• PEOPLE NAME: ONTONG JAVA ISLANDER OF SOLOMON ISLANDS

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By Matthew Gentry

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PEID: 10785

ROP: 107663

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Ontong Java - (ojv)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Protestant

Country: Solomon Islands

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Population: 3,500

Global Population: 3,500


PEID: 10785

ROP: 107663

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Ontong Java Islander of Solomon Islands, numbering 3,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Solomon Islands. Their primary language is Ontong Java. The primary religion practiced by the Ontong Java Islander is Protestant Christianity.


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