Country: Argentina

Number of People Groups

84

People Groups Unreached

2 (2.4%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

45,099,000

Population in Unreached

182,000 (0.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

93.1%

% Evangelical

11.05%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.1%
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 *
Afro-Argentine 135,000 135,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 % -
Afro-Bolivian 1,300 132,000 Spanish Christianity 98.50 % 12.00 % -
Afro-Caribbean, other 2,800 113,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
 Afro-Paraguayan 1,900 73,000 Spanish Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Afro-Peruvians 1,400 164,000 Spanish Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 % -
 Afro-Uruguayan 2,400 71,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 6.00 % -
 Arab, Palestinian 1,200 10,854,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 2.00 % -
 Arab, Syrian 1,482,000 16,175,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 38.00 % 1.35 % -
 Argentinian, White 35,566,000 35,892,000 Spanish Christianity 96.92 % 12.39 % -
 Armenian 150,000 6,249,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 90.00 % 2.50 % -
Atacameno, Kunza 15,000 22,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Aymara 4,400 1,733,000 Aymara, Central Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 Belarusian 4,000 10,003,000 Belarusian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Black African, general 15,000 1,014,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
Brazilian, Black 1,600 12,392,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 23.00 % -
Brazilian, White 44,000 96,632,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 29.00 % -
 British 9,500 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 15,000 766,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 % -
 Catalonian 200,000 4,270,000 Catalan Christianity 96.00 % 0.70 % -
Chane 4,800 4,800 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 8.57 % -
Charrua 16,000 16,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 % -
 Chilean 209,000 17,388,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 18.00 % -
 Chinese, general 77,000 15,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % -
Chorote, Eklenjuy 900 900 Chorote, Iyojwa'ja Christianity 70.00 % 8.88 % -
Chorote, Manjuy 1,700 2,400 Chorote, Iyo'wujwa Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
Chulupe 1,200 17,000 Nivacle Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 % -
Comechingon 38,000 38,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % -
 Croat 4,200 5,299,000 Croatian Christianity 91.00 % 0.30 % -
 Czech 8,100 10,907,000 Czech Non-Religious 30.00 % 0.80 % -
 Deaf 226,000 47,601,000 Argentine Sign Language Christianity 89.28 % -
Diaguita 73,000 121,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 French 16,000 50,524,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 Galician 761,000 3,229,000 Galician Christianity 96.00 % 0.30 % -
 German 42,000 66,334,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 7.00 % -
 Greek 41,000 10,235,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 % -
 Guarani, Ava 24,000 41,000 Guarani, Ava Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian 24,000 156,000 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Christianity 70.00 % 4.90 % -
 Guarani, Mbya 9,100 34,000 Guarani, Mbya Christianity 80.00 % 2.25 % -
Huarpe 37,000 37,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Italian 1,128,000 38,274,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.13 % -
 Japanese 38,000 122,852,000 Japanese Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.20 % -
 Jew, Spanish-speaking 182,000 299,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 0.21 % 0.21 % 4
Kaiwa 600 37,000 Kaiwa Christianity 70.00 % 35.00 % -
Kolla 71,000 71,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % -
 Korean 33,000 80,920,000 Korean Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lao 2,000 3,781,000 Lao Buddhism 10.00 % 0.80 % -
Lule 4,000 4,000 Spanish Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 % -
Maimara 2,100 2,100 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Mapuche, Araucanian 132,000 1,739,000 Mapudungun Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Mennonites 4,100 482,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 % -
 Mocovi 25,000 25,000 Mocovi Christianity 60.00 % 10.00 % -
 Native Argentine, Mestizo 1,785,000 8,886,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 12.39 % -
Omaguaca 7,500 7,500 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
Ona 3,100 3,100 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
Pampa 24,000 24,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
 Paraguayan, Guarani-speaking 600,000 6,973,000 Guarani, Paraguayan Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 Peruvian 171,000 25,176,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 14.00 % -
Pilaga Toba 5,700 6,000 Pilaga Christianity 90.00 % 45.00 % -
 Polish 200,000 41,069,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 % -
 Portuguese 15,000 19,277,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 % -
Quechua, Northwest Jujuy 2,100 2,100 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 94.00 % 10.00 % -
 Quechua, South Bolivian 82,000 1,863,000 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 98.85 % 4.00 % -
