Country: Brazil

Number of People Groups

323

People Groups Unreached

49 (15.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

217,411,000

Population in Unreached

124,000 (0.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

90.20%

% Evangelical

25.11%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.7%
Map Notes

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed
Agavotaguerra 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 1.00 % -
 Aikana, Tubarao 300 300 Aikana Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 25.00 % -
Ajuru 300 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 % 1
Akuntsu Unknown Unknown Language unknown Ethnic Religions 20.00 % -
Amanaye 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 10.00 % -
Amawaka 200 700 Amahuaca Christianity 75.00 % 35.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 38,000 197,948,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 37.00 % -
 Amerindian, Detribalized 464,000 16,169,000 Portuguese Christianity 59.00 % 35.00 % -
Amundava 100 100 Amundava Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 10.00 % -
Anace 600 600 Portuguese Christianity 80.00 % 5.00 % -
Anambe 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Apalai 500 500 Apalai Christianity 80.00 % 40.00 % -
Apiaka 1,000 1,000 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 4.00 % -
Apinaje 1,900 1,900 Apinaye Christianity 80.00 % 35.00 % -
Apurina 7,800 7,800 Apurina Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 % -
 Arab, general 476,000 2,256,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 36.00 % 5.00 % -
Arana 400 400 Portuguese Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
Arapaso 400 400 Tucano Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arapium 900 900 Satere-Mawe Christianity 70.00 % 40.00 % -
Arara do Acre 800 800 Sharanahua Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 % -
Arara do Amazonas 400 400 Curripaco Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 % -
Arara do Mato Grosso 300 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Arara do Para 400 400 Arara, Para Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.00 % -
Arara do Rio Amonia 500 500 Language unknown Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Arara do Rio Branco 300 300 Arara, Mato Grosso Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  323 217,411,000         49 90.20 % 25.11 % 47 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 226,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 217,637,000                

