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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Agavotaguerra100Y1.00 %35.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Aikana, Tubarao300Y25.00 %50.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsAikanaP
Aikana, Tubarao
M
Aikana, Tubarao of Brazil
T
Ajuru300Y0.00 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
AkunsuY0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown  T
Amanaye100Y10.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Amapa Creole31,000Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Amawaka200Y35.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityAmahuaca  T
Americans, U.S.37,00037.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Amerindian, Detribalized453,000Y35.00 %59.00 %5 ChristianityPortugueseP
Amerindian, Detribalized
  
Amundava100Y10.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAmundava   
Anambe100Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Apalai500Y40.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityApalaiP
Apalai
  
Apiaka1,000Y25.00 %81.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Apinaje1,900Y35.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityApinaye   
Apurina7,600Y20.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsApurina   
Arab, general1,412,0005.00 %36.00 %4 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, general
 T
Arana400Y1.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityPortuguese   
Arapaso400Y1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTucano   
Arapium11,000Y40.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianitySatere-MaweP
Arapium
  
Arara do Acre800Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSharanahua   
Arara do Amazonas400Y20.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityCurripaco   
Arara do Mato Grosso300Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Arara do Para400Y1.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsArara, ParaP
Arara do Para
  
Arara do Rio Amonia500Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown   
Arara do Rio Branco200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsArara, Mato Grosso   
Arara do Rondonia300Y0.80 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKaro   
Arawete500Y1.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityArawete   
ArikapuY10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTupari   
Armenian47,00013.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Arua100Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsArua   
Asheninka, Pichis1,000Y0.80 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsAsheninka, PichisP
Asheninka, Pichis
  
Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua1,000Y0.30 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsAsheninka, Ucayali-YuruaP
Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua
 T
Asurini do Tocantins600Y35.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityAsurini, Tocantins   
Asurini do Xingu200Y2.00 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsAsurini of XinguP
Asurini do Xingu
M
Asurini do Xingu of Brazil
T
Atikum5,600Y0.10 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Ava-CanoeiroY8.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Awa, Guaja500Y6.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuaja   
Aweti200Y1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsAweti   
BaenaY0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Bakairi1,500Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityBakairi   
Baniwa5,800Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityBaniwa   
BaraY10.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWaimaha   
BarawanaY4.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTucano   
Bare7,900Y0.50 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsNhengatu   
Basque6,3000.40 %93.00 %3 ChristianityBasqueP
Basque
 T
Borari800Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Bororo1,600Y4.00 %19.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBororo   
Brazilian, Black12,380,000Y23.00 %89.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Brazilian, Mestizo82,440,000Y24.00 %93.02 %5 ChristianityPortugueseP
Brazilian, Mestizo
  
Brazilian, White96,144,000Y29.00 %89.50 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
British12,00020.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Canela2,700Y22.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsCanelaP
Canela
  
Carib, Galibi do Uaca2,100Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown   
Carutana400Y0.80 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBaniwa   
ChamacocoY3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChamacoco   
Chinese, general313,0004.00 %30.00 %4 BuddhismPortugueseP
Chinese, general
  
Chiquitano2,400Y3.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChiquitano   
Cinta-Larga1,700Y11.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityCinta Larga   
Curripaco1,300Y40.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsCurripaco   
Daw100Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityDawP
Daw
  
Deaf1,062,000Y91.40 %3 ChristianityBrazilian Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Deni1,100Y8.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDeniP
Deni
 T
Desana2,300Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDesano   
DiahoiY2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTenharim   
Dutch11,0005.00 %26.00 %4 Non-ReligiousDutchP
Dutch
  
Enawene-Nawe900Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsEnawene-Nawe   
French18,0000.70 %76.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulnio4,400Y20.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityIate   
Galibi do OiapoqueY15.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsCarib   
Galibi do Uaca2,400Y30.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityKaripuna Creole French   
Gaviao do Jiparana700Y0.50 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGaviao do Jiparana   
Gaviao do Maranhao700Y0.40 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGaviao, Para   
German585,00012.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityPortugueseP
German
  
Greek11,0000.30 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Guajajara23,000Y30.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityGuajajaraP
Guajajara
  
