• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF COCOS ISLANDERS OF COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS


PEID: 50289

ROP: 114916

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Undetermined - (und)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk

Country: Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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Population: 5

Global Population: 74,942,840


PEID: 50289

ROP: 114916

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Cocos Islanders of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, numbering 5, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 74,942,840 in 233 countries. Their primary language is Undetermined. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Cocos Islanders is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


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