PEID: 7636

ROP: 101018

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal

Language: Bantoanon - (bno)

Alternate Name(s): Asiq, Simaranhon, Calatravanhon, Banton

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Philippines

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Population: 88,000

Global Population: 88,000

PEID: 7636

ROP: 101018

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Bantoanon of Philippines, numbering 88,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Tribal people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Philippines. Their primary language is Bantoanon. The primary religion practiced by the Bantoanon is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

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