• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF MALAGASIANS OF MADAGASCAR

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PEID: 47762

ROP: 114916

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Madagascar Sign Language - (mzc)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Madagascar

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Population: 253,000

Global Population: 71,821,750


PEID: 47762

ROP: 114916

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Malagasians of Madagascar, numbering 253,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 71,821,750 in 183 countries. Their primary language is Madagascar Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Malagasians is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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