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PEID: 47637

ROP: 116567

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Indian Sign Language - (ins)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Bangladesh

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Population: 1,495,000

Global Population: 1,495,000

PEID: 47637

ROP: 116567

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Deaf Bengalis of Bangladesh, numbering 1,495,000, 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 Bangladesh. Their primary language is Indian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Bengalis is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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