Waray-Waray, Binisaya in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Waray-Waray only in Philippines





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People Name General Waray-Waray
People Name in Country Waray-Waray, Binisaya
Population in Philippines 3,471,000
World Population 3,471,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Binisaya
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Filipino, Central
People Name General Waray-Waray
Ethnic Code MSY44q
People ID 15864
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North and east Samar-Leyte.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Waray-Waray (3,471,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Waray-Waray 3,471,000
For Primary Language: Waray-Waray

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1908-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1928)
Complete Bible Yes   (1937-1984)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Jesus Film: view in Waray-Waray Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
85.0 %
Photo Source: Bridget Summers  
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