Wokam, Wamar in Indonesia

The Wokam have only been reported in Indonesia
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People Name General Wokam
People Name in Country Wokam, Wamar
World Population 10,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Manombai, Wamar
People ID 15410
ROP3 Code 110852
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 30  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Maluku Province, southeast area, Aru islands, Manombai strait (Sungai) area as far as Wakua, west coast of Wokam island, from Wokam village south, 21 villages; Kobror island, Benjina; west end of Barakai strait, Maikor island, Gardakau; east coast of Wokam island, Kobamar village. May no longer be spoken on Wamar island.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 30  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Maluku Province, southeast area, Aru islands, Manombai strait (Sungai) area as far as Wakua, west coast of Wokam island, from Wokam village south, 21 villages; Kobror island, Benjina; west end of Barakai strait, Maikor island, Gardakau; east coast of Wokam island, Kobamar village. May no longer be spoken on Wamar island..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Manombai (10,000 speakers)
Language Code woo   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Manombai (10,000 speakers)
Language Code woo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Manombai

Primary Language:  Manombai

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
20.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
Map Source West Melanesia  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more