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Wayuu, Guajiro in Venezuela

Wayuu, Guajiro

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Wayuu, Guajiro in Venezuela map
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
365,000 Wayuu Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.50 %   

Wayuu, Guajiro in Venezuela

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Country: Venezuela
Continent: South America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:9
Location in Country:Mérida, Trujillo, and Zulia states: Guajira peninsula and surrounding Lake Maracaibo.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Wayuu, Guajiro
People Name General: Wayuu, Guajiro
Alternate People Names:
ArahuacoGuajaro
GuajiroWayuu
ROP3 Code: 103496
Joshua Project People ID: 11953
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 365,000
Population all Countries: 517,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: South American Indigenous
People Name General: Wayuu, Guajiro
Ethnic Code: MIR39d
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Wayuu (365,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): guc    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity30.00 %(Evangelical: 1.50 %)
Ethnic Religions50.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small20.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic80.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1944-1989
New Testament:
2002–2010Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Wayuu
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Wayuu
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
 
 
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Wayuu, Guajiro in Venezuela

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