Country: Paraguay

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

5 (11.9%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

6,913,000

Population in Unreached

13,000 (0.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

94.87%

% Evangelical

8.02%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.1%
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
 Ache 2,000 2,000 Ache Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 8.00 % -
 Afro-Paraguayan 69,000 71,000 Spanish Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 3,400 197,948,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 28.90 % -
Angaite 4,200 4,200 Angaite Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 % -
 Anglo-Australian 2,800 18,804,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 14.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 500 6,275,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Ayoreo 2,500 4,800 Ayoreo Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 % -
 Brazilian, Mestizo 42,000 87,268,000 Portuguese Christianity 91.00 % 26.00 % -
Chamacoco, Tomaraho 1,800 1,800 Chamacoco Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.00 % 1
Chamacoco, Ybytoso 200 200 Chamacoco Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 % -
Chorote, Manjuy 400 2,200 Chorote, Iyo'wujwa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 14.00 % -
 Deaf 52,000 50,266,000 Paraguayan Sign Language Christianity 96.30 % -
Emok 1,300 1,300 Spanish Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
Enlhet 8,700 8,700 Enlhet Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 % -
Enxet 2,800 2,800 Enxet Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 % -
 German 60,000 67,020,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Greek 3,100 10,384,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
Guana Unknown Unknown Guana (Paraguay) Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Guarani 6,081,000 6,772,000 Guarani, Paraguayan Christianity 97.00 % 8.40 % -
Guarani Nandeva 2,400 3,100 Nandeva Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 4.00 % -
 Guarani, Ava 18,000 51,000 Guarani, Ava Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 10.00 % -
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian 2,400 165,000 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Guarani, Mbya 22,000 39,000 Guarani, Mbya Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 11,000 931,433,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 10.00 % 5.70 % -
 Italian 41,000 37,639,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
  Totals:  42 6,913,000         5 94.87 % 8.02 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 34,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 6,947,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Alto Paraguay 17,000
Alto Paraná 782,000
Amambay 162,000
Asunción 498,000
Boquerón 63,000
Caaguazú 532,000
Caazapá 181,000
Canindeyú 220,000
Central 2,058,000
Concepción 239,000
Cordillera 293,000
Guairá 215,000
Itapúa 580,000
Misiones 121,000
Ñeembucú 86,000
Paraguarí 246,000
Presidente Hayes 120,000
San Pedro 410,000
Provinces:  18 6,823,000
UN Country Population 6,947,000
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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
Ache guq 1 0 New Testament
Angaite aqt 1 0 Translation Needed
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Ayoreo ayo 1 0 New Testament
Chamacoco ceg 2 1 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chorote, Iyo'wujwa crq 1 0 New Testament
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Enlhet enl 1 0 Complete Bible
Enxet enx 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Guana (Paraguay) gva 1 1 Unspecified
Guarani, Ava nhd 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian gui 1 1 Complete Bible
Guarani, Mbya gun 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Paraguayan gug 2 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Maka mca 1 0 New Testament
Nandeva tpj 1 0 New Testament
Nivacle cag 1 0 Complete Bible
Pai Tavytera pta 1 0 Translation Started
Paraguayan Sign Language pys 1 0 Bible Portions
Pilaga plg 1 0 New Testament
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Sanapana spn 1 0 Bible Portions
Spanish spa 4 1 Complete Bible
Toba tob 1 0 Complete Bible
Toba-Maskoy tmf 1 0 New Testament
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 35 42 5   25 28 20 33 13
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Paraguay Statistics
People Groups 42
Unreached People Groups 5  (11.9%)
Population 6,913,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.3%
Population in Unreached 13,000  (0.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 94.9%
Percent Evangelical 8.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 5
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 62%
Continent South America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code PA
Official Language(s) SpanishGuarani, Paraguayan
Literacy Rate 95%
Estimated Illiterate Population 346,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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