• PEOPLE NAME: FRENCH POLYNESIANS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47193

ROP: 109704

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Tahitian - (tah)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Protestant

Country: United States

Also found in: French Polynesia; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Vanuatu

Population: 1,300

Global Population: 193,800


PEID: 47193

ROP: 109704

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The French Polynesians of United States, numbering 1,300, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 193,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Tahitian. The primary religion practiced by the French Polynesians is Protestant Christianity.


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