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El Salvador
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El Salvador – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Americans, U.S.9,00028.90 %79.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab1,2000.50 %9.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
DeafY0.05 %90.00 %3 ChristianitySalvadoran Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
German6,3002.10 %68.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Han Chinese, Cantonese1,4005.70 %9.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
  
Kekchi, Quecchi12,00014.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityQ'eqchi'P
Kekchi, Quecchi
  
Lenca46,000Y2.00 %85.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Lenca
  
Nahuat12,000Y2.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianitySpanish   
Part-Indian278,000Y4.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Part-Indian
  
Pipil247,000Y2.00 %96.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Pipil
  
Salvadorians5,513,000Y34.00 %94.60 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Salvadorians
  
Turk6000.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Total People Groups:   12 6,127,000 6     1     11 0 4
Unclassified / Other Individuals 40,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 6,167,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
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El Salvador – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 1 8.3 % 600 0.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 8.3 % 1,200 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 4 33.3 % 305,000 5.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 3 25.0 % 286,000 4.7 %
  5 - Significantly reached 3 25.0 % 5,534,000 90.3 %
Totals 12   6,127,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
El Salvador – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Americans, U.S.
9,000


Arab
1,200


Deaf
Unknown


German
6,300


Han Chinese, Cantonese
1,400


Kekchi, Quecchi
12,000


Lenca
46,000


Part-Indian
278,000


Pipil
247,000


Salvadorians
5,513,000


Turk
600

El Salvador People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
El Salvador – Languages
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Language
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Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
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Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Chinese, Yueyue10Complete
Englisheng10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Q'eqchi'kek10Complete
Salvadoran Sign Languageesn10None
Spanishspa50Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Totals: 8 12 1   7 6 6 7 4
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El Salvador – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 31.0 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
El Salvador – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in El Salvador. Ministries in the El Salvador section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Central and South America section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in El Salvador   Ministries in Central and South America
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Country Level Ministries Size
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l MinistriesMedium
CAM InternationalMedium
Christian Reformed World MissionsMedium
Commission to Every NationMedium
Compassion InternationalLarge
Evangelical Friends Church SouthwestSmall
Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMedium
Evangelistic Faith MissionsSmall
Full Gospel Evangelistic AssociationSmall
LifeWindMedium
Living Water TeachingSmall
Map InternationalMedium
Missions DoorMedium
Open Bible ChurchesSmall
Samaritan's PurseLarge
World Relief USAMedium
Ministries Listed:  16
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Action International MinistriesMedium
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Medical and Dental Mission InternationalMedium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
Global ActionSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Intervarsity Christian FellowshipMedium
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Presbyterian Evangelistic FellowshipMedium
Scripture UnionMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  37
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El Salvador – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 6,127,000
Percent Urbanization 66 %
Total People Groups 12
Unreached People Groups 1
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Spanish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 94.5%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 31.0%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.680 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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