Querandi 4,000 4,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % -
Quichua, Santiago del Estero 64,000 64,000 Quichua, Santiago del Estero Christianity 94.00 % 0.40 % -
Rankulche 16,000 16,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Romani, Vlax 60,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romanian 16,000 20,387,000 Romanian Christianity 84.00 % 7.00 % -
 Russian 32,000 133,971,000 Russian Christianity 70.00 % 0.40 % -
Sanaviron 3,200 3,200 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
 Serb 6,400 10,002,000 Serbian Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 % -
 Slovak 9,200 5,152,000 Slovak Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 % -
 Slovene 12,000 1,950,000 Slovene Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 % -
 Spaniard 593,000 29,004,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 % -
Tapiete, Guarayo 600 3,200 Nandeva Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 % -
Tehuelche, Aoniken 31,000 31,000 Mapudungun Christianity 90.00 % 0.40 % -
 Toba Qom 139,000 141,000 Toba Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 % -
 Turk 800 63,323,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ukrainian 32,000 37,099,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
 Uruguayan, White 126,000 2,829,000 Spanish Christianity 71.00 % 3.00 % -
Vejoz Mataco 46,000 46,000 Wichi Lhamtes Vejoz Christianity 85.00 % 8.00 % -
Vilela 500 500 Toba Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
Weenhayek, Wichi Lhames Nocten 46,000 48,000 Wichi Lhamtes Nocten Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 % -
 Welsh 32,000 1,416,000 Welsh Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
Wichi, Pilcomayo Mataco 44,000 46,000 Wichi Lhamtes Guisnay Christianity 70.00 % 28.00 % -
  Totals:  84 45,099,000         2 93.09 % 11.05 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 97,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 45,196,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Buenos Aires 17,355,000
Catamarca 412,000
Chaco 1,191,000
Chubut 604,000
Ciudad de Buenos Aires 3,096,000
Córdoba 3,718,000
Corrientes 1,111,000
Entre Ríos 1,373,000
Formosa 601,000
Jujuy 761,000
La Pampa 355,000
La Rioja 387,000
Mendoza 1,967,000
Misiones 1,244,000
Neuquén 653,000
Río Negro 735,000
Salta 1,402,000
San Juan 771,000
San Luis 501,000
Santa Cruz 351,000
Santa Fe 3,514,000
Santiago del Estero 967,000
Tierra del Fuego 167,000
Tucumán 1,669,000
Provinces:  24 44,905,000
UN Country Population 45,196,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,717,000 638.0 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 1,698.4 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 456.2 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,522,000 253.9 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 0 Bible Portions
Argentine Sign Language aed 1 0 Translation Started
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Aymara, Central ayr 1 0 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Catalan cat 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chorote, Iyo'wujwa crq 1 0 New Testament
Chorote, Iyojwa'ja crt 1 0 New Testament
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Galician glg 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Ava nhd 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian gui 2 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Mbya gun 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Paraguayan gug 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 0 Complete Bible
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Kaiwa kgk 1 0 New Testament
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Lao lao 1 0 Complete Bible
Mapudungun arn 2 0 New Testament
Mocovi moc 1 0 New Testament
Nandeva tpj 1 0 Bible Portions
Nivacle cag 1 0 Complete Bible
Pilaga plg 1 0 New Testament
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Quechua, South Bolivian quh 2 0 Complete Bible
Quichua, Santiago del Estero qus 1 0 Bible Portions
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 29 1 Complete Bible
Toba tob 2 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Welsh cym 1 0 Complete Bible
Wichi Lhamtes Guisnay mzh 1 0 Complete Bible
Wichi Lhamtes Nocten mtp 1 0 New Testament
Wichi Lhamtes Vejoz wlv 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 51 84 2   41 33 37 49 21

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.1 %)
93.1 %
Ethnic Religions
1.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.7 %
Non-Religious
2.7 %
Other / Small Religions
1.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.3 %
Independent
4.8 %
Orthodox
1.4 %
Other Christian
1.5 %
Protestant
6.6 %
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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Argentina Statistics
People Groups 84
Unreached People Groups 2  (2.4%)
Population 45,099,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.0%
Population in Unreached 182,000  (0.4%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 93.1%
Percent Evangelical 11.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 5
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 92%
Continent South America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code AR
Official Language(s) Spanish
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 902,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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