PEID: 43750

ROP: 116587

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Affinity Group: DEAF

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: French Sign Language - (fsl)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Niger

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Population: 229,000

Global Population: 229,000

PEID: 43750

ROP: 116587

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Deaf Nigeriens of Niger, numbering 229,000, 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 Niger. Their primary language is French Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Nigeriens is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.

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