Palawano, Southwest in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Palawano, Southwest only in Philippines
Population
15,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

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 1400'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 church planting teams.
* Thank the Lord the New Testament is now available in this language
* 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 15,000
World Population 15,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Southwest Palawano, Western Palawano
People ID 15071
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.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
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.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Palawano, Southwest (0 speakers)
Language Code: plv   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Tagalog
Primary Language: Palawano, Southwest (0 speakers)
Language Code: plv   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Tagalog
For Primary Language: Palawano, Southwest

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2014)
Complete Bible No
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
80.00 %
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
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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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