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Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra in Mexico

Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,800 Chontal, Highland Oaxaca Christianity 95.00 % 28.00 % Not available Not available   

Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra in Mexico

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Country: Mexico
Continent: North America
Region: Central and South America
Persecution Rank:39 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Oaxaca state: San José Chiltepec, San Lucas Ixcatepec, and 15 towns west of Tehuantepec isthmus.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra
People Name General: Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra
Alternate People Names:
Chontal, De La SierraHighland Oaxaca Chontal
ROP3 Code: 103772
Joshua Project People ID: 12097
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 2,800
Population all Countries: 2,800
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Maya
People Name General: Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra
Ethnic Code: MIR37b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Chontal, Highland Oaxaca
Language Code (ISO): chd    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Spanish (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity95.00 %(Evangelical: 28.00 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious3.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic60.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
COMIMEX Morelia Scale:Level 6   Church in spiritual growth
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1963-1980
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Lataiquiʼ loyaʼapa iƚe al cʼa ...
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
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Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra in Mexico

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People Cluster
    Maya     Central and South America    
      Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra Mexico    
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