• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF BOLIVIANS OF BOLIVIA

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PEID: 17387

ROP: 114916

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Bolivian Sign Language - (bvl)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Bolivia

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Population: 110,000

Global Population: 73,094,853


PEID: 17387

ROP: 114916

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Bolivians of Bolivia, numbering 110,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 73,094,853 in 234 countries. Their primary language is Bolivian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Bolivians is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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