• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF INDIANS OF INDIA

Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Indian Sign Language - (ins)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in:

Population: 12,860,000

Global Population: 12,860,000


PEID: 47795

ROP: 116511

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Indians of India, numbering 12,860,000, 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 India. Their primary language is Indian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Indians is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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