Quechua, Ambo-Pasco in Peru

Joshua Project has identified the Quechua, Ambo-Pasco only in Peru





Largest Religion

Main Language


Where Are they Located?

They are located in the Huanáco region of Peru.

What Are Their Lives Like?

There are two different type of people, those that live in the city of Ambo and those that life in the surrounding villages in the mountains around the city. Those that live in the villages are mostly Quechua speaking and agricultural workers.

What Are Their Beliefs?

As most Peruvians there is a strong Catholic presence, however; evangelicals are growing. Almost in every village there is an evangelical church and we are currently in the process of finding out the percentage of believers.

What Are Their Needs?

Many of their needs are as simple as providing for their families, but more than that for the local pastors and their work in spreading the Gospel and planting churches.

Profile Source:   Jessica Dooley  

People Name General Quechua, Ambo-Pasco
People Name in Country Quechua, Ambo-Pasco
Population in Peru 113,000
World Population 113,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ambo-Pasco Quechua
Country Peru
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Huánuco Department, Ambo Province, Huacar, San Francisco de Mosca, and San Rafael districts. Pasco Department, Pasco Province, Chaupimarca, Huachón, Huariaca, Ninacaca, Pallanchacra, San Francisco de Asís de Yarusyacán, Simón Bolívar, Ticlacayán, Tinyahua.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Quechua, Ambo-Pasco (113,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Quechua, Ambo-Pasco 113,000
For Primary Language: Quechua, Ambo-Pasco

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1993-1997)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.40 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
Photo Source: Jessica Dooley  
Profile Source: Jessica Dooley  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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