Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao only in Philippines

Population

45,700

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Rey Awatin


Introduction / History

The Isneg live in the provinces of Apayao and Abra. Apayao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Its capital is Kabugao and borders Cagayan to the north and east, Abra and Ilocos Norte to the west, and Kalinga to the south. Apayao is subdivided into 7 municipalities: Calanasan, Conner Flora, Kabugao, Luna, Pudtol and Santa Marcela.

Abra is also a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Its capital is Bangued, and it borders Ilocos Norte and Apayao on the north, Ilocos Sur and Mountain Province on the south, Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur on the west, and Kalinga, and Apayao on the east. Abra is hemmed in by the towering mountain ranges of the Ilocos in the west and the Cordillera Central in the east. It has an extremely rugged terrain, with mountains and hills rising along its perimeter and interior. The plains are drained by the Abra River, which flows northward from Mt. Data in the Mountain Province.

The predominant languages in Abra are Ilocano and Itneg. Ilocano is generally spoken by about three-fourths of the region's total population and Itneg is spoken by about one-fourth. It is believed that the Isneg are mostly descendants of Ilocano settlers and members of the Tingguian tribe.

The Isneg's economy is agriculture-based. Its major crops are rice, corn, and root crops; and commercial produce are coffee, tobacco, and coconut. Extensive grassland and pasture areas are used for livestock production.




Profile Source: Rey Awatin

People Name General Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao
People Name in Country Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao
Population in Philippines 45,700
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Apayao, Dibagat-Kabugao-Isneg, Isnag, Isneg, Kalina
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Filipino, Tribal
People Name General Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao
Ethnic Code MSY44x
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Luzon, north Apayao
People Group Map Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao in Philippines PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ilocano (Unknown) Isnag (Unknown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ilocano Isnag
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1961)
New Testament Yes   (1980-2005)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Isnag

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
45.00 %
Ethnic Religions
55.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Photo Source: Rey Awatin
Map Source: Mark Stevens
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