Kovai in Papua New Guinea

The Kovai have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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Largest Religion
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People Name General Kovai
People Name in Country Kovai
World Population 7,800
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 12819
ROP3 Code 105277
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Morobe province: Siassi district, Umboi and Rooke islands. 13 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: Siassi district, Umboi and Rooke islands. 13 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Kovai (7,800 speakers)
Language Code kqb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kovai (7,800 speakers)
Language Code kqb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kovai

Primary Language:  Kovai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1993-2008)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 30.00 %)
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 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more