PEID: 7661

ROP: 101951

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Central

Language: Chavacano - (cbk)

Alternate Name(s): Chabakano, Chavakano

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Philippines

Also found in: Malaysia

Population: 785,000

Global Population: 786,000

PEID: 7661

ROP: 101951

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Chavacano of Philippines, numbering 785,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Central people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 786,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Chavacano. The primary religion practiced by the Chavacano is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

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