Guanae300Y10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Guarani, Ava8,600Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityGuarani, AvaP
Guarani, Ava
  
Guarani, Mbya7,200Y20.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityGuarani, MbyaP
Guarani, Mbya
  
Guato800Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
GuazaY0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKwaza   
Halo Te Su, AlatesuY10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNambikuara, Southern   
HimarimaY2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsHimarima  T
Hixkariana900Y50.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityHixkaryana   
Hungarian22,0007.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityHungarianP
Hungarian
  
Hunsrik3,167,000Y1.50 %85.00 %3 ChristianityHunsrikP
Hunsrik
M
Hunsrik of Brazil
T
Hupde1,900Y1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsHupdeP
Hupde
  
Iapama, Apama200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Ikpeng, Txikao400Y0.25 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsIkpengP
Ikpeng, Txikao
 T
Ingariko1,600Y20.00 %51.00 %5 ChristianityAkawaio   
Ipeka-Tapuia, Pato-Tapuia200Y2.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityCurripaco   
Irantxe400Y2.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Isolados do Alto Jutai200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown   
Isolados do Jandiatuba300Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown   
IsseY0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Italian278,0008.00 %83.00 %4 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Italo-Mulatto12,000Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Itogapuk, Karo100Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKaro   
Jabuti200Y2.50 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Jamamadi1,000Y15.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityJamamadiP
Jamamadi
  
Japanese1,545,00015.00 %63.50 %5 ChristianityJapaneseP
Japanese
  
Jarawara200Y30.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsJamamadiP
Jarawara
  
Javae1,400Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKaraja   
Jenipapo-Kanide300Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Jew, Portuguese Speaking95,000Y0.30 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Jiripanco2,200Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
JumaY0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsJuma   
JuritiY3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWajiara   
Juruna500Y7.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityJuruna   
Kaapor1,500Y6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityKaapor   
Kabixi100Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Kadiweu2,100Y15.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKadiweu   
Kaimbe1,400Y2.00 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Kaingang36,000Y30.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityKaingang   
Kaiwa36,000Y35.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityKaiwa   
Kaixana1,500Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Kalabaca200Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Kalanko300Y0.50 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Kalapalo700Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKuikuro-Kalapalo  T
Kamayura600Y0.60 %60.00 %3 ChristianityKamayura   
Kamba2,300Y2.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Kambeba1,600Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Kambeba
  
Kambiwa3,200Y7.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
KampeY2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Kanamari3,000Y12.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKanamari   
Kaninde1,000Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Kanoe300Y10.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityPortuguese   
Kantarure300Y0.00 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Kapinawa4,000Y7.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
KarafawyanaY15.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsWaiwai   
Karaja3,400Y30.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityKaraja   
Karapana100Y6.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityCarapana   
Karapoto2,400Y0.00 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Karipuna do RondoniaY2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKaripuna   
Kariri100Y5.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityPortuguese   
Karitiana400Y15.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKaritiana   
Karuazu800Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Katawixi300Y5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Katuena500Y0.50 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWaiwai   
Katukina do Rio Bia900Y3.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityKanamari   
Katukina-Jurua400Y5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKatukina, Panoan   
Katukina-Jutai600Y25.00 %50.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Kaxarari300Y2.00 %60.50 %3 ChristianityKaxarari   
Kaxinawa, Cashinahua7,800Y30.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityKashinawaP
Kaxinawa, Cashinahua
  
Kaxixo300Y1.00 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Kaxixo
 T
Kaxuyana1,000Y5.00 %69.00 %4 ChristianityTrio   
Kayabi2,100Y30.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityKayabi   
Kayapo8,600Y35.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityKayapoP
Kayapo
  
Kiriri1,600Y7.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Koiupanka500Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Kokama7,900Y10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Kokama
  
Kokuiregateje2,500Y1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKraho   
Kontanawa200Y20.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Korean47,00020.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityKoreanP
Korean
 T
KoruboY0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Korubo
 T
Kreen-Akarore400Y1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPanara   
Kreje100Y10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Krenak400Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKrenak   
Krikati-Timbira700Y2.00 %35.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKrikati-Timbira   
Kubeo600Y20.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsCubeoP
Kubeo
  
