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Venezuela – 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
Akawaio1,100Y10.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityAkawaio   
Americans, U.S.25,00028.90 %84.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab, Lebanese145,0000.50 %32.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arawak1,400Y3.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityArawak   
Armenian7,0008.70 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
ArutaniY20.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsArutani   
Baniwa3,600Y9.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityBaniwa   
Bare5,100Y0.80 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSpanish   
Basque6,2005.00 %88.00 %4 ChristianityBasqueP
Basque
 T
British8,4008.80 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Carib, Galibi17,000Y3.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityCarib   
Catalonian6,3008.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityCatalanP
Catalonian
  
Chaima13,000Y1.00 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSpanish   
Chinese, general407,0005.70 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousSpanishP
Chinese, general
  
Colombian, White163,0007.50 %94.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Colombian, White
  
Cuban95,0008.80 %57.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Cuiba200Y2.00 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsCuiba   
Cumanagoto21,000Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSpanish   
Curripaco7,500Y13.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityCurripaco   
DeafY1.00 %85.00 %3 ChristianityVenezuelan Sign Language  T
French9,6001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
German9,4002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
German Colonia Tovar6,100Y0.50 %88.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, Colonia Tovar   
Greek7,0000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Guajibo24,000Y7.20 %85.00 %4 ChristianityGuahibo   
Inga800Y3.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityInga   
Italian153,0001.10 %82.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Jamaicans3,20028.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityJamaican Creole EnglishP
Jamaicans
M
Jamaicans of Venezuela
 
Japreria200Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJapreria   
Jew, Spanish Speaking7,800Y0.10 %0.50 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSpanish  T
Karina34,000Y2.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityCarib   
Maco1,200Y6.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMaco   
Macushi60018.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMacushiP
Macushi
  
Mandahuaca, Bare5,300Y3.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityMandahuaca   
Mapoyo400Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSpanish   
Maquiritari, Mayongong8,400Y2.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityMaquiritariP
Maquiritari, Mayongong
  
Motilone, Bari2,900Y3.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityBariP
Motilone, Bari
  
Panare, Eye4,800Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityEnapa Woromaipu   
Paraujano21,000Y1.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianitySpanish   
Patamona300Y3.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityPatamona   
Pemon31,000Y14.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityPemon   
Piapoco3,800Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityPiapoco   
Piaroa20,000Y3.30 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPiaroa   
Polish9,5000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Portuguese208,0003.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Puinave1,700Y0.70 %60.00 %3 ChristianityPuinave   
Rio Arauca Guajibo, Playero300Y0.05 %50.00 %2 ChristianityPlayero   
Romanian1,7005.40 %97.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian5,3001.20 %67.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Saliba300Y3.00 %56.00 %4 ChristianitySaliba   
Sanuma, Xamatari1,500Y7.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSanumaP
Sanuma, Xamatari
  
Spaniard95,0001.00 %77.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Spanish Creole, Pidgin158,000Y7.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Turk32,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Ukrainian11,0003.80 %79.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Venezualans29,523,000Y10.70 %85.00 %5 ChristianitySpanish   
Warao50,000Y1.44 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWaraoP
Warao
  
Warekena600Y1.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityGuarequena   
Wayuu, Guajiro421,000Y1.50 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWayuuP
Wayuu, Guajiro
M
Wayuu, Guajiro of Venezuela
 
Yabarana400Y2.00 %25.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsYabaranaP
Yabarana
  
Yanomami-Ninam400Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityNinam   
Yanomamo9,700Y5.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYanomamoP
Yanomamo
  
Yaruro, Pume9,600Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPume   
Yuana8,100Y26.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsYuwanaP
Yuana
M
Yuana of Venezuela
T
Yukpa, Northern Motilon11,000Y4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityYukpaP
Yukpa, Northern Motilon
 T
Zambo, Mulatto16,000Y6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Total People Groups:   66 31,862,000 44     3     30 3 11
Unclassified / Other Individuals 64,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 31,926,000  
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Venezuela – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 3 4.5 % 40,000 0.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 9 13.6 % 665,000 2.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 13 19.7 % 351,000 1.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 33 50.0 % 1,207,000 3.8 %
  5 - Significantly reached 8 12.1 % 29,598,000 92.9 %
Totals 66   31,862,000  


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.
Venezuela – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Akawaioake10NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Arawakarw10Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Arutaniatx10Need?
Baniwabwi10NT
Barimot10None
Basqueeus10Complete
Caribcar20NT
Catalancat10Complete
Cuibacui11NT
Curripacokpc10NT
Enapa Woromaipupbh10NT
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
German, Colonia Tovargct10Need?
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Guahiboguh10NT
Guarequenagae10Need?
Ingainb10NT
Italianita10Complete
Jamaican Creole Englishjam10NT
Japreriajru10Need?
Macowpc10None
Macushimbc10NT
Mandahuacamht10Need?
Maquiritarimch10NT
Ninamshb10Portions
Patamonapbc10NT
Pemonaoc10Portions
Piapocopio10NT
Piaroapid10NT
Playerogob10Need?
Polishpol10Complete
Portuguesepor10Complete
Puinavepui10NT
Pumeyae10Portions
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Salibaslc10Need?
Sanumaxsu10NT
Spanishspa131Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Venezuelan Sign Languagevsl10None
Waraowba10NT
Wayuuguc10NT
Yabaranayar10Need?
Yanomamoguu10NT
Yukpayup10None
Yuwanayau10Portions
Totals: 52 66 3   40 26 24 40 15
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Venezuela – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 10.2 %
(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.
Venezuela – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Venezuela. Ministries in the Venezuela 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 Venezuela   Ministries in Central and South America
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Country Level Ministries Size
Brethren in Christ World MissionsMedium
Christian Outreach InternationalSmall
Church Resource MinistriesMedium
CLC InternationalMedium
FEBInternationalMedium
Fellowship of Evangelical ChurchesSmall
Fundacion Arbol de Mostaza
Harvest FoundationSmall
International Board of Jewish MissionsSmall
Latin America MissionMedium
LOGOI MinistriesSmall
Lutheran Church - Missouri SynodMedium
Macedonian World Baptist MissionsMedium
New Tribes MissionLarge
Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church World WitnessSmall
Spanish World MinistriesMedium
STEM InternationalSmall
TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission)Medium
Team ExpansionMedium
World-Wide MissionsMedium
Ministries Listed:  20
 
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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Venezuela – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 31,862,000
Percent Urbanization 89 %
Total People Groups 66
Unreached People Groups 3
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Spanish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 82.5%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 10.2%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.764 (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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