Country: El Salvador

Number of People Groups

10

People Groups Unreached

1 (10.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

6,337,000

Population in Unreached

600 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

94.45%

% Evangelical

45.06%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.5%
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
 Americans, U.S. 9,300 197,948,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 28.90 % -
 Arab 1,200 769,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 9.00 % 0.50 % -
 Deaf 48,000 50,266,000 Salvadoran Sign Language Christianity 94.63 % -
 German 6,500 67,020,000 German, Standard Christianity 68.00 % 2.10 % -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,500 79,840,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 % -
 Lenca 48,000 193,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 2.00 % -
 Part-Indian 287,000 420,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 % -
 Pipil 12,000 12,000 Nahuat Christianity 96.00 % 2.00 % -
 Salvadorian 5,924,000 7,000,000 Spanish Christianity 94.60 % 47.94 % -
 Turk 600 67,389,000 Turkish Islam 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  10 6,337,000         1 94.45 % 45.06 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 59,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 6,396,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ahuachapán 351,000
Cabañas 164,000
Chalatenango 212,000
Cuscatlán 254,000
La Libertad 726,000
La Paz 338,000
La Unión 261,000
Morazán 191,000
San Miguel 477,000
San Salvador 1,720,000
San Vicente 178,000
Santa Ana 575,000
Sonsonate 482,000
Usulután 378,000
Provinces:  14 6,307,000
UN Country Population 6,396,000
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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
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Nahuat ppl 1 0 New Testament
Salvadoran Sign Language esn 1 0 Bible Portions
Spanish spa 3 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 8 10 1   6 6 5 7 5
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in El Salvador. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in El Salvador
  • Christian ministry in El Salvador
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

El Salvador Statistics
People Groups 10
Unreached People Groups 1  (10.0%)
Population 6,337,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.3%
Population in Unreached 600  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 94.5%
Percent Evangelical 45.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 72%
Continent North America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code ES
Official Language(s) Spanish
Literacy Rate 89%
Estimated Illiterate Population 697,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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