Kujubim100Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPurubora   
Kulina3,900Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKulinaP
Kulina
  
Kulina Pano200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKabatei   
Kuruaya200Y0.00 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
LakondeY1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
LatundeY2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsLatunde   
Macushi30,000Y25.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMacushiP
Macushi
  
MakunaY10.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMacunaP
Makuna
  
Makurap500Y10.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityMakurap   
Mamainde100Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMamainde   
Manchineri1,000Y20.00 %79.80 %5 ChristianityMachinere   
Marinawa500Y20.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityPortugueseP
Marinawa
  
Marubo1,700Y0.40 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMaruboP
Marubo
  
Matipu100Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Matis400Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMatisP
Matis
 T
Matses900Y2.00 %14.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMatsesP
Matses
 T
Mawayana300Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWaiwai   
Maxakali1,700Y15.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityMaxakali   
Mehinaku300Y1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMehinaku   
MekemY1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Mennonites9,30050.00 %89.00 %5 ChristianityPlautdietsch   
Metyktire100Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKayapoP
Metyktire
 T
Miqueleno200Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Miranha1,900Y0.50 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBoraP
Miranha
 T
MiritiY2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTucano   
Morerebi100Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMorerebi  T
Munduruku12,000Y16.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityMunduruku   
Mura11,000Y10.00 %97.00 %4 ChristianityPiraha M
Mura of Brazil
 
Mura-Piraha400Y1.00 %19.80 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPiraha M
Mura-Piraha of Brazil
T
Mynky, Munku100Y15.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsIrantxe   
Nadeb600Y51.00 %51.00 %5 ChristianityNadebP
Nadeb
M
Nadeb of Brazil
T
Nahukwa200Y0.00 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Nambikuara, Southern1,300Y30.00 %69.50 %5 ChristianityNambikuara, Southern   
Nambikwara, Mamainde2,000Y20.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMamaindeP
Nambikwara, Mamainde
  
Naua500Y0.00 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Nukuini500Y0.80 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Ofaye100Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Paiaku200Y0.00 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Pakaas-Novos, Oro-MawinY10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown   
Pakaas-Novos, Orowari2,700Y30.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsPakaasnovos   
Palikur1,600Y16.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityPalikur   
Palmari1,600Y60.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityPaumariP
Palmari
  
Pankara2,900Y20.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Pankarare1,700Y7.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Pankararu8,500Y7.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityPortuguese   
Pankaru100Y1.50 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Pantamona300Y20.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityPatamona   
Papavo200Y0.00 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown  T
Parakana1,000Y2.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsParakanaP
Parakana
M
Parakana of Brazil
T
Paranawat100Y1.00 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Parecis1,800Y5.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityParecis   
Parintintin300Y5.00 %100.00 %4 ChristianityTenharim   
Parintintin-Tenharim1,000Y25.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityTenharim   
Parkateje400Y5.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGaviao, Para   
Pataxo-Hahahae3,900Y5.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Pataxo-Hahahae
  
Pataxo-Hahahae2,900Y4.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityPortuguese   
PaumelenhoY0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Pemon, Taulipang800Y10.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityPemon   
Pipipa900Y20.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Pira-Tapuia1,200Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityPiratapuyo   
Pitaguari3,600Y0.50 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Pokanga200Y40.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityPokanga   
Polish210,0001.00 %87.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Portuguese849,000Y5.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Potiguara17,000Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityPortuguese   
Poyanawa600Y1.00 %69.00 %3 ChristianityPortuguese   
Quilombola1,566,000Y0.10 %55.00 %3 ChristianityPortugueseP
Quilombola
  
Ribeirinhos, Amazon River Pe7,100,000Y10.00 %87.00 %4 ChristianityPortugueseP
Ribeirinhos, Amazon River Peoples
  
Rikbaktsa1,400Y5.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityRikbaktsaP
Rikbaktsa
  
Romani, Brazilian425,000Y7.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityPortuguese   
Romani, Calo828,000Y10.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityCalo  T
Romani, Vlax20,00010.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax
M
Romani, Vlax of Brazil
T
Romanian21,0006.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian143,0002.00 %63.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Sabane200Y1.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityPortuguese   
Sakiriabar100Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Saluma300Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSaluma   
Serb21,0000.30 %83.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Shanenawa700Y0.00 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Shanenawa
 T
SikianaY3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSikiana   
SirianoY5.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Siriano
  
