• PEOPLE NAME: PUKAPUKAN OF FRENCH POLYNESIA

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PEID: 8251

ROP: 101712

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Pukapuka - (pkp)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Protestant

Country: French Polynesia

Also found in: Cook Islands; New Zealand

Population: 1,500

Global Population: 2,600


PEID: 8251

ROP: 101712

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Pukapukan of French Polynesia, numbering 1,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,600 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Pukapuka. The primary religion practiced by the Pukapukan is Protestant Christianity.


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