Tojolabal in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Tojolabal only in Mexico





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People Name General Tojolabal (toh-ho-lah-BAHL)
People Name in Country Tojolabal
Population in Mexico 44,000
World Population 44,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chanabal, Tojolaba Chanabal, Tojolabal, Chanabal, Comiteco, Chiapas
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Tojolabal (toh-ho-lah-BAHL)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 15532
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 Chiapas.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tojolabal (44,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tojolabal 44,000
For Primary Language: Tojolabal

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1952-1967)
New Testament Yes   (1972-1994)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Ja yajcʼachil testamento sbaj ja cajualtic Jesucristo Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Tojolabal New Testament Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Tojolabal Film / Video
Luke Video, Noah Video Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
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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