Isan in Papua New Guinea

The Isan have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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Largest Religion
Christian
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People Name General Isan
People Name in Country Isan
World Population 8,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Bongiman; Jopna; Yopno
People ID 12259
ROP3 Code 104075
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang and Morobe provincial borders: Finisterre range.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang and Morobe provincial borders: Finisterre range..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Yopno (8,000 speakers)
Language Code yut   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Isan
Dialect Code 18604   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Yopno (8,000 speakers)
Language Code yut   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Isan
Dialect Code 18604   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yopno

Primary Language:  Yopno

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1979-2004)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2010-2015)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Piŋkop Gen
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 23.00 %)
87.00 %
Ethnic Religions
13.00 %
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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