• PEOPLE CLUSTER: FILIPINO, TRIBAL

By Jen Hagen

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 120

Population: 12,446,550

Unreached people groups: 8

UPG population: 7,236,200

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 21,000

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

Overview: The Filipino people are an Austronesian ethnic group native to the islands of the Philippines. Of the 180 languages spoken in the Philippines, many are spoken by somewhat isolated, highland tribal peoples. Roman Catholic influence blends with traditional ethnic religion practices among the ethnic groups that comprise the Tribal Filipino people cluster.

Peoples within this cluster: Aborlan Tagbanwa; Agta, Dupaninan; Agta, Remontado; Agta, Villaviciosa; Agutaynon; Alangan; Amganad Ifugao; Antipolo Ifugao; Atta, Pudtol; Atta, Southern; Balangao Bontoc; Baleg; Bantuanon; Banwaon; Binukid; Blaan, Davao; Bontoc, Central; Brooke's Point Palawano; Buhid; Butbut Kalinga; Butuanon; Caluyanhon; Central Bikol; Central Tagbanwa; Cuyonon; Dibagat-Kabugao Isneg; Dumagat, Casiguran; Dumagat, Central Cagayan; Dumagat, Ditaylin; Dumagat, Umiray; Eastern/Southern Bontoc; Ga'dang; Gaddang; Giangan Bagobo; Hanonoo; Ibanag; Ifufao; Ikalahan, Kalanguya; Ilongot; Inibaloi; Insinai; Iraya; Itawit; Itneg, Adasen; Itneg, Binongan; Itneg, Inlaod; Itneg, Maeng; Itneg, Masadiit; Ivatan; Ivatan, Babuyan Islands; Iwaak; Kagayanen; Kalamian Tagbanwa; Kamayo; Kankanaey; Kankanay, Northern; Karaw; Kasiguranin; Kayapa Kallahan; Kiangan Ifugao; Koronadal Bilaan; Looknon; Lower Tanudan Kalinga; Lubuagan Kalinga; Mabaka Valley Kalinga; Madukayang Kalinga; Malaueg; Mandaya, Mansaka; Mandaya, Sangab; Manguangan; Manobo, Agusan; Manobo, Ata; Manobo, Blit; Manobo, Cinamiguin; Manobo, Cotabato; Manobo, Dibabawon; Manobo, Higaonon; Manobo, Ilianen; Manobo, Obo; Manobo, Pulangiyen; Manobo, Rajah Kabungsuan; Manobo, Sarangani; Manobo, Tagabawa; Manobo, Talaandig; Manobo, Tigwa-Matig-Salug; Manobo, Tigwahanon; Manobo, Western Bukidnon; Mayoyao Ifugao; Negrito, Aburlin; Negrito, Aeta; Negrito, Ati; Negrito, Mamanwa; Negrito, Northern Cagayan; Northern Kalinga; Palawan Batak; Palawano, Central; Paranan; Porohanon; Sambal, Ambala; Sambal, Bataan; Sambal, Bolinao; Sambal, Mag-Anchi; Sambal, Mag-Indi; Sambal, Tina; Sarangani Bilaan; Southern Kalinga; Southwest Palawano; Subanen, Central; Subanon, Tuboy; Subanun, Lapuyan; Sulod; Tadyawan; Tau't Batu; Tawbuid, Eastern; Tawbuid, Western; Tiboli; Tiruray; Upper Tanudan Kalinga; Yogad

Countries where they are found: Philippines; United States


People groups: 120

Population: 12,446,550

Unreached people groups: 8

UPG population: 7,236,200

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 21,000

Number of countries: 2