Guarani, Mbya in Brazil





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People Name General Guarani, Mbya
People Name in Country Guarani, Mbya
Population in Brazil 6,900
World Population 21,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Brazilian Guarani, Chiripa, Chiripa - Guaraní, Guaraní, Guarani, Brazilian, Guarani-Brasileiro, Guarani-Mbya, Mbia, Mbya, Mbyá
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Guarani
People Name General Guarani, Mbya
Ethnic Code MIR39e
People ID 10962
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southwestern Paraná, southeastern São Paulo, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Espíritu Santo, Minas Gerais. 35 villages in 7 states.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Guarani, Mbya: Tambéopé (6,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Guarani, Mbya: Tambéopé 6,900

For Main Lanugage: Guarani, Mbya

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1971-1976)
New Testament Yes   (1987)
Complete Bible Yes   (2004)
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Guarani, Mbya
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Nhanderuete ayvu iky'a e'ỹ va'e
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
35.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
3.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
67.0 %
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