Palawano, Southwest in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Palawano, Southwest only in Philippines

Population

14,200

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Palawanos have been on Palawan since long before the Spanish or Moros came to the archipelago. They even have stories of the Sri Vijayan pirates of the 1,400's.


Where are they Located?

Southern Palawan island, Philippines


What are Their Lives Like?

They are poor, subsistence farmers of upland rice. Most areas do not have government schools. They face encroachment by settlers, loggers and mining companies.


What are Their Beliefs?

Animist. But a number have become evangelical Christians in the last 35 years.


Prayer Points

* Wisdom for translation and church planting teams.
* Soon completion of the NT translation (now in progress).
* Strength, wisdom, protection for the church leaders as they shepherd local congregations and conduct outreaches.


Profile Source:   Bill Davis  

People Name General Palawano, Southwest
People Name in Country Palawano, Southwest
Population in Philippines 14,200
World Population 14,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Southwest Palawano, Western Palawano
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Filipino, Tribal
People Name General Palawano, Southwest
Ethnic Code AUG05
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country South Palawan Island, west side from north of Rizal to the south tip, east side from Bataraza south, mostly along upland rivers, with a few living along the coast
People Group Map Palawano, Southwest in Philippines PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Palawano, Southwest (Unknown) Tagalog (Unknown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Palawano, Southwest Tagalog
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2014)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
12.00 %
Ethnic Religions
78.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
90.0 %
Photo Source: Bill Davis  
Map Source: Mark Stevens  
Profile Source: Bill Davis  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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