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Tagalog in Philippines

Tagalog

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
29,824,000 Tagalog Christianity 99.00 % 13.00 %   

Tagalog in Philippines

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Introduction / History
The Tagalog are the largest ethnic groups residing in the Philippines, especially in Luzon. They are one of the ancient dwellers of the Philippines. The Tagalog culture developed in Taal, Batangas (the heartland of the Tagalog culture). The traditions of this people where passed orally. They developed a trading link with the neighboring countries such as China, Japan, etc. They do not form a country but rather a community comprised of 100 families called "barangays". They have a writing system called "baybayin" which is a type of Abugida writing system. It uses diacritics to determine its pronunciation (similar to the dhevanagari script of India). During the Spanish colonization of the Philippines, the Tagalog homeland (especially Manila) became the center of colonial activity. The culture of this people dramatically changed from Asian to Hispanic culture (a combination of the two) during their rapid Christianization. They are the ones who revolted against the Spanish regime. They conquer the southern provinces. They fought (together with other ethnic groups) against the invading Americans and later, the Japanese. During independence, the population of this people grew rapidly; a poor economy and resulting poverty caused them to move abroad to work.

Where are they located?
They are located at the southern part of the island of Luzon and nearby islands. The regions of Calabarzon and Mimaropa have the greatest concentrations of this people and because of their large geographic distribution this caused the region to be divided into two (the said regions at the top).

What are their beliefs?
Their religion is Christianity but some follow Islam. Some Tagalogs believe in traditional healers/herbmen called "Albularyo" who heal them from their illnesses. Many also believe in mythical creatures like aswang, multo and maligno.

Prayer Points
* Pray to God for the healing of their illnesses and diseases
* Pray to God to have a good life

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Country: Philippines
Continent: Asia
Region: Southeast Asia
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Widespread; Manila, most of Luzon, and Mindoro.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Tagalog
People Name General: Filipino, Tagalog
Alternate People Names:
Pilipino
ROP3 Code: 109692
Joshua Project People ID: 15175
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 29,824,000
Population all Countries: 36,602,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Filipino, Central
People Name General: Filipino, Tagalog
Ethnic Code: MSY44o
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Tagalog
Language Code (ISO): tgl    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity99.00 %(Evangelical: 13.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.50 % 
Other / Small0.50 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant5.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic85.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1898-1991
New Testament:
1902-1977Audio
Complete Bible: 1905
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoCreation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoFathers Love Letter
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tagalog
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video: View in Tagalog
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed MatterBible: Ang Biblia
Text / Printed MatterBible: Magandang Balita Bible (Revised)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Tagalog Contemporary Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Tagalog Meaning-Based Bible (2005 ...
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Tagalog in Philippines

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