• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF AFGHANS OF AFGHANISTAN


PEID: 46988

ROP: 116581

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Afghan Sign Language - (afg)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Afghanistan

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Population: 119,000

Global Population: 119,000


PEID: 46988

ROP: 116581

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources


Overview: The Deaf Afghans of Afghanistan, numbering 119,000, 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 Afghanistan. Their primary language is Afghan Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Afghans is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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