• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF DOMINICANS OF DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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PEID: 16320

ROP: 116557

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Dominican Sign Language - (doq)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Dominican Republic

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Population: 59,000

Global Population: 59,000


PEID: 16320

ROP: 116557

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Deaf Dominicans of Dominican Republic, numbering 59,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Dominican Republic. Their primary language is Dominican Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Dominicans is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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