Purepecha in Mexico


Population
72,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Purepecha
People Name in Country Purepecha
Population in Mexico 72,000
World Population 72,800
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
Alternate Names Tarascan, Tarasco
People ID 15271
ROP3 Code 109855
Country Mexico
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 40  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Michoacán state: Lake Pátzcuaro area, Cuanajo southeast edge, San Francisco Pichataro west edge, and Zipiajo north edge.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Mexico
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 40  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Michoacán state: Lake Pátzcuaro area, Cuanajo southeast edge, San Francisco Pichataro west edge, and Zipiajo north edge..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Purepecha (72,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: tsz   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Purepecha (72,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: tsz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Purepecha

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1946-2008)
New Testament Yes   (1969-2012)
Complete Bible No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Purepecha
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Purepecha New Testament
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
2.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Photo Source: Kerry Olson  
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