Burum, Somba in Papua New Guinea

The Burum have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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People Name General Burum
People Name in Country Burum, Somba
World Population 15,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Burum-Mindik; Mindik; Somba; Yaknge
People ID 11032
ROP3 Code 101782
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Morobe province: Finschhafen district, Central Huon peninsula, Lae south of Cromwell Range, Burum river valley and west slopes of Kuat river; scattered in Port Moresby. 30 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Morobe province: Finschhafen district, Central Huon peninsula, Lae south of Cromwell Range, Burum river valley and west slopes of Kuat river; scattered in Port Moresby. 30 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Somba-Siawari (15,000 speakers)
Language Code bmu   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Somba-Siawari (15,000 speakers)
Language Code bmu   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Somba-Siawari

Primary Language:  Somba-Siawari

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1984-1992)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1996-2013)
Bible-Complete No
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Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Somba-Siawari
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Urumeleŋgö Buŋa Kimbi Jöhöjöhö Dölökŋi
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Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 21.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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