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PEID: 47762

ROP: 116547

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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: 253,000

PEID: 47762

ROP: 116547

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. This people group is only found in Madagascar. 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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