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Kankanay, Northern in Philippines

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
133,000 Kankanay, Northern Ethnic Religions 26.00 % 8.00 % No   

Kankanay, Northern in Philippines

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Country: Philippines
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Luzon, west Mountain Province; Ilocos Sur Province, Quirino, Cervantes, Gregorio del Pilar, San Emilio municipalities; Abra Province, Tubo municipality.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Kankanay, Northern
People Name General: Kankanay, Northern
Alternate People Names:
Lepanto IgorotSagada Igorot
Western BontocWestern Bontok
ROP3 Code: 104587
Joshua Project People ID: 12498
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 133,000
Population all Countries: 133,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal
People Name General: Kankanay, Northern
Ethnic Code: MSY44x
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Kankanay, Northern (133,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): xnn    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity26.00 %(Evangelical: 8.00 %)
Ethnic Religions74.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic30.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1967-2005
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Kankanay, Northern
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kankanay, Northern
Text / Printed MatterBible: Word of God
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Kankanay, Northern in Philippines

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    Filipino, Tribal     Asia, Southeast    
      Kankanay, Northern Philippines    
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