• PEOPLE CLUSTER: FILIPINO, CENTRAL

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 40

Population: 91,685,150

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 8,319,500

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 14


Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

Overview: The Filipino people are an Austronesian ethnic group native to the islands of the Philippines. The people groups assigned to the Central Filipino people cluster share an ethnic and linguistic affinity along with a predominantly Roman Catholic heritage. Tagalog is the most widely spoken language within this cluster.

Peoples within this cluster: Abaknon Sama; Aklano; Capisano; Chabakano Creole; Davaweno; Filipino; Hiligaynon; Ilocano; Iriga Bicolano; Kaagan Kalagan; Malaynon; Masbateno; Pampango; Pangasinese; Romblon; Subanon, Western; Surigaonon; Tagakaulu Kalagan; Visayan; Waray-Waray

Countries where they are found: Australia; Canada; Germany; Italy; Kuwait; Malaysia; New Zealand; Oman; Philippines; Qatar; Singapore; Spain; United Kingdom; United States


People groups: 40

Population: 91,685,150

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 8,319,500

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 14