Slovak3,90010.00 %79.00 %4 ChristianitySlovakP
Slovak
  
Spaniard257,0000.80 %95.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Surui do Para400Y1.00 %100.00 %3 ChristianitySurui Do Para   
Surui do Rondonia1,300Y30.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsSuruiP
Surui do Rondonia
  
Suruwaha200Y1.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSuruaha   
Suya400Y2.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianitySuya   
Tabajara3,300Y15.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
Tapayuna200Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSuya   
Tapeba7,000Y2.00 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Tapirape700Y1.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityTapirapeP
Tapirape
  
Tapuia200Y0.00 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Tariano2,100Y0.50 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsTariana   
Taurepang600Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPemon   
TawandeY20.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsSabane   
Tembe1,600Y3.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityTembe   
Tenharim800Y10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTenharimP
Tenharim
  
Terena27,000Y20.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsTerenaP
Terena
  
Ticuna39,000Y15.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityTicunaP
Ticuna
  
Tingui-Boto300Y8.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Tiriyo800Y50.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityTrioP
Tiriyo
  
Tora300Y1.00 %25.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Tremembe3,200Y5.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Truka3,000Y7.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Trumai300Y0.00 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsTrumaiP
Trumai
M
Trumai of Brazil
T
Tsohom-Djapa100Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKanamari   
Tukano6,700Y4.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTucanoP
Tukano
  
Tumbalala1,200Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Tupari500Y11.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsTupari   
Tupinamba6,100Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Tupinikim3,200Y0.40 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
TuriwaraY0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsTuriwara   
Turk6,2000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Tuxa4,200Y0.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Tuxa
  
Tuyuka1,000Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityTuyuca   
Ukrainian33,0005.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Umutina400Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Umutina
  
Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau100Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsUru-Eu-Wau-Wau   
Uru-Pa-In200Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsUru-Pa-In   
Wai-Wai3,100Y20.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityWaiwai   
Waiapi1,100Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWaiwaiP
Waiapi
  
Waimiri-Atroari2,000Y5.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWaimiri-AtroariP
Waimiri-Atroari
  
WakonaY2.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityPortuguese   
Wanano, Guanano600Y2.00 %100.00 %3 ChristianityGuanano   
Wapixana7,800Y20.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityWapishana   
Warekena900Y20.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityGuarequena   
Wassu2,000Y2.00 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Waura400Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWaura   
Wayampi, Amapari600Y15.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityWayampiP
Wayampi, Amapari
M
Wayampi, Amapari of Brazil
T
Wayana500Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityWayana   
WitotoY10.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityWitoto, MuruiP
Witoto
  
Xakriaba9,100Y7.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Xambioa300Y0.00 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese  T
Xavante16,000Y7.50 %60.00 %4 ChristianityXavante   
Xerente3,200Y2.29 %80.00 %4 ChristianityXerente   
Xereu200Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWaiwai   
XetaY1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Xeta
  
Xikrin1,700Y5.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKayapo   
Xipaia200Y0.80 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Xiriana, Guaica1,200Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsLanguage unknown   
Xoco300Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Xokleng3,900Y2.00 %25.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsXokleng   
Xukuru13,000Y1.00 %100.00 %3 ChristianityPortugueseP
Xukuru
  
Xukuru-Kariri3,200Y0.10 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
Yabaana100Y5.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsPortuguese   
YakarawaktaY0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsUru-Eu-Wau-Wau   
Yaminawa1,400Y10.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYaminahuaP
Yaminawa
  
Yanomam19,000Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsYanomami   
Yanomami-Ninam600Y35.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityNinam   
Yanomami-Sanuma700Y25.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianitySanumaP
Yanomami-Sanuma
  
Yanomami-Surima2,200Y10.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYanomamoP
Yanomami-Surima
  
Yanomami-Surima2,400Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsYanomami   
Yaroame400Y2.00 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsYaroame   
Yawalapiti300Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsPortugueseP
Yawalapiti
  
Yawanawa800Y4.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYawanawaP
Yawanawa
  
