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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Abnaki-Penobscot2,700Y3.00 %97.00 %4 ChristianityFrench   
Acadian, Cajun29,000Y1.20 %97.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
Acadian, Cajun
  
African-Americans133,000Y20.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
African-Americans
  
Afrikaner10,00022.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianityAfrikaansP
Afrikaner
  
Afro-Antiguan1,50015.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Afro-Caribbean, other110,00020.00 %91.70 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Afro-Grenadian7,60020.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityGrenadian Creole English   
Afro-Guyanese36,00022.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityGuyanese Creole EnglishP
Afro-Guyanese
  
Afro-Vincentian5,50032.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityVincentian Creole English   
Akan60025.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAkanP
Akan
  
Albanian2,0000.20 %32.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, GhegP
Albanian
  
Albanian, general24,0001.30 %48.00 %2 ChristianityAlbanian, Tosk   
Algerian, Arabic-speaking37,0000.90 %1.00 %1 IslamArabic, Algerian SpokenP
Algerian, Arabic-speaking
 T
Algonquin7,100Y6.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityAlgonquin   
Americans, U.S.331,00029.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Amerindian, Detribalized146,000Y20.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Amerindian, Detribalized
  
Amhara, Ethiopian8006.00 %77.00 %4 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Canada
T
Amish18,0003.00 %99.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, PennsylvaniaP
Amish
  
Anglo-Australian4,60013.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Australian
  
Anglo-Canadian16,600,000Y10.50 %80.40 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Canadian
  
Anglo-New Zealander1,60017.00 %76.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-New Zealander
  
Antiguan, mixed1,40023.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianityAntigua and Barbuda Creole English   
Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken78,0000.80 %1.90 %1 IslamArabic, Gulf SpokenP
Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken
M
Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken of Canada
T
Arab, Egyptian45,0004.50 %60.00 %4 ChristianityArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi38,0000.10 %0.20 %1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Canada
T
Arab, Jordanian5,6000.30 %3.00 %1 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Jordanian
M
Arab, Jordanian of Canada
T
Arab, Lebanese119,0001.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arab, Libyan3,9000.10 %0.20 %1 IslamArabic, Libyan SpokenP
Arab, Libyan
 T
Arab, Northern Yemeni1,7000.00 %0.40 %1 IslamArabic, Sanaani SpokenP
Arab, Northern Yemeni
 T
Arab, Palestinian19,0005.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Palestinian
M
Arab, Palestinian of Canada
T
Arab, Saudi - Najdi5,6000.20 %0.30 %1 IslamArabic, Najdi SpokenP
Arab, Saudi - Najdi
 T
Arab, Sudanese13,0000.50 %3.00 %1 IslamArabic, Sudanese SpokenP
Arab, Sudanese
M
Arab, Sudanese of Canada
T
Arab, Syrian18,0000.20 %7.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Canada
 
Arab, Tunisian10,0000.00 %0.10 %1 IslamArabic, Tunisian SpokenP
Arab, Tunisian
 T
Arab-Middle Eastern, general66,0003.50 %37.00 %4 IslamEnglishP
Arab-Middle Eastern, general
  
Argentinian, White4,2009.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Argentinian, White
  
Armenian32,0005.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Assiniboin3,000Y17.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityAssiniboine   
Assyrian7,4003.00 %100.00 %4 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Atikamek6,400Y7.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityAtikamekw   
Austrian, Bavarian24,0000.50 %90.00 %3 ChristianityBavarian   
Azerbaijani2,1000.00 %0.30 %1 IslamAzerbaijani, SouthP
Azerbaijani
M
Azerbaijani of Canada
T
Babine3,500Y10.00 %97.00 %4 ChristianityBabine   
Baganda2,40021.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityGandaP
Baganda
  
Baggara, Shuwa Arab7000.50 %4.00 %1 IslamArabic, Chadian SpokenP
Baggara, Shuwa Arab
M
Baggara, Shuwa Arab of Canada
T
Bahamian60031.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Bambara7001.60 %4.00 %1 IslamBamanankanP
Bambara
 T
Barbadian12,00024.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Barbadian
  
Basque8000.50 %91.00 %3 ChristianityBasqueP
Basque
  
Baule3,60025.00 %56.00 %5 ChristianityBaouleP
Baule
  
Beaver, Tsattine1,600Y15.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityBeaver   
Belarusian5,3001.00 %77.00 %3 ChristianityBelarusianP
Belarusian
  
