Waiapi in Brazil





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Waiapi
People Name in Country Waiapi
Population in Brazil 1,000
World Population 1,500
Countries 2
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Oiampi, Oyampi, Wajãpi, Wayãpy, Wyampi
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Guarani
People Name General Waiapi
Ethnic Code MIR39#
People ID 19355
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Amazonas, Pará, Roraima.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Waiwai (1,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Waiwai 1,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1966-1976)
New Testament Yes   (1984)
Complete Bible Yes   (2002)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
20.00 %
Ethnic Religions
80.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
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