Chontal, Tabasco in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Chontal, Tabasco only in Mexico





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People Name General Chontal, Tabasco (chohn-TAHL tah-BAH-skoh)
People Name in Country Chontal, Tabasco
Population in Mexico 47,000
World Population 47,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chontal of Tabasco, Chontal, De Tabasco Tapotzingo, Tabasco Chontal
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Chontal, Tabasco (chohn-TAHL tah-BAH-skoh)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 15159
Country Mexico
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Tabasco.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Chontal, Tabasco (47,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chontal, Tabasco 47,000
For Primary Language: Chontal, Tabasco

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1952-1966)
New Testament Yes   (1977)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: U Chʼuʼul Tʼan Dios Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 4.30 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
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 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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