Bella Coola1,700Y10.00 %98.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Bemba80032.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityBembaP
Bemba
  
Berber, Kabyle17,0002.00 %4.00 %1 IslamKabyleP
Berber, Kabyle
 T
Black African, general342,00025.00 %74.00 %5 ChristianitySwahili   
Blackfoot18,000Y25.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityBlackfoot   
Bolivian, Mestizo1,80016.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySpanish   
Bosniak15,0000.01 %0.03 %1 IslamBosnianP
Bosniak
 T
Brazilian, general8,00026.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityPortugueseP
Brazilian, general
  
British654,00012.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
British, Scottish1,1008.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Brunei Malay5,0000.20 %0.70 %1 IslamBruneiP
Brunei Malay
 T
Bulgarian19,0001.20 %79.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
 T
Burmese4,2000.05 %0.11 %1 BuddhismBurmeseP
Burmese
 T
Cameroonian Creole, Detribal8,70015.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityFrench   
Cape Verdean4,0008.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityKabuverdianuP
Cape Verdean
  
Caribbean, other15,00014.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Carrier1,700Y19.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityCarrier   
Carrier, Southern2,100Y19.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityCarrier, Southern   
Cayuga3,800Y10.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityCayuga   
Cebuano20,00016.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityCebuanoP
Cebuano
  
Chilcotin4,500Y20.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityChilcotin   
Chilean18,00018.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Chilean
  
Chinese, general1,257,0008.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Chinook Wawa100Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Chipewyan13,000Y25.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityDene   
Colombian58,0008.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Colombian
  
Comox2,000Y20.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityComox   
Costa Rican2,50014.80 %93.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Costa Rican
  
Cree, Eastern Inland9,200Y25.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityCree, Southern EastP
Cree, Eastern Inland
  
Cree, French700Y3.00 %97.00 %4 ChristianityMichif   
Cree, Moose7,500Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityCree, Moose   
Cree, Northern East6,700Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityCree, Northern East   
Cree, Plains80,000Y10.00 %97.00 %4 ChristianityCree, PlainsP
Cree, Plains
M
Cree, Plains of Canada
T
Cree, Swampy7,500Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityCree, Swampy   
Cree, Woods80,000Y15.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityCree, Woods   
Croat54,0000.80 %91.00 %3 ChristianityCroatianP
Croat
 T
Cuban7,2008.80 %68.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Cuban
  
Cypriots, Greek1,3001.50 %89.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Cypriots, Greek
  
Czech23,0000.80 %28.00 %2 Non-ReligiousCzechP
Czech
  
Dakota, Sioux1,300Y20.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityDakota   
Danish33,0005.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityDanishP
Danish
  
Deaf75,000Y72.07 %3 ChristianityAmerican Sign Language   
Dinka, Southeastern2,10019.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityDinka, SoutheasternP
Dinka, Southeastern
  
Ditidaht1,000Y3.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Dogrib3,900Y15.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTlichoP
Dogrib
  
Dominicans7,80017.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Dominicans
  
Dutch299,0005.00 %51.00 %4 ChristianityDutchP
Dutch
  
Ecuadorian12,0008.50 %93.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Ecuadorian
  
Eskimo, North Alaskan7,500Y35.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityInupiatun, North AlaskanP
Eskimo, North Alaskan
  
Eskimo, Western Canadian400Y35.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Estonian7,0005.00 %45.00 %4 Non-ReligiousEstonian, StandardP
Estonian
  
European, general149,0009.00 %67.80 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Ewe2,00016.00 %82.00 %5 ChristianityEweP
Ewe
  
Fijian9,30025.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityFijianP
Fijian
  
Filipino, Tagalog526,00018.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Finnish28,00014.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityFinnishP
Finnish
 T
Flemish9,2001.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityVlaamsP
Flemish
  
