• PEOPLE NAME: TAHITIANS OF FRENCH POLYNESIA

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By Eilert Larstorp Paulsen

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PEID: 8256

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 - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: French Polynesia

Also found in: New Caledonia; New Zealand; United States; Vanuatu

Population: 117,000

Global Population: 194,400


PEID: 8256

ROP: 109704

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Tahitians of French Polynesia, numbering 117,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 194,400 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Tahitian. The primary religion practiced by the Tahitians is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.


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