• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF SRI LANKANS OF SRI LANKA


PEID: 47744

ROP: 116551

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Sri Lankan Sign Language - (sqs)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Sri Lanka

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Population: 165,000

Global Population: 165,000


PEID: 47744

ROP: 116551

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Sri Lankans of Sri Lanka, numbering 165,000, 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 Sri Lanka. Their primary language is Sri Lankan Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Sri Lankans is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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