Fon1,30015.50 %62.00 %5 ChristianityFonP
Fon
  
French-Canadian7,853,000Y0.80 %75.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French-Canadian
M
French-Canadian of Canada
T
Frisian9003.00 %84.00 %4 ChristianityFrisian   
Fula Jalon3,5000.00 %0.01 %1 IslamPularP
Fula Jalon
 T
Fulfulde, Borgu7000.30 %1.40 %1 IslamFulfulde, BorguP
Fulfulde, Borgu
 T
Georgian8001.80 %94.00 %3 ChristianityGeorgianP
Georgian
 T
German592,0003.80 %78.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
German Swiss27,0004.40 %88.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, SwissP
German Swiss
  
Gitxsan7,900Y10.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityGitxsan   
Goanese1,7002.00 %91.00 %3 ChristianityKonkani, Goan M
Goanese of Canada
 
Greek147,0000.60 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Guatemalan White12,00024.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianitySpanish   
Gujarati2,6000.10 %0.90 %1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Canada
T
Gwich'in, Kutchin2,200Y5.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityGwich'in   
Haida4,700Y10.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Haisla1,700Y6.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityHaisla   
Haitian113,00022.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityHaitian CreoleP
Haitian
  
Halkomelem21,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityHalkomelem   
Han Chinese, Hakka5,8002.00 %2.10 %1 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
 T
Han Chinese, Min Nan14,0004.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Min Nan
  
Han Chinese, Wu13,0007.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, WuP
Han Chinese, Wu
  
Han, Moosehide3003.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Heiltsuk2,600Y15.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianityHeiltsuk   
Hiligaynon6,90014.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityHiligaynonP
Hiligaynon
  
Hindi276,0000.26 %0.90 %1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi
 T
Hmong Daw6003.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHmong DawP
Hmong Daw
  
Honduran4,80023.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianitySpanish   
Hungarian84,0004.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityHungarianP
Hungarian
  
Hutterite38,000Y20.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityHutterischP
Hutterite
  
Hutu, Rundi4,70028.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityRundi   
Hutu, Rwandese5,10021.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityKinyarwandaP
Hutu, Rwandese
  
Icelander9,5004.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityIcelandic   
Igbo1,90033.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityIgboP
Igbo
  
Ilocano20,00015.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityIlocano   
Indonesian4,2009.00 %15.00 %4 IslamIndonesianP
Indonesian
  
Inuit44,000Y1.50 %55.00 %3 ChristianityInuinnaqtun  T
Inuit, Eastern Canadian36,000Y20.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityInuktitut, Eastern Canadian   
Irish499,0002.00 %91.00 %3 ChristianityEnglish   
Irish, Gaelic-speaking7,9001.00 %93.00 %3 ChristianityIrish   
Italian728,0001.30 %83.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Italian, Sicilian1,4001.40 %75.00 %3 ChristianitySicilianP
Italian, Sicilian
  
Jamaicans148,00027.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityJamaican Creole EnglishP
Jamaicans
M
Jamaicans of Canada
 
Japanese57,0000.80 %3.00 %1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
 T
Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speakin14,0001.50 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsYiddish, EasternP
Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speaking
 T
Jew, English-speaking383,000Y0.00 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsEnglishP
Jew, English-speaking
 T
Jew, Israeli2,8000.25 %0.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsHebrewP
Jew, Israeli
 T
Kashubian10,0001.00 %91.00 %3 ChristianityKashubian   
Kaska600Y15.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityKaska   
Kazakh1,0000.15 %0.20 %1 IslamKazakhP
Kazakh
 T
Khmer22,0000.60 %1.00 %1 BuddhismKhmerP
Khmer
 T
Kikuyu4,50055.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityGikuyuP
Kikuyu
  
Kongo, Tuba21,00016.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKituba   
Korean160,00035.00 %61.00 %5 ChristianityKoreanP
Korean
 T
Kpelle, Liberia1,20017.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKpelle, LiberiaP
Kpelle, Liberia
  
Kurd, Kurmanji7,3000.00 %0.10 %1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
 T
Kutenai1,200Y2.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityKutenai   
Kwakiutl7,900Y15.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKwakwala   
Kyrgyz1,5000.15 %0.20 %1 IslamKyrgyzP
Kyrgyz
M
Kyrgyz of Canada
T
Lakota2,600Y2.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityLakotaP
Lakota
  
Lao13,0003.00 %5.00 %4 BuddhismLaoP
Lao
  
Latin American, general296,00015.00 %91.70 %5 ChristianitySpanish   
Latvian7,60010.00 %99.00 %4 ChristianityLatvian, StandardP
Latvian
  
