Kaiwa in Brazil





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Kaiwa
People Name in Country Kaiwa
Population in Brazil 34,000
World Population 35,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Caingua, Caiuá, Caiwa, Cayua, Kaiova, Kayova, Tembekuá, Teüi
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Guarani
People Name General Kaiwa
Ethnic Code MIR39e
People ID 12432
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mato Grosso do Sul.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kaiwa (35,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kaiwa 35,000
For Primary Language: Kaiwa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1966-2002)
New Testament Yes   (1986)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Nhandejáry Nhe'ẽ Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Kaiwa Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 35.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
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 %
65.0 %
Roman Catholic
35.0 %
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