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Deaf Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Deaf46,464,0002 2163918.1 % Christianity 
Totals:  1 Peoples 46,464,000 3 216 39 18.1 %  Christianity   65
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Deaf Cluster – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 39 18.1 % 8,070,000 17.4 %
  2 - Minimally reached 42 19.4 % 23,680,000 51.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 135 62.5 % 14,715,000 31.7 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 216   46,464,000  

  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Deaf Cluster – Languages
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Audio NT
Afghan Sign Languageafg11Need?
Albanian Sign Languagesqk11None
Algerian Sign Languageasp11Need?
American Sign Languagease66NT
Argentine Sign Languageaed11None
Armenian Sign Languageaen11None
Austrian Sign Languageasq11None
Bolivian Sign Languagebvl11None
Brazilian Sign Languagebzs11Portions
British Sign Languagebfi11Portions
Bulgarian Sign Languagebqn11None
Chadian Sign Languagecds11Need?
Chilean Sign Languagecsg11None
Chinese Sign Languagecsl11None
Colombian Sign Languagecsn11Portions
Costa Rican Sign Languagecsr11Portions
Croatia Sign Languagecsq11Need?
Cuba Sign Languagecsf11None
Czech Sign Languagecse11None
Danish Sign Languagedsl11Portions
Dominican Sign Languagedoq11Need?
Ecuadorian Sign Languageecs11None
Egyptian Sign Languageesl11Portions
Estonian Sign Languageeso11None
Ethiopian Sign Languageeth11Portions
Filipino Sign Languagepsp11None
Finnish Sign Languagefse11Portions
French Belgian Sign Languagesfb11None
French Sign Languagefsl22Portions
German Sign Languagegsg11Portions
Ghanaian Sign Languagegse11Portions
Greek Sign Languagegss11Need?
Guatemalan Sign Languagegsm11None
Guinean Sign Languagegus11Need?
Hanoi Sign Languagehab11None
Honduras Sign Languagehds11None
Hong Kong Sign Languagehks11None
Hungarian Sign Languagehsh11None
Icelandic Sign Languageicl11Need?
Indian Sign Languageins11Need?
Indonesian Sign Languageinl11None
Irish Sign Languageisg11None
Israeli Sign Languageisr11Need?
Italian Sign Languageise11None
Jamaican Sign Languagejls11Need?
Japanese Sign Languagejsl11Portions
Jordanian Sign Languagejos11Portions
Kenyan Sign Languagexki11Portions
Korean Sign Languagekvk11Portions
Language unknownxxx9898None
Laos Sign Languagelso11Need?
Latvian Sign Languagelsl11None
Libyan Sign Languagelbs11Need?
Lithuanian Sign Languagells11None
Madagascar Sign Languagemzc11Need?
Malawian Sign Languagelws11Need?
Malaysian Sign Languagexml11None
Maltese Sign Languagemdl11Portions
Mauritian Sign Languagelsy11Need?
Mexican Sign Languagemfs11Portions
Moldova Sign Languagevsi11None
Mongolian Sign Languagemsr11None
Moroccan Sign Languagexms11Need?
Mozambican Sign Languagemzy11None
Namibian Sign Languagenbs11Need?
Nepalese Sign Languagensp11Need?
New Zealand Sign Languagenzs11Portions
Nicaraguan Sign Languagencs11None
Nigerian Sign Languagensi11Portions
Norwegian Sign Languagensl11Portions
Pakistan Sign Languagepks11Need?
Panamanian Sign Languagelsp11None
Papua New Guinean Sign Languagepgz11None
Paraguayan Sign Languagepys11Portions
Persian Sign Languagepsc11Need?
Peruvian Sign Languageprl11None
Polish Sign Languagepso11Need?
Portuguese Sign Languagepsr22Need?
Puerto Rican Sign Languagepsl11Need?
Romanian Sign Languagerms11Portions
Russian Sign Languagersl22Portions
Salvadoran Sign Languageesn11None
Saudi Arabian Sign Languagesdl11Need?
Sierra Leone Sign Languagesgx11Need?
Sign Language of the Netherlandsdse11None
Singapore Sign Languagesls11Need?
Slovakian Sign Languagesvk11None
Solomon Islands Sign Languageszs11None
South African Sign Languagesfs11None
Spanish Sign Languagessp11Portions
Sri Lankan Sign Languagesqs11Need?
Swedish Sign Languageswl11Portions
Swiss-German Sign Languagesgg11Need?
Taiwan Sign Languagetss11None
Tanzanian Sign Languagetza11Portions
Tebul Sign Languagetsy11Need?
Thai Sign Languagetsq11None
Trinidad and Tobago Sign Languagelst11Need?
Tunisian Sign Languagetse11Need?
Turkish Sign Languagetsm11None
Ugandan Sign Languageugn11Portions
Ukrainian Sign Languageukl11Portions
Uruguayan Sign Languageugy11None
Venezuelan Sign Languagevsl11None
West Bengal Sign Languagewbs11Need?
Yugoslavian Sign Languageysl22Need?
Zambian Sign Languagezsl11Need?
Zimbabwe Sign Languagezib11Need?
Totals: 110 216 216   31 10 14 1 1
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Deaf Cluster – Religions

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Deaf Cluster – Details
Affinity Bloc Deaf
Population 46,464,000
Peoples (by Country) 216
Gateway / Largest People Deaf
Languages 110
Largest Language Indian Sign Language
Primary Religion Christianity
% Professing Christian 29.4%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 3 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 216   46,464,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 68 (31.5%) 33,810,000 (72.8%)
Unreached Peoples 39 (18.1%) 8,070,000 (17.4%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
Australia and Pacific16(7.4%)166,000(0.4%)
Central Asia10(4.6%)1,685,000(3.6%)
East and Southern Africa27(12.5%)5,384,000(11.6%)
Eastern Europe and Eurasia23(10.6%)1,004,000(2.2%)
Latin America21(9.7%)3,131,000(6.7%)
Middle East and North Africa19(8.8%)2,452,000(5.3%)
North America and Caribbean26(12.0%)1,043,000(2.2%)
Northeast Asia8(3.7%)7,768,000(16.7%)
South Asia7(3.2%)13,244,000(28.5%)
Southeast Asia11(5.1%)4,650,000(10.0%)
West and Central Africa24(11.1%)5,116,000(11.0%)
Western Europe24(11.1%)823,000(1.8%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 1 (0.5%) 5,900 (0.0%)
New Testament 7 (3.2%) 900,000 (1.9%)
Portions 38 (17.6%) 10,121,000 (21.8%)
Online Audio NT 16 (7.4%) 6,028,000 (13.0%)
Jesus Film 20 (9.3%) 3,997,000 (8.6%)
Gospel Recordings 1 (0.5%) 5,900 (0.0%)

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