Lillooet6,900Y14.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityLillooet   
Lingala3,50026.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityLingalaP
Lingala
  
Lithuanian11,0001.60 %85.00 %3 ChristianityLithuanianP
Lithuanian
  
Macedonian18,0000.40 %91.00 %3 ChristianityMacedonianP
Macedonian
 T
Malagasy1,5001.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityMalagasy, Plateau   
Malay2,6000.10 %0.11 %1 IslamMalayP
Malay
M
Malay of Canada
T
Malayali19,0002.00 %6.00 %2 HinduismMalayalamP
Malayali
M
Malayali of Canada
 
Maltese13,0001.20 %97.50 %3 ChristianityMalteseP
Maltese
 T
Manx300Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Mauritian2,7003.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityMorisyen   
Maya, Yucatan1,10050.00 %89.00 %5 ChristianityMaya, YucatecP
Maya, Yucatan
  
Mende1,1005.00 %11.00 %4 IslamMendeP
Mende
  
Mennonites128,000Y40.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityPlautdietschP
Mennonites
  
Mexican46,0008.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Mexican
  
Micmac18,000Y12.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityMi'kmaqP
Micmac
  
Mohawk30,000Y12.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityMohawk   
Moldavian4,0003.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Moldavian
  
Mongol, Khalka1,6001.10 %1.50 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMongolian, HalhP
Mongol, Khalka
M
Mongol, Khalka of Canada
T
Montagnais13,000Y20.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityInnu   
Montenegrin8000.80 %80.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Montenegrin
  
Montserratans20023.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityAntigua and Barbuda Creole English   
Moroccan, Arabic-speaking50,0000.03 %0.13 %1 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokenP
Moroccan, Arabic-speaking
 T
Mossi1,00013.00 %29.00 %5 IslamMooreP
Mossi
  
Munsee500Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Naskapi700Y15.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityNaskapi   
Nass-Gitksian5,600Y20.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityNisga'a   
Nepali, general8,2002.00 %4.00 %1 HinduismNepaliP
Nepali, general
M
Nepali, general of Canada
T
Nicaraguan, Mestizo6,60026.00 %91.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Nicaraguan, Mestizo
  
North African, general47,0000.30 %0.50 %1 IslamEnglish  T
Norwegian46,00011.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityNorwegianP
Norwegian
  
Nuu Chah Nulth, Nootka8,000Y4.60 %92.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Ojibwa, Central9,000Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityOjibwa, Central   
Ojibwa, Eastern32,000Y20.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityOjibwa, Eastern   
Ojibwa, Northwestern24,000Y25.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityOjibwa, NorthwesternP
Ojibwa, Northwestern
  
Ojibwa, Severn11,000Y10.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityOji-Cree   
Ojibwa, Western75,000Y25.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityOjibwa, Western   
Okanagon5,400Y10.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityOkanagan   
Oneida3,500Y10.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityOneida   
OnondagaY25.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityOnondaga   
Oromo, Tulema / Selale1,20012.00 %72.00 %5 ChristianityOromo, West CentralP
Oromo, Tulema / Selale
  
Ottawa67,000Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityOttawa   
Pampango4,10014.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKapampangan   
Panamanian, Mestizo1,10019.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Panamanian, Mestizo
  
Paraguayan, Guarani-speaking9006.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityGuarani, ParaguayanP
Paraguayan, Guarani-speaking
  
Parsee7,6000.15 %0.20 %1 Other / SmallParsiP
Parsee
M
Parsee of Canada
T
Part-Indian, Metis391,000Y15.00 %73.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Pashtun, Northern1,4000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun, Northern
M
Pashtun, Northern of Canada
T
Passamaquoddy, Malecite2,300Y25.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityMalecite-Passamaquoddy   
Persian136,00010.00 %13.00 %4 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Peruvian18,00012.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Peruvian
  
Polish254,0000.60 %91.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Portuguese260,0004.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Potawatomi5,500Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityPotawatomi   
Punjabi512,0001.50 %2.50 %1 Other / SmallPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
M
Punjabi of Canada
T
Romani, Romanichal3,900Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish  T
Romani, Sinte1,10015.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityRomani, SinteP
Romani, Sinte
 T
Romani, Vlax80015.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityRomani, VlaxP
Romani, Vlax
M
Romani, Vlax of Canada
T
Romanian86,0005.40 %81.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian111,0001.20 %70.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Saint Lucian3,40014.00 %89.00 %5 ChristianitySaint Lucian Creole French   
Salvadorians44,00032.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Salvadorians
  
