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Deaf in Albania



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
14,000 Albanian Sign Language Islam 30.47 % Unknown No No   

Deaf in Albania

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Introduction / History
In Albania there may be no Deaf signing families. The first time a Deaf couple married was in the late nineteen seventies and not many more Deaf people married after that.

In Albanian Sign Language there are a lot of words with no sign. International signing when used can cause problems for local signing. Albanians also like to use their own sign language. Albanians have opportunities to be with international Deaf groups.

Albania has organizations and workshops for the Deaf. The Albanian Sign Language has undergone changes several times in the capital city of Tirana and these changes are then made in the rural regions of the country.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Deaf Albanians meet Deaf Christians who lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray for the well-being for the Deaf in Albania.

References
http://deaf unity.org/article-interview/robert-skinner-albania-deaf -community/

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Country: Albania
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
ROP3 Code: 114916
Joshua Project People ID: 19007
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 14,000
Population all Countries: 46,963,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Deaf
People Cluster: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
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Language
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Primary Language: Albanian Sign Language (14,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): sqk    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity30.47 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.01 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam62.40 % 
Non-Religious6.98 % 
Other / Small0.14 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
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Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Deaf in Albania

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