Country: Venezuela

Number of People Groups

66

People Groups Unreached

3 (4.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

28,547,000

Population in Unreached

34,000 (0.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

82.62%

% 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 8,000 Akawaio Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 23,000 193,960,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 28.90 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 130,000 7,253,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arawak 1,400 24,000 Arawak Christianity 92.00 % 3.00 % -
 Armenian 6,300 6,292,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
Arutani Unknown Unknown English Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 % -
 Baniwa 3,200 9,100 Baniwa Christianity 70.00 % 9.00 % -
Bare 4,600 13,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.80 % -
 Basque 5,500 2,326,000 Basque Christianity 88.00 % 5.00 % -
 British 7,500 54,472,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 % -
Carib, Galibi 15,000 31,000 Carib Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
 Catalonian 5,600 4,272,000 Catalan Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
Chaima 12,000 12,000 Chaima Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 1.00 % -
 Chinese, general 363,000 15,654,000 Spanish Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 % -
 Colombian, White 145,000 9,734,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 7.50 % -
 Cuban 85,000 9,164,000 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 6,700 20,000 Curripaco Christianity 60.00 % 13.00 % -
 Deaf 143,000 48,824,000 Venezuelan Sign Language Christianity 84.54 % -
 French 8,500 50,956,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 8,400 66,498,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
German Colonia Tovar 6,200 6,200 German, Colonia Tovar Christianity 88.00 % 0.50 % -
 Greek 6,200 10,318,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
Guajibo 22,000 75,000 Guahibo Christianity 85.00 % 7.20 % -
Inga 800 21,000 Inga Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
 Italian 136,000 38,313,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
 Jamaican 2,800 3,731,000 Jamaican English Creole Christianity 83.00 % 28.00 % -
Japreria 100 100 Japreria Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 Jew, Spanish-speaking 5,100 289,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
Karina 31,000 31,000 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 2,700 2,700 Spanish Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
Mapoyo 400 400 Spanish Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 Maquiritari, Mayongong 6,300 6,800 Maquiritari Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 % -
 Motilone, Bari 2,600 6,700 Bari Christianity 70.00 % 32.00 % -
Panare, Eye 4,300 4,300 Enapa Woromaipu Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
Paraujano 19,000 19,000 Spanish Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
Patamona 300 5,800 Patamona Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Pemon 27,000 28,000 Pemon Christianity 60.00 % 14.00 % -
Piapoco 3,400 18,000 Piapoco Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
Piaroa 18,000 19,000 Piaroa Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.30 % -
 Polish 8,500 42,370,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Portuguese 185,000 19,569,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 % -
Puinave 1,600 11,000 Puinave Christianity 60.00 % 0.70 % -
Rio Arauca Guajibo, Playero 200 500 Playero Christianity 50.00 % 0.05 % -
 Romanian 1,500 20,961,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 4,800 135,489,000 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 85,000 29,276,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
Spanish Creole, Pidgin 141,000 141,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 7.00 % -
 Turk 28,000 65,645,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ukrainian 9,600 36,992,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 % -
 Venezuelan 26,327,000 26,718,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 12.89 % -
 Warao 44,000 50,000 Warao Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.44 % -
 Warekena 600 1,500 Guarequena Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 Wayuu, Guajiro 375,000 760,000 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 8,700 11,000 Yanomamo Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 5.00 % -
Yaruro, Pume 8,600 8,800 Pume Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Yuana 1,500 1,500 Hodi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 26.00 % -
 Yukpa, Northern Motilon 9,700 12,000 Yukpa Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 % -
Zambo, Mulatto 14,000 5,947,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
  Totals:  66 28,547,000         3 82.62 % 12.16 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 720,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 29,267,000                

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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 29,267,000
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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 Started
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
Hodi yau 1 0 Bible Portions
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
Totals: 51 66 3   23 32 30 40 0
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Venezuela. 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 Venezuela
  • Christian ministry in Venezuela
  • 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

Venezuela Statistics
People Groups 66
Unreached People Groups 3  (4.5%)
Population 28,547,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.3%
Population in Unreached 34,000  (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 1,427,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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