• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF KOREANS OF SOUTH KOREA


PEID: 7595

ROP: 116523

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Korean Sign Language - (kvk)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: South Korea

Also found in: North Korea

Population: 521,000

Global Population: 760,000


PEID: 7595

ROP: 116523

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Koreans of South Korea, numbering 521,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 760,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Korean Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Koreans is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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