Purepecha in Mexico


Population
73,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Purepecha
People Name in Country Purepecha
Population in Mexico 73,000
World Population 73,800
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
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 41  (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
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 41  (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 (73,000 speakers)
Language Code tsz   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Purepecha
Primary Language Purepecha (73,000 speakers)
Language Code tsz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Purepecha

Primary Language:  Purepecha

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1946-2008)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1969-2012)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
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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