Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Yucateco - (yua)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Belize

Also found in: Mexico; United States

Population: 5,500

Global Population: 1,306,500

PEID: 16209

ROP: 111105

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Yucatec of Belize, numbering 5,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,306,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Yucateco. The primary religion practiced by the Yucatec is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available