Yekuana500Y5.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityMaquiritariP
Yekuana
  
Yepa-MahsaY8.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMacuna   
Yuhup, Guariba Maku400Y2.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsYuhup   
Yuhupdeh600Y1.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMacuna   
Zoe200Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsZo'eP
Zoe
M
Zoe of Brazil
T
Zoro600Y11.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsGaviao, Para   
Total People Groups:   320 212,242,000 296     42      94 11 52
Unclassified / Other Individuals 151,000  
UN Country Population (2019) 212,393,000  
Other reported groups:  3  
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Brazil – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 42 13.1 % 119,000 0.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 91 28.4 % 156,000 0.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 23 7.2 % 6,479,000 3.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 80 25.0 % 11,461,000 5.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 84 26.3 % 194,027,000 91.4 %
Totals 320   212,242,000  


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.
Brazil – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Aikana, Tubarao
300


Americans, U.S.
37,000


Amerindian, Detribalized
453,000


Apalai
500


Arab, general
1,412,000


Arapium
11,000


Arara do Para
400


Armenian
47,000


Asheninka, Pichis
1,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua
1,000


Asurini do Xingu
200


Basque
6,300


Brazilian, Mestizo
82,440,000


British
12,000


Canela
2,700


Chinese, general
313,000


Daw
100


Deaf
1,062,000


Deni
1,100


Dutch
11,000


French
18,000


German
585,000


Greek
11,000


Guajajara
23,000


Guarani, Ava
8,600


Guarani, Mbya
7,200


Hungarian
22,000


Hunsrik
3,167,000


Hupde
1,900


Ikpeng, Txikao
400


Italian
278,000


Jamamadi
1,000


Japanese
1,545,000


Jarawara
200


Kambeba
1,600


Kaxinawa, Cashinahua
7,800


Kaxixo
300


Kayapo
8,600


Kokama
7,900


Korean
47,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Korubo
50


Kubeo
600


Kulina
3,900


Macushi
30,000


Makuna
20


Marinawa
500


Marubo
1,700


Matis
400


Matses
900


Metyktire
100


Miranha
1,900


Nadeb
600


Nambikwara, Mamainde
2,000


Palmari
1,600


Parakana
1,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Pataxo-Hahahae
3,900


