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Ibanag, Ybanag in Philippines



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
885,000 Ibanag Christianity 97.00 % 16.00 % No   

Ibanag, Ybanag in Philippines

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Introduction / History
The Ibanag live in the Nueva Vizcaya, Luzon, Isabela and Cagayan provinces. The Ibanag derive their name from the word "I" which means "people" and the word "Bannag" which means "river." Around half a million speak the Ibanag language. Most also speak Filipino or Ilocano as well. The Ibanag adapt and assimilate easily and this is often evident in elements of their culture. Their livelihood is fishing and agriculture. Previously the grooms parents would be responsible for all the expenses of a wedding. Today, the cost is shared between the parents of both parties. Ibanag tend to be taller than other peoples in the Philippines. They often identify each other by the color of their elbows, noting that their elbows tend to be darker than other Filipinos.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibanag_people
http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=ibg

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Country: Philippines
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Luzon, Isabela and Cagayan provinces.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Ibanag, Ybanag
People Name General: Ibanag
Alternate People Names:
IbannagYbanag
ROP3 Code: 103934
Joshua Project People ID: 12168
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 885,000
Population all Countries: 885,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal
People Name General: Ibanag
Ethnic Code: MSY44x
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Ibanag
Language Code (ISO): ibg    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Ilocano (Unknown)Tagalog (Unknown)
Total Languages: 3
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity97.00 %(Evangelical: 16.00 %)
Ethnic Religions3.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic50.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1907-1989
New Testament:
1911-1989
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Ibanag
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Ibanag, Ybanag in Philippines

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