• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF SWEDISH OF SWEDEN


PEID: 47790

ROP: 116598

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Swedish Sign Language - (swl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Sweden

Also found in:

Population: 40,000

Global Population: 40,000


PEID: 47790

ROP: 116598

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Deaf Swedish of Sweden, numbering 40,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sweden. Their primary language is Swedish Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Swedish is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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