• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF IRANIANS OF IRAN

Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Persian Sign Language - (psc)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Iran

Also found in:

Population: 754,000

Global Population: 754,000


PEID: 24200

ROP: 116525

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Iranians of Iran, numbering 754,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Iran. Their primary language is Persian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Iranians is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.


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