Polish
210,000


Portuguese
849,000


Quilombola
1,566,000


Ribeirinhos, Amazon River Peoples
7,100,000


Rikbaktsa
1,400


Romani, Vlax
20,000


Romanian
21,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
143,000


Serb
21,000


Shanenawa
700


Siriano
90


Slovak
3,900


Spaniard
257,000


Surui do Rondonia
1,300


Tapirape
700


Tenharim
800


Terena
27,000


Ticuna
39,000


Tiriyo
800


Trumai
300


Tukano
6,700


Turk
6,200


© Copyrighted Photo
Tuxa
4,200


Ukrainian
33,000


Umutina
400


Waiapi
1,100


Waimiri-Atroari
2,000


Wayampi, Amapari
600


Witoto
70


Xeta
70


© Copyrighted Photo
Xukuru
13,000


Yaminawa
1,400


Yanomami-Sanuma
700


Yanomami-Surima
2,200


Yawalapiti
300


Yawanawa
800


Yekuana
500


Zoe
200

Brazil People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Brazil – Languages
(Click headings for sorting )
Definitions:
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Language
(click Language name for details)
Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Aikanatba10Portions
Akawaioake10NT
Amahuacaamc10NT
Amundavaadw10Trans Needed
Apalaiapy10Complete
Apinayeapn10NT
Apurinaapu10NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Arara, Mato Grossoaxg11Unspecified
Arara, Paraaap10Trans Started
Araweteawt10Trans Needed
Armenianhye10Complete
Aruaarx10Unspecified
Asheninka, Pichiscpu10NT
Asheninka, Ucayali-Yuruacpb11NT
Asurini of Xinguasn10Trans Started
Asurini, Tocantinsasu10Portions
Awetiawe10Trans Needed
Bakairibkq10NT
Baniwabwi20NT
Basqueeus10Complete
Boraboa11NT
Bororobor10NT
Brazilian Sign Languagebzs10Portions
Calormq10Portions
Canelaram10NT
Carapanacbc10NT
Caribcar10NT
Chamacococeg10NT
Chiquitanocax10NT
Cinta Largacin10Trans Needed
Cubeocub10NT
Curripacokpc30NT
Dawkwa10Trans Needed
Denidny10Portions
Desanodes10NT
Dutchnld10Complete
Enawene-Naweunk10Trans Needed
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Gaviao do Jiparanagvo10Portions
Gaviao, Paragvp30Trans Started
Greekell10Complete
Guajagvj10Trans Started
Guajajaragub10Complete
Guananogvc10NT
Guarani, Avanhd10Complete
Guarani, Mbyagun10Complete
Guarequenagae10Unspecified
Himarimahir10Trans Needed
Hixkaryanahix10NT
Hungarianhun10Complete
Hunsrikhrx10Trans Started
Hupdejup10Trans Needed
Iatefun10Portions
Ikpengtxi10Trans Needed
Irantxeirn10Unspecified
Italianita10Complete
Jamamadijaa20NT
Japanesejpn10Complete
Jumajua11Portions
Jurunajur10Trans Needed
Kaaporurb10NT
Kabateixkp11Unspecified
Kadiweukbc10NT
Kaingangkgp10NT
Kaiwakgk10NT
Kamayurakay10Trans Started
Kanamariknm30Trans Started
Karajakpj20NT
Karipunakuq10Unspecified
Karipuna Creole Frenchkmv10Portions
Karitianaktn10Portions
Karoarr20Trans Started
Kashinawacbs10NT
Katukina, Panoanknt10Trans Started
Kaxarariktx10Trans Started
Kayabikyz10NT
Kayapotxu31NT
Koreankor10Complete
Krahoxra10Trans Needed
Krenakkqq10Unspecified
Krikati-Timbiraxri10NT
Kuikuro-Kalapalokui11Portions
Kulinacul10NT
Kwazaxwa10Unspecified
Language unknownxxx84Unspecified
Latundeltn10Unspecified
Machinerempd10NT
Macunamyy30NT
Macushimbc10NT
Makurapmpu10Unspecified
Mamaindewmd20Portions
Maquiritarimch10NT
Marubomzr10Trans Started
Matismpq11Trans Needed
Matsesmcf10NT
Maxakalimbl10NT
Mehinakummh10Trans Started
Morerebixmo11Trans Needed
Mundurukumyu10NT
Nadebmbj10NT
Nambikuara, Southernnab20NT
Nhengatuyrl10NT
Ninamshb10Portions
Pakaasnovospav10NT
Palikurplu10NT
Panarakre10Trans Started
Parakanapak10Portions
Parecispab10NT
Patamonapbc10NT
Paumaripad10NT
Pemonaoc20Portions
Pirahamyp20Portions
Piratapuyopir10NT
Plautdietschpdt10Complete
Pokangapok10Unspecified
Polishpol10Complete
Portuguesepor10722Complete
Puruborapur11Unspecified
Rikbaktsarkb10NT
Romani, Vlaxrmy10NT
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Sabanesae10Unspecified
Salumaslj10Unspecified
Sanumaxsu10NT
Satere-Mawemav10NT
Serbiansrp10Complete
Sharanahuamcd10NT
Sikianasik10Unspecified
Slovakslk10Complete
Spanishspa10Complete
Suruahaswx10Trans Needed
Suruisru10Portions
Surui Do Paramdz10Unspecified
Suyasuy20Portions
Tapirapetaf10Trans Started
Tarianatae10Unspecified
Tembetqb10NT
Tenharimpah40NT
Terenater10NT
Ticunatca10Complete
Triotri20NT
Trumaitpy11Unspecified
Tucanotuo40NT
Tuparitpr20Unspecified
Turiwaratwt11Unspecified
Turkishtur11Complete
Tuyucatue10NT
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Uru-Eu-Wau-Wauurz21Trans Needed
Uru-Pa-Inurp10Trans Needed
Waimahabao10NT
Waimiri-Atroariatr10Trans Needed
Waiwaiwaw60Complete
Wajiarayui10Portions
Wapishanawap10NT
Waurawau10Portions
Wayampioym10NT
Wayanaway10NT
Witoto, Muruihuu10NT
Xavantexav10NT
Xerentexer10NT
Xoklengxok10Trans Started
Yaminahuayaa10NT
Yanomamiwca20Portions
Yanomamoguu10NT
Yaroameyro11Trans Needed
Yawanawaywn10Trans Needed
Yuhupyab10Trans Needed
Zo'epto11Trans Started
Totals: 172 320 42   115 58 62 124 18
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Brazil – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 24.6 %
