Tzotzil, Zinacantan in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Tzotzil, Zinacantan only in Mexico
Population
38,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Tzotzil, Zinacantan
People Name in Country Tzotzil, Zinacantan
Population in Mexico 38,000
World Population 38,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
Alternate Names Tzotzil Zinacatenco, Tzotzil, Zinacanteco, Tzotzil, Zinacanteco, Chiapas, Zinacanteco Tzotzil
People ID 16107
ROP3 Code 111181
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 Central Chiapas, Venustiano Carranza municipality, Venustiano Carranza, El Puerto, and El Paraiso de Grijalva towns; West central Chiapas, San Juan Chamula, Huitiupan, Simojovel, San Juan del Bosque, San Cristóbal Las Casas, Bochil, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacan, Ocozocoautla, Ixtapa (Nibak), Jitotol, Teopisca, Amatan, and Ishuatan; Chiapas, Chenalhó and Huixtán regions.   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 Central Chiapas, Venustiano Carranza municipality, Venustiano Carranza, El Puerto, and El Paraiso de Grijalva towns; West central Chiapas, San Juan Chamula, Huitiupan, Simojovel, San Juan del Bosque, San Cristóbal Las Casas, Bochil, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacan, Ocozocoautla, Ixtapa (Nibak), Jitotol, Teopisca, Amatan, and Ishuatan; Chiapas, Chenalhó and Huixtán regions..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Tzotzil (38,000 speakers)
Language Code tzo   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tzotzil
Primary Language Tzotzil (38,000 speakers)
Language Code tzo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tzotzil

Primary Language:  Tzotzil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1951-1995)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1975-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1997-2001)
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)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tzotzil
Film / Video Luke Video, Genesis Video
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Achʼ Testamento: Jaʼ scʼoplal ti jaʼ Cajcoltavanejtic
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chamula
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chenalhó with Deuterocanon
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sc'op riox: ja' li' yaloj ti chac' jcuxlejaltic ta sb
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.20 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
95.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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