Sarsi2,400Y10.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Sechelt1,200Y10.00 %89.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Sekani1,500Y10.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Seneca900Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianitySeneca   
Serb49,0000.20 %85.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Seychellese Creole6006.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianitySeychelles Creole FrenchP
Seychellese Creole
  
Shona-Karanga4,50030.00 %81.00 %5 ChristianityShonaP
Shona-Karanga
  
Shuswap10,000Y10.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityShuswap   
Sinhalese5,1001.50 %2.80 %1 BuddhismSinhalaP
Sinhalese
 T
Slave, Tinne4,600Y3.00 %96.00 %4 ChristianitySlavey, South   
Slavey, Northern2,000Y3.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianitySlavey, North   
Slovak20,0002.50 %80.00 %4 ChristianitySlovakP
Slovak
  
Slovene14,0000.50 %95.00 %3 ChristianitySloveneP
Slovene
  
Somali41,0000.07 %0.07 %1 IslamSomaliP
Somali
 T
South Asian, Bengali-speakin15,0000.30 %1.20 %1 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-speaking
 T
South Asian, general206,0007.00 %28.00 %4 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
  
Spaniard69,0000.70 %95.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Squamish4,200Y3.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Stoney4,500Y30.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityStoney   
Straits Salish3,200Y20.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
Sukuma1,80011.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsSukumaP
Sukuma
  
Swedish27,0008.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianitySwedishP
Swedish
  
Tagish600Y10.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Tahltan2,600Y10.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityTahltan   
Tajik1,0000.03 %0.04 %1 IslamTajikP
Tajik
M
Tajik of Canada
T
Tamil (Hindu traditions)27,0006.00 %20.00 %4 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
  
Tatar7000.30 %1.20 %1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
 T
Thai6,5000.20 %0.70 %1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai
 T
Thompson, Ntlakyapamuk6,400Y10.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityThompson   
Tibetan5,5000.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismTibetan, CentralP
Tibetan
M
Tibetan of Canada
T
Tigray, Tigrinya5009.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityTigrignaP
Tigray, Tigrinya
 T
Tigre, Eritrean12,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamTigreP
Tigre, Eritrean
 T
Tlingit400Y20.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityTlingit M
Tlingit of Canada
 
Trinidadian26,00020.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Trinidadian
  
Tsimshian7,100Y15.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityTsimshian   
Turk28,0000.40 %1.00 %1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Tutchone, Northern1,300Y10.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityTutchone, Northern   
Tutchone, Southern1,800Y10.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityTutchone, Southern   
Ukrainian287,0004.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
 T
Upper TananaY10.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityTanana, Upper   
Urdu207,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
 T
Uruguayan, White1,9007.00 %69.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Uruguayan, White
  
Uyghur8000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamUyghurP
Uyghur
 T
Uzbek, Northern1,2000.04 %0.05 %1 IslamUzbek, NorthernP
Uzbek, Northern
 T
Venezualan7,10010.80 %87.00 %5 ChristianitySpanish   
Vietnamese163,0003.00 %25.00 %4 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
  
Welsh30,0007.00 %64.00 %4 ChristianityWelshP
Welsh
 T
Wolof2,0000.30 %2.00 %1 IslamWolofP
Wolof
M
Wolof of Canada
T
Wyandot, Huron1,700Y10.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityEnglish   
Yoruba3,50016.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba
  
Yugoslav former, general76,0000.50 %60.00 %3 ChristianitySerbian   
Total People Groups:   283 37,718,000 89     50      174 27 74
Unclassified / Other Individuals 24,000  
UN Country Population (2020) 37,742,000  
Other reported groups:  13  
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Canada – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 50 17.7 % 1,971,000 5.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 5 1.8 % 86,000 0.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 33 11.7 % 10,251,000 27.2 %
  4 - Partially reached 88 31.1 % 4,385,000 11.6 %
  5 - Significantly reached 107 37.8 % 21,026,000 55.7 %
Totals 283   37,718,000  


