• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF TAJIKISTANIS OF TAJIKISTAN


PEID: 46994

ROP: 116573

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Russian Sign Language - (rsl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Tajikistan

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Population: 20,000

Global Population: 20,000


PEID: 46994

ROP: 116573

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Tajikistanis of Tajikistan, numbering 20,000, 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 Tajikistan. Their primary language is Russian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Tajikistanis 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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