PEID: 47796

ROP: 116628

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: New Zealand Sign Language - (nzs)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: New Zealand

Also found in:

Population: 20,000

Global Population: 20,000

PEID: 47796

ROP: 116628

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Deaf New Zealanders of New Zealand, numbering 20,000, 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 New Zealand. Their primary language is New Zealand Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf New Zealanders is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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Radio Broadcast: Not Available