Zapoteco, Ocotlan Oeste in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Zapoteco, Ocotlan Oeste only in Mexico





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People Name General Zapoteco, Ocotlan Oeste (sah-poh-TEH-koh, oh-koht-LAHN oh-ESS-tay)
People Name in Country Zapoteco, Ocotlan Oeste
Population in Mexico 22,000
World Population 22,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Western Ocotlan Zapotec, Zapotec, Western Ocotlan, Zapoteco de Ocotlan, Zapoteco, Western Ocotlan, Oaxaca
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Zapoteco
People Name General Zapoteco, Ocotlan Oeste (sah-poh-TEH-koh, oh-koht-LAHN oh-ESS-tay)
Ethnic Code MIR37f
People ID 15379
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 Oaxaca.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Zapotec, Ocotlan (22,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Zapotec, Ocotlan 22,000
For Primary Language: Zapotec, Ocotlan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1966)
New Testament Yes   (1983)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Dizaʼquë shtë Dios con dizë Text / Printed Matter
Luke Video Film / Video
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 3.00 %)
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 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
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