquesan; Tahitian; Tikopia; Tokelauan; Tongan; Tuamotuan; Tubuaian; Tuvaluan; Wallisian; West Futunan; West Uvean

Countries where they are found: Australia; Canada; Chile; Cook Islands; Fiji; French Polynesia; Kiribati; Nauru; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Niue; Norfolk Island; Pitcairn Islands; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tokelau; Tonga; Tuvalu; United States; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna


People groups: 75

Population: 1,837,120

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 39,225

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 29,225

Number of countries: 21