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

Acadian, Cajun
29,000


African-Americans
133,000


Afrikaner
10,000


Afro-Guyanese
36,000


Akan
600


© Copyrighted Photo
Albanian
2,000


Algerian, Arabic-speaking
37,000


Americans, U.S.
331,000


Amerindian, Detribalized
146,000


Amhara, Ethiopian
800


Amish
18,000


Anglo-Australian
4,600


Anglo-Canadian
16,600,000


Anglo-New Zealander
1,600


Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken
78,000


Arab, Egyptian
45,000


Arab, Iraqi
38,000


Arab, Jordanian
5,600


Arab, Lebanese
119,000


Arab, Libyan
3,900


Arab, Northern Yemeni
1,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Palestinian
19,000


Arab, Saudi - Najdi
5,600


Arab, Sudanese
13,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Syrian
18,000


Arab, Tunisian
10,000


Arab-Middle Eastern, general
66,000


Argentinian, White
4,200


Armenian
32,000


Assyrian
7,400


Azerbaijani
2,100


Baganda
2,400


Baggara, Shuwa Arab
700


© Copyrighted Photo
Bambara
700


Barbadian
12,000


Basque
800


Baule
3,600


Belarusian
5,300


Bemba
800


Berber, Kabyle
17,000


Bosniak
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Brazilian, general
8,000


British
654,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Brunei Malay
5,000


Bulgarian
19,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Burmese
4,200


Cape Verdean
4,000


Cebuano
20,000


Chilean
18,000


Chinese, general
1,257,000


Colombian
58,000


Costa Rican
2,500


Cree, Eastern Inland
9,200


Cree, Plains
80,000


Croat
54,000


Cuban
7,200


Cypriots, Greek
1,300


Czech
23,000


Danish
33,000


Dinka, Southeastern
2,100


Dogrib
3,900


Dominicans
7,800


Dutch
299,000


Ecuadorian
12,000


Eskimo, North Alaskan
7,500


Estonian
7,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Ewe
2,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Fijian
9,300


Filipino, Tagalog
526,000


Finnish
28,000


Flemish
9,200


Fon
1,300


French-Canadian
7,853,000


Fula Jalon
3,500


Fulfulde, Borgu
700


Georgian
800


German
592,000


German Swiss
27,000


Greek
147,000


Gujarati
2,600


Haitian
113,000


Han Chinese, Hakka
5,800


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Min Nan
14,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Wu
13,000


Hiligaynon
6,900


Hindi
276,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Hmong Daw
600


Hungarian
84,000


Hutterite
38,000


Hutu, Rwandese
5,100


Igbo
1,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Indonesian
4,200


Italian
728,000


Italian, Sicilian
1,400


Jamaicans
148,000


Japanese
57,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speaking
14,000


Jew, English-speaking
383,000


Jew, Israeli
2,800


Kazakh
1,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Khmer
22,000


Kikuyu
4,500


Korean
160,000


Kpelle, Liberia
1,200


Kurd, Kurmanji
7,300


Kyrgyz
1,500


Lakota
2,600


Lao
13,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Latvian
7,600


Lingala
3,500


Lithuanian
11,000


Macedonian
18,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Malay
2,600


© Copyrighted Photo
Malayali
19,000


Maltese
13,000


Maya, Yucatan
1,100


Mende
1,100


Mennonites
128,000


Mexican
46,000


Micmac
18,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Moldavian
4,000


Mongol, Khalka
1,600


Montenegrin
800


Moroccan, Arabic-speaking
50,000


Mossi
1,000


Nepali, general
8,200


Nicaraguan, Mestizo
6,600


Norwegian
46,000


Ojibwa, Northwestern
24,000


Oromo, Tulema / Selale
1,200


Panamanian, Mestizo
1,100


Paraguayan, Guarani-speaking
900


© Copyrighted Photo
Parsee
7,600


Pashtun, Northern
1,400


Persian
136,000


Peruvian
18,000


Polish
254,000


Portuguese
260,000


Punjabi
512,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Romani, Sinte
1,100


