Acadian, Cajun in United States


Population
27,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Cajun
People Name in Country Acadian, Cajun
Population in United States 27,000
World Population 56,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Arcadian, Cajan, Cajun French
People ID 19005
Country United States
Region North America and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern Louisiana west of the Mississippi as far north as Avoyelles, Evangeline, Allen, and Calcasieu parishes.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country United States
Region North America and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern Louisiana west of the Mississippi as far north as Avoyelles, Evangeline, Allen, and Calcasieu parishes.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: French, Cajun (27,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: frc   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: French, Cajun (27,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: frc   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: French, Cajun

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
10.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
90.0 %
Photo Source: Margaret Savard  
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