Simbari, Chimbari in Papua New Guinea

The Simbari have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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People Name General Simbari
People Name in Country Simbari, Chimbari
World Population 7,500
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Chimbari
People ID 14181
ROP3 Code 109015
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern Highlands province: Obura-Wonenara district, Marawaka station, southeast of Lamari river; Gulf province: Kikori district, Baimuru and Ihu RLLGs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern Highlands province: Obura-Wonenara district, Marawaka station, southeast of Lamari river; Gulf province: Kikori district, Baimuru and Ihu RLLGs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Simbari (7,500 speakers)
Language Code smb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Simbari (7,500 speakers)
Language Code smb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Simbari

Primary Language:  Simbari

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1994-2010)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 29.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source David Ogg 
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