2020-07 SIL-PNG Translation & Language Statistics
840 Living Languages
This number comes from http://www.ethnologue.com/country/PG
142 Languages Currently Engaged
These are languages that SIL-PNG has personnel assigned.
188 Active Language Personnel
These are SIL-PNG teams that are currently engaged in language programs. This includes teams that are on remote assignment and are in regular contact with their language community and Regional Director.
340 Media Projects completed
Media projects are Scripture, Jesus film, Luke film, AIDS, songs, Bible studies, etc.
260 Languages that need initial engagement
A language with a potential need is one where there has been no known advisor allocated. This does not include vacated or other former language programs.
Papua New Guinea wide statistics
263 New Testaments
13 Complete Bibles
Future dedications (2020):
Gizrra – Nico and Elly van Bodegraven Dec 6th 2020
Fanamaket (NITI) – Lizbeth Fritzell May 2021
Vitu – Peter and Wiljo Bachet TBD
Urat – Gary and Peggy Rosensteel TBD