• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF SOUTH AFRICANS OF SOUTH AFRICA

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PEID: 47052

ROP: 116529

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: South African Sign Language - (sfs)

Alternate Name(s): Deaf of Gauteng

Primary Religion: Christianity - Other / Marginal

Country: South Africa

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Population: 571,000

Global Population: 571,000


PEID: 47052

ROP: 116529

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf South Africans of South Africa, numbering 571,000, 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 South Africa. Their primary language is South African Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf South Africans is marginal Christianity, a form of religion with roots in Christianity but not theologically Christian.


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