Romani, Vlax
800


Romanian
86,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Russian
111,000


Salvadorians
44,000


Serb
49,000


Seychellese Creole
600


Shona-Karanga
4,500


Sinhalese
5,100


Slovak
20,000


Slovene
14,000


Somali
41,000


South Asian, Bengali-speaking
15,000


South Asian, general
206,000


Spaniard
69,000


Sukuma
1,800


Swedish
27,000


Tajik
1,000


Tamil (Hindu traditions)
27,000


Tatar
700


© Copyrighted Photo
Thai
6,500


Tibetan
5,500


Tigray, Tigrinya
500


Tigre, Eritrean
12,000


Trinidadian
26,000


Turk
28,000


Ukrainian
287,000


Urdu
207,000


Uruguayan, White
1,900


Uyghur
800


Uzbek, Northern
1,200


© Copyrighted Photo
Vietnamese
163,000


Welsh
30,000


Wolof
2,000


Yoruba
3,500

Canada People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Canada – 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
Afrikaansafr10Complete
Akanaka10Complete
Albanian, Ghegaln10NT
Albanian, Toskals10NT
Algonquinalq10NT
American Sign Languagease10NT
Amharicamh10Complete
Antigua and Barbuda Creole Englishaig20Portions
Arabic, Algerian Spokenarq11NT
Arabic, Chadian Spokenshu11Complete
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Gulf Spokenafb11Portions
Arabic, Libyan Spokenayl11Portions
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11NT
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11NT
Arabic, Najdi Spokenars11Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc20Portions
Arabic, Sanaani Spokenayn11Trans Needed
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp21Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spokenapd11NT
Arabic, Tunisian Spokenaeb11NT
Armenianhye10Complete
Assiniboineasb10Unspecified
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Atikamekwatj10NT
Azerbaijani, Southazb11Complete
Babinebcr10Portions
Bamanankanbam11Complete
Baoulebci10Complete
Basqueeus10Complete
Bavarianbar10Complete
Beaverbea10Portions
Belarusianbel10Complete
Bembabem10Complete
Bengaliben11Complete
Blackfootbla10Portions
Bosnianbos11Complete
Bruneikxd11Trans Needed
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Burmesemya11Complete
Carriercrx10NT
Carrier, Southerncaf10NT
Cayugacay10Unspecified
Cebuanoceb10Complete
Chilcotinclc10Portions
Chinese, Hakkahak11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Chinese, Min Nannan10Complete
Chinese, Wuwuu10Complete
Comoxcoo10Unspecified
Cree, Moosecrm10NT
Cree, Northern Eastcrl10NT
Cree, Plainscrk10Complete
Cree, Southern Eastcrj10NT
Cree, Swampycsw10NT
Cree, Woodscwd10NT
Croatianhrv10Complete
Czechces10Complete
Dakotadak10Complete
Danishdan10Complete
Denechp10NT
Dinka, Southeasterndks10NT
Dutchnld10Complete
Englisheng372Complete
Estonian, Standardekk10Complete
Eweewe10Complete
Fijianfij10Complete
Finnishfin10Complete
Fonfon10Complete
Frenchfra40Complete
Frisianfry10Complete
Fulfulde, Borgufue11NT
Gandalug10Complete
Georgiankat10Complete
German, Pennsylvaniapdc10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
German, Swissgsw10Complete
Gikuyukik10Complete
Gitxsangit10Portions
Greekell20Complete
Grenadian Creole Englishgcl10Trans Needed
Guarani, Paraguayangug10Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Guyanese Creole Englishgyn10Portions
Gwich'ingwi10Complete
Haislahas10Unspecified
Haitian Creolehat10Complete
Halkomelemhur10Unspecified
Hebrewheb11NT
Heiltsukhei10Unspecified
Hiligaynonhil10Complete
Hindihin21Complete
Hmong Dawmww10Complete
Hungarianhun10Complete
Hutterischgeh10Portions
Icelandicisl10Complete
Igboibo10Complete
Ilocanoilo10Complete
Indonesianind10Complete
Innumoe10NT
Inuinnaqtunikt10Portions
Inuktitut, Eastern Canadianike10Complete
Inupiatun, North Alaskanesi10NT
Irishgle10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Jamaican Creole Englishjam10NT
Japanesejpn11Complete
Kabuverdianukea10Portions
Kabylekab11Complete
Kapampanganpam10Complete
Kashubiancsb10NT
Kaskakkz10Unspecified
Kazakhkaz11Complete
Khmerkhm11Complete
Kinyarwandakin10Complete
Kitubaktu10Complete
Konkani, Goangom10Complete
Koreankor10Complete
Kpelle, Liberiaxpe10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Kutenaikut10Unspecified
Kwakwalakwk10Portions
Kyrgyzkir11Complete
Lakotalkt10Portions
Laolao10Complete
Latvian, Standardlvs10Complete
Lillooetlil10Unspecified
Lingalalin10Complete
Lithuanianlit10Complete
Macedonianmkd10Complete
