Southeast Asian Peoples
Dibabawon Manobo - (mbd)
Progress of the Gospel:
2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical
Overview: The Manguangan of Philippines have a population of 12,000. They are part of the Filipino, Tribal people cluster. This people group is found only in Philippines. Their primary language is Dibabawon Manobo - (mbd). The primary religion practiced by the Manguangan is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a peoples ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation. Their GSEC status is 4, which means this people group is greater than or equal to 2% evangelical.