• PEOPLE NAME: CABÉCAR OF COSTA RICA

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PEID: 25024

ROP: 102163

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Other Central American Indigenous

Language: Cabécar - (cjp)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Costa Rica

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Population: 13,500

Global Population: 13,500


PEID: 25024

ROP: 102163

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Cabécar of Costa Rica, numbering 13,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Central American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Costa Rica. Their primary language is Cabécar. The primary religion practiced by the Cabécar is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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