(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.
Brazil – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Brazil. Ministries in the Brazil section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the America, Latin 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 Brazil   Ministries in America, Latin
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Country Level Ministries Size
Abundant Life Association, Inc.Medium
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Action International MinistriesMedium
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l MinistriesMedium
AMG InternationalLarge
Apostolic Christian Church Foundation, Missionary CommitteeMedium
Apostolic Team Ministries, InternationalSmall
Artists in Christian TestimonyMedium
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World MissionsMedium
Avant MinistriesMedium
Baptist International OutreachMedium
Bethany International MinistriesMedium
BMS World MissionMedium
Brazil Gospel Fellowship MissionMedium
Calvary InternationalMedium
Canadian Baptist International MinistriesMedium
Christian Brethren AssembliesLarge
Christian Ministries InternationalSmall
Church of God, Anderson, IndianaMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Churches of God, General ConferenceMedium
CMF InternationalMedium
Compassion InternationalLarge
ConvergeMedium
Crossover CommunicationsSmall
CrossWorldMedium
Elim FellowshipMedium
Emmanuel International MissionSmall
Encompass World PartnersMedium
Equip, IncorporatedMedium
Evangelical Baptist MissionsMedium
Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMedium
Fellowship International MissionMedium
Food for the HungryMedium
Foursquare Missions InternationalMedium
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Free Will BaptistMedium
Global Outreach InternationalMedium
Global Outreach MissionMedium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World MissionsMedium
Go Ye FellowshipMedium
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Greater Grace World Outreach MissionsMedium
Harvest FoundationSmall
InterAct - Evangeliska FrikyrkanMedium
International Gospel OutreachMedium
International Pentecostal Church of ChristSmall
International Street Kids Outreach MinistriesMedium
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Janz Team Ministries USASmall
Jews for JesusMedium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and MissionsSmall
Latin American Indian MinistriesSmall
Latin LinkMedium
LifeWindMedium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission)Medium
Literacy and Evangelism InternationalSmall
Macedonian World Baptist MissionsMedium
Ministries in ActionSmall
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
New Life Advance InternationalSmall
New Mission Systems InternationalMedium
New Tribes MissionLarge
North American Baptist ConferenceMedium
Norwegian Mission AllianceMedium
OC InternationalMedium
Open Doors InternationalMedium
Overland MissionsSmall
Pentecostal Assemblies of CanadaMedium
Pioneer Bible TranslatorsMedium
Presbyterian Mission InternationalSmall
Project AmaZonSmall
Reformed Episcopal Board of Foreign MissionsSmall
Remnant MinistriesSmall
Ripe for Harvest IncorporatedMedium
Seed InternationalSmall
South American MissionMedium
South American Mission SocietyMedium
Sowers InternationalSmall
Tear NetherlandsSmall
TearFund BelgiumSmall
TearFund UKLarge
Teen Missions InternationalMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
Things To Come MissionMedium
UFM WorldwideMedium
Walk Thru the Bible MinistriesMedium
White FieldsMedium
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, World MissionsSmall
World Baptist Fellowship Mission AgencyMedium
World HorizonsMedium
World Partners USAMedium
World VentureMedium
World-Wide MissionsMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  95
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
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
Galcom InternationalSmall
Global ActionSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Intervarsity Christian FellowshipMedium
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
Ministries Listed:  32
Data Sources
 
People Selector:
Brazil – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 212,242,000
Percent Urbanization 87 %
Total People Groups 320
Unreached People Groups 42
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Portuguese
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 89.5%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 24.6%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.754 (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.
 
Prayer Cards
All
Unreached
Maps
Indian Tribes of Brazil Map (Source: SEPAL)
Language Map (Ethnologue)
Ethnolinguistic Map (Univ of Texas)
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
 
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