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State Estimated
Population
Acre 832,000
Alagoas 3,536,000
Amapá 759,000
Amazonas 3,949,000
Bahia 15,887,000
Ceará 9,579,000
Distrito Federal 2,913,000
Espírito Santo 3,984,000
Goiás 6,805,000
Maranhão 7,452,000
Mato Grosso 3,440,000
Mato Grosso do Sul 2,776,000
Minas Gerais 22,211,000
Pará 8,592,000
Paraíba 4,269,000
Paraná 11,838,000
Pernambuco 9,969,000
Piauí 3,534,000
Rio de Janeiro 18,123,000
Rio Grande do Norte 3,591,000
Rio Grande do Sul 12,120,000
Rondônia 1,770,000
Roraima 510,000
Santa Catarina 7,081,000
São Paulo 46,766,000
Sergipe 2,344,000
Tocantins 1,567,000
States:  27 216,197,000
UN Country Population 217,637,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Aikana tba 1 0 Bible Portions
Akawaio ake 1 0 New Testament
Amahuaca amc 1 0 Bible Portions
Amundava adw 1 0 Translation Started
Apalai apy 1 0 Complete Bible
Apinaye apn 1 0 New Testament
Apurina apu 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arara, Mato Grosso axg 1 1 Unspecified
Arara, Para aap 1 0 Translation Started
Arawete awt 1 0 Translation Started
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Arua arx 1 0 Unspecified
Asheninka, Pichis cpu 1 0 New Testament
Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua cpb 1 1 New Testament
Asurini of Xingu asn 1 0 Translation Started
Asurini, Tocantins asu 1 0 Bible Portions
Aweti awe 1 0 Translation Needed
Bakairi bkq 1 0 New Testament
Baniwa bwi 2 0 New Testament
Basque eus 1 0 Complete Bible
Bora boa 1 1 New Testament
Bororo bor 1 0 New Testament
Brazilian Sign Language bzs 1 0 Bible Portions
Calo rmq 1 0 Bible Portions
Canela ram 1 0 New Testament
Carapana cbc 1 0 New Testament
Carib car 1 0 New Testament
Chiquitano cax 1 0 New Testament
Cinta Larga cin 1 0 Translation Started
Cubeo cub 1 0 New Testament
Curripaco kpc 3 0 New Testament
Daw kwa 1 0 Translation Started
Deni dny 1 0 Bible Portions
Desano des 1 0 New Testament
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete Bible
Enawene-Nawe unk 1 0 Translation Needed
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gaviao do Jiparana gvo 1 0 Bible Portions
Gaviao, Para gvp 3 0 Unspecified
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Guaja gvj 1 0 Translation Started
Guajajara gub 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Ava nhd 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Mbya gun 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarequena gae 1 0 Unspecified
Himarima hir 1 0 Translation Needed
Hixkaryana hix 1 0 New Testament
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Hunsrik hrx 1 0 New Testament
Hupde jup 1 0 Unspecified
Iate fun 1 0 Bible Portions
Ikpeng txi 1 1 Translation Needed
Irantxe irn 1 0 Unspecified
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Jamamadi jaa 2 0 New Testament
Japanese jpn 1 0 Complete Bible
Juruna jur 1 0 Translation Needed
Kaapor urb 1 0 New Testament
Kadiweu kbc 1 0 New Testament
Kaingang kgp 1 0 New Testament
Kaiwa kgk 1 0 New Testament
Kamayura kay 1 0 Bible Portions
Kanamari knm 3 0 Translation Started
Karaja kpj 2 0 New Testament
Karipuna kuq 1 0 Translation Started
Karipuna French Creole kmv 1 0 Bible Portions
Karitiana ktn 1 0 Bible Portions
Karo (Brazil) arr 2 0 Translation Needed
Kashinawa cbs 1 0 New Testament
Katukina, Panoan knt 1 0 Unspecified
Kaxarari ktx 1 0 Translation Needed
Kaxuiana kbb 1 0 Translation Started
Kayabi kyz 1 0 New Testament
Kayapo txu 3 1 New Testament
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Korubo xor 1 1 Translation Needed
Kraho xra 1 0 Translation Started
Krenak kqq 1 0 Unspecified
Krikati-Timbira xri 1 0 New Testament
Kuikuro-Kalapalo kui 1 1 Bible Portions
Kulina cul 2 1 Complete Bible
Kwaza xwa 1 0 Unspecified
Latunde ltn 1 0 Unspecified
Machinere mpd 1 0 New Testament
Macuna myy 3 0 New Testament
Macushi mbc 1 0 New Testament
Makurap mpu 1 0 Unspecified
Mamainde wmd 2 0 Bible Portions
Maquiritari mch 1 0 New Testament
Marubo mzr 1 0 Bible Portions
Matis mpq 1 1 Translation Needed
Matses mcf 1 0 New Testament
Maxakali mbl 1 0 New Testament
Mehinaku mmh 1 0 Unspecified
Morerebi xmo 1 1 Translation Needed
Munduruku myu 1 0 New Testament
Nadeb mbj 1 0 New Testament
Nambikuara, Southern nab 2 0 New Testament
Nhengatu yrl 1 0 New Testament
Ninam shb 1 0 New Testament
Pakaasnovos pav 1 0 New Testament
Palikur plu 1 0 New Testament
Panara kre 1 0 Translation Needed
Parakana pak 1 0 Bible Portions
Parecis pab 1 0 New Testament
Patamona pbc 1 0 New Testament
Paumari pad 1 0 New Testament
Pemon aoc 2 0 Bible Portions
Piraha myp 2 0 Bible Portions
Piratapuyo pir 1 0 New Testament
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete Bible
Pokanga pok 1 0 Unspecified
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 108 26 Complete Bible
Purubora pur 1 1 Unspecified
Rikbaktsa rkb 1 0 New Testament
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Sabane sae 1 0 Unspecified
Saluma slj 1 0 Unspecified
Sanuma xsu 1 0 New Testament
Satere-Mawe mav 2 0 New Testament
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Sharanahua mcd 1 0 New Testament
Sikiana sik 1 0 Unspecified
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Suruaha swx 1 0 Translation Started
Surui sru 1 0 Bible Portions
Surui Do Para mdz 1 0 Translation Needed
Suya suy 2 0 Bible Portions
Tapirape taf 1 0 Translation Needed
Tariana tae 1 0 Unspecified
Tembe tqb 1 0 New Testament
Tenharim pah 4 0 New Testament
Terena ter 1 0 New Testament
Ticuna tca 1 0 Complete Bible
Trio tri 2 0 New Testament
Trumai tpy 1 1 Unspecified
Tucano tuo 4 0 New Testament
Tupari tpr 2 0 Translation Started
Turiwara twt 1 1 Unspecified
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Tuyuca tue 1 0 New Testament
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 9 5 Unspecified
Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau urz 2 1 Translation Started
Uru-Pa-In urp 1 0 Translation Needed
Waimaha bao 1 0 New Testament
Waimiri-Atroari atr 1 1 Translation Needed
Waiwai waw 6 0 Complete Bible
Wajiara yui 1 0 Bible Portions
Wanano gvc 1 0 New Testament
Wapishana wap 1 0 New Testament
Waura wau 1 0 Bible Portions
Wayampi oym 1 0 New Testament
Wayana way 1 0 New Testament
Witoto, Murui huu 1 0 New Testament
Xavante xav 1 0 New Testament
Xerente xer 1 0 New Testament
Xokleng xok 1 0 Bible Portions
Yaminahua yaa 1 0 New Testament
Yanomami wca 2 0 Bible Portions
Yanomamo guu 1 0 New Testament
Yaroame yro 1 1 Translation Needed
Yawanawa ywn 1 0 Translation Needed
Yuhup yab 1 0 Translation Started
Zo'e pto 1 1 Translation Needed
Totals: 171 323 49   85 80 67 127 19
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Brazil Statistics
People Groups 323
Unreached People Groups 49  (15.2%)
Population 217,411,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.8%
Population in Unreached 124,000  (0.1%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 90.2%
Percent Evangelical 25.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.7%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 47
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 87%
Continent South America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code BR
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 4,348,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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