Malagasy, Plateauplt10Complete
Malayzlm11Complete
Malayalammal10Complete
Malecite-Passamaquoddypqm10Portions
Maltesemlt10Complete
Maya, Yucatecyua10Complete
Mendemen10Complete
Mi'kmaqmic10NT
Michifcrg10Unspecified
Mohawkmoh10Portions
Mongolian, Halhkhk11Complete
Mooremos10Complete
Morisyenmfe10NT
Naskapinsk10NT
Nepalinpi11Complete
Nisga'ancg10Portions
Norwegiannor10Complete
Oji-Creeojs10NT
Ojibwa, Centralojc10Trans Needed
Ojibwa, Easternojg10Trans Needed
Ojibwa, Northwesternojb10NT
Ojibwa, Westernojw10Portions
Okanaganoka10Unspecified
Oneidaone10Portions
Onondagaono10Unspecified
Oromo, West Centralgaz10Complete
Ottawaotw10NT
Parsiprp11Trans Started
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Persian, Iranianpes10Complete
Plautdietschpdt10Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Portuguesepor20Complete
Potawatomipot10Portions
Pularfuf11NT
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Romani, Sintermo10NT
Romani, Vlaxrmy10Complete
Romanianron20Complete
Rundirun10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Saint Lucian Creole Frenchacf10NT
Senecasee10Portions
Serbiansrp30Complete
Seychelles Creole Frenchcrs10Complete
Shonasna10Complete
Shuswapshs10Unspecified
Sicilianscn10Portions
Sinhalasin11Complete
Slavey, Northscs10Portions
Slavey, Southxsl10NT
Slovakslk10Complete
Sloveneslv10Complete
Somalisom11Complete
Spanishspa190Complete
Stoneysto10Portions
Sukumasuk10Complete
Swahiliswh10Complete
Swedishswe10Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tahltantht10Unspecified
Tajiktgk11Complete
Tamiltam10Complete
Tanana, Uppertau10Portions
Tatartat11Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Thompsonthp10Unspecified
Tibetan, Centralbod11Complete
Tigretig11Complete
Tigrignatir10Complete
Tlichodgr10NT
Tlingittli10Portions
Tsimshiantsi10Portions
Turkishtur11Complete
Tutchone, Northernttm10Unspecified
Tutchone, Southerntce10Unspecified
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Urduurd11Complete
Uyghuruig11Complete
Uzbek, Northernuzn11Complete
Vietnamesevie10Complete
Vincentian Creole Englishsvc10Portions
Vlaamsvls10Portions
Welshcym10Complete
Wolofwol11NT
Yiddish, Easternydd11Complete
Yorubayor10Complete
Totals: 217 283 50   194 119 147 190 71
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Canada – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 8.0 %
(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.
Canada – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Canada. Ministries in the Canada section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the America, North and Caribbean 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 Canada   Ministries in America, North and Caribbean
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Country Level Ministries Size
Baptist Church PlantersMedium
Canadian Baptist International MinistriesMedium
CSSM, Canadian Sunday School MissionMedium
Far East Broadcasting CompanyMedium
Global YearSmall
International Fellowship of Evangelical StudentsLarge
International TeamsMedium
InterserveMedium
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Open Air Campaigners (OAC)Medium
Open Doors InternationalMedium
Pentecostal Assemblies of CanadaMedium
Red Sea Team InternationalMedium
Salvation ArmyMedium
SIM CanadaMedium
The Leprosy MissionMedium
World TeamMedium
Youth for Christ InternationalLarge
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  19
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Calvary Evangelistic MissionSmall
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
Independent Faith MissionMedium
InterCommSmall
Reaching Japanese for Christ NetworkSmall
Scripture UnionMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Ministries Listed:  30
Data Sources
 
People Selector:
Canada – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 37,718,000
Percent Urbanization 81 %
Total People Groups 283
Unreached People Groups 50
Region America, North and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Official National Language English
Secondary National LanguageFrench
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 73.0%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 8.0%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.920 (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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