Country: Venezuela

Number of People Groups

66

People Groups Unreached

3 (4.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

28,004,000

Population in Unreached

35,000 (0.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

82.6%

% Evangelical

12.16%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.2%
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 *
Akawaio 1,100 7,900 Akawaio Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 22,000 193,022,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 28.90 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 127,000 7,268,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arawak 1,300 24,000 Arawak Christianity 92.00 % 3.00 % -
 Armenian 6,100 6,267,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
Arutani Unknown Unknown English Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 % -
Baniwa 3,100 9,000 Baniwa Christianity 70.00 % 9.00 % -
Bare 4,500 13,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.80 % -
 Basque 5,400 2,860,000 Basque Christianity 88.00 % 5.00 % -
 British 7,400 54,072,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 % -
Carib, Galibi 15,000 31,000 Carib Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
 Catalonian 5,500 4,272,000 Catalan Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
Chaima 12,000 12,000 Chaima Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 1.00 % -
 Chinese, general 356,000 15,473,000 Spanish Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 % -
 Colombian, White 142,000 9,684,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 7.50 % -
 Cuban 83,000 9,145,000 Spanish Christianity 57.00 % 8.80 % -
Cuiba 500 1,400 Cuiba Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
Cumanagoto 19,000 19,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 % -
Curripaco 6,500 20,000 Curripaco Christianity 60.00 % 13.00 % -
Deaf 140,000 48,207,000 Venezuelan Sign Language Christianity 84.54 % -
 French 8,400 50,609,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 8,200 66,484,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
German Colonia Tovar 6,000 6,000 German, Colonia Tovar Christianity 88.00 % 0.50 % -
 Greek 6,100 10,219,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
Guajibo 21,000 74,000 Guahibo Christianity 85.00 % 7.20 % -
Inga 700 21,000 Inga Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
 Italian 133,000 37,986,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
 Jamaicans 2,800 3,642,000 Jamaican English Creole Christianity 83.00 % 28.00 % -
Japreria 100 100 Japreria Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 Jew, Spanish-speaking 6,800 301,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
Karina 30,000 30,000 Carib Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 % -
Maco 1,100 1,100 Maco Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Macushi 500 40,000 Macushi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 18.00 % -
Mandahuaca, Bare 2,600 2,600 Spanish Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
Mapoyo 400 400 Spanish Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 Maquiritari, Mayongong 6,200 6,700 Maquiritari Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 % -
 Motilone, Bari 2,500 6,500 Bari Christianity 70.00 % 32.00 % -
Panare, Eye 4,200 4,200 Enapa Woromaipu Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
Paraujano 19,000 19,000 Spanish Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
Patamona 300 5,700 Patamona Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Pemon 27,000 28,000 Pemon Christianity 60.00 % 14.00 % -
Piapoco 3,300 18,000 Piapoco Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
Piaroa 17,000 18,000 Piaroa Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.30 % -
 Polish 8,300 41,120,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Portuguese 182,000 19,451,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 % -
Puinave 1,500 11,000 Puinave Christianity 60.00 % 0.70 % -
Rio Arauca Guajibo, Playero 200 500 Playero Christianity 50.00 % 0.05 % -
 Romanian 1,500 20,458,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 4,700 133,961,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
Saliba 300 5,100 Saliba Christianity 56.00 % 3.00 % -
 Sanuma, Xamatari 1,300 2,000 Sanuma Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 % -
 Spaniard 83,000 29,049,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
Spanish Creole, Pidgin 138,000 138,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 7.00 % -
 Turk 28,000 63,836,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ukrainian 9,400 36,919,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
 Venezuelan 25,821,000 26,163,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 12.89 % -
 Warao 43,000 49,000 Warao Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.44 % -
Warekena 600 1,500 Guarequena Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 Wayuu, Guajiro 368,000 751,000 Wayuu Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.50 % -
 Yabarana 400 400 Yabarana Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 % -
Yanomami-Ninam 400 1,100 Ninam Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Yanomamo 8,500 11,000 Yanomamo Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 5.00 % -
Yaruro, Pume 8,400 8,600 Pume Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Yuana 7,100 7,100 Yuwana Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 26.00 % -
 Yukpa, Northern Motilon 9,500 12,000 Yukpa Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 % -
Zambo, Mulatto 14,000 5,915,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
  Totals:  66 28,004,000         3 82.60 % 12.16 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 701,000                
  UN Country Population (2021) 28,705,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Amazonas 146,000
Anzoátegui 1,466,000
Apure 458,000
Aragua 1,625,000
Barinas 814,000
Bolívar 1,409,000
Carabobo 2,240,000
Cojedes 322,000
Delta Amacuro 166,000
Dependencias Federales 2,200
Distrito Capital 1,939,000
Falcón 900,000
Guárico 746,000
Lara 1,770,000
Mérida 827,000
Miranda 2,667,000
Monagas 902,000
Nueva Esparta 491,000
Portuguesa 874,000
Sucre 893,000
Táchira 1,166,000
Trujillo 684,000
Vargas 352,000
Yaracuy 599,000
Zulia 3,694,000
Provinces:  25 27,152,000
UN Country Population 28,705,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 290,516,000 1,037.4 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 773,424,000 2,761.8 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 207,728,000 741.8 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 115,635,000 412.9 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
28,004,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Akawaio ake 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arawak arw 1 0 Bible Portions
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Baniwa bwi 1 0 New Testament
Bari mot 1 0 Translation Needed
Basque eus 1 0 Complete Bible
Carib car 2 0 New Testament
Catalan cat 1 0 Complete Bible
Chaima ciy 1 0 Bible Portions
Cuiba cui 1 1 New Testament
Curripaco kpc 1 0 New Testament
Enapa Woromaipu pbh 1 0 New Testament
English eng 3 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Colonia Tovar gct 1 0 Unspecified
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Guahibo guh 1 0 New Testament
Guarequena gae 1 0 Unspecified
Inga inb 1 0 New Testament
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Jamaican English Creole jam 1 0 New Testament
Japreria jru 1 0 Translation Needed
Maco wpc 1 0 New Testament
Macushi mbc 1 0 New Testament
Maquiritari mch 1 0 New Testament
Ninam shb 1 0 Bible Portions
Patamona pbc 1 0 New Testament
Pemon aoc 1 0 Bible Portions
Piapoco pio 1 0 New Testament
Piaroa pid 1 0 New Testament
Playero gob 1 0 Unspecified
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Puinave pui 1 0 New Testament
Pume yae 1 0 New Testament
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Saliba slc 1 0 Unspecified
Sanuma xsu 1 0 New Testament
Spanish spa 13 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Venezuelan Sign Language vsl 1 0 Translation Started
Warao wba 1 0 New Testament
Wayuu guc 1 0 New Testament
Yabarana yar 1 0 Unspecified
Yanomamo guu 1 0 New Testament
Yukpa yup 1 0 Bible Portions
Yuwana yau 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 51 66 3   23 28 26 40 14

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.2 %)
82.6 %
Ethnic Religions
1.7 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.4 %
Non-Religious
14.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
7.9 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
2.0 %
Protestant
6.2 %
Roman Catholic
83.3 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Venezuela Statistics
People Groups 66
Unreached People Groups 3  (4.5%)
Population 28,004,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.3%
Population in Unreached 35,000  (0.1%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 82.6%
Percent Evangelical 12.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 88%
Continent South America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code VE
Official Language(s) Spanish
Literacy Rate 95%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,400,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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