• PEOPLE NAME: OCOTLAN ZAPOTEC OF MEXICO

Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Zapotec

Language: Spanish - (spa)

Alternate Name(s): Ocotlán Oeste Zapotec; Zapoteco del Poniente de Ocotlán

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Mexico

Also found in: United States

Population: 18,000

Global Population: 19,800


PEID: 39228

ROP: 110797

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Ocotlan Zapotec of Mexico, numbering 18,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Zapotec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 19,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Ocotlan Zapotec is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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