Country: Argentina

Number of People Groups

84

People Groups Unreached

2

Total Population

42,098,000

Unreached Population

184,000

% Professing Christian

92.8%

% Evangelical

9.5 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Afro-Argentine 128,000 128,000 Spanish Christianity 97.0 % 12.0 %
Afro-Bolivian 1,200 128,000 Spanish Christianity 98.5 % 12.0 %
Afro-Caribbean, other 2,700 104,000 Spanish Christianity 90.0 % 12.0 %
Afro-Paraguayan 1,800 74,000 Spanish Christianity 100.0 % 6.0 %
Afro-Peruvians 1,300 158,000 Spanish Christianity 100.0 % 7.0 %
 Afro-Uruguayan 2,300 71,000 Spanish Christianity 91.0 % 6.0 %
 Arab, Palestinian 1,100 11,770,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Syrian 1,395,000 19,396,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 38.0 % 1.2 %
 Argentinian White 31,043,000 31,350,000 Spanish Christianity 96.9 % 11.0 %
 Armenian 141,000 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 90.0 % 2.5 %
Atacameno 14,000 38,000 Spanish Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Aymara 22,000 2,969,000 Aymara, Central Christianity 65.0 % 1.0 %
 Belarusian 3,700 9,824,000 Belarusan Christianity 80.0 % 4.0 %
Black African, general 2,000 876,000 Spanish Christianity 75.0 % 6.0 %
Brazilian, Black 1,500 11,962,000 Spanish Christianity 89.0 % 23.0 %
Brazilian, White 41,000 94,357,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.0 % 29.0 %
 British 9,000 49,252,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
 Cape Verdean 14,000 1,041,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.0 % 7.0 %
 Catalonian 188,000 4,222,000 Catalan Christianity 96.0 % 0.7 %
Chane 4,500 4,500 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 8.6 %
Charrua 15,000 15,000 Spanish Christianity 65.0 % 6.0 %
 Chilean 196,000 17,284,000 Spanish Christianity 89.0 % 18.0 %
 Chinese, general 73,000 7,941,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.0 % 0.5 %
Chorote, Eklenjuy 900 900 Chorote, Iyojwa'ja Christianity 70.0 % 8.9 %
Chorote, Manjuy 1,600 2,400 Chorote, Iyo'wujwa Christianity 80.0 % 14.0 %
Chulupe, Chunupi 1,100 17,000 Nivacle E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 20.0 %
Comechingon 36,000 36,000 Spanish Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
 Criollo, Native Argentine, Mestizo 1,662,000 8,543,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 11.0 %
 Croat 4,000 5,207,000 Croatian Christianity 91.0 % 0.3 %
 Czech 7,600 10,118,000 Czech Non-Religious 30.0 % 0.8 %
 Deaf Unknown 0 Argentine Sign Language Christianity 89.3 % 9.1 %
Diaguita 69,000 69,000 Spanish Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
 French 16,000 41,867,000 French Christianity 76.0 % 0.5 %
 Galician 716,000 3,166,000 Galician Christianity 96.0 % 0.3 %
 German 40,000 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.0 % 7.0 %
 Greek 39,000 10,824,000 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.2 %
 Guarani, Ava 23,000 42,000 Guarani, Ava Christianity 90.0 % 10.0 %
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian 16,000 141,000 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Christianity 70.0 % 4.9 %
 Guarani, Mbya 8,500 21,000 Guarani, Mbya Christianity 80.0 % 2.3 %
 Guarani, Paraguayan 565,000 6,829,000 Guarani, Paraguayan Christianity 90.0 % 10.0 %
Huarpe 35,000 35,000 Spanish Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Italian 1,981,000 39,354,000 Italian Christianity 83.0 % 1.0 %
 Japanese 36,000 124,304,000 Japanese O Other / Small 40.0 % 1.2 %
Jew 183,000 302,000 Spanish E Ethnic Religions 0.2 % 0.2 %
Kaiwa 600 35,000 Kaiwa Christianity 70.0 % 35.0 %
Kolla 67,000 67,000 Spanish Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
 Korean 31,000 78,595,000 Korean Christianity 80.0 % 30.0 %
 Laotian 1,900 3,796,000 Lao Buddhism 10.0 % 0.8 %
Lengua 1,600 19,000 Lengua Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
Lule 3,800 3,800 Spanish Christianity 55.0 % 3.0 %
Maimara 2,000 2,000 Spanish Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Mapuche, Araucanian 211,000 896,000 Mapudungun Christianity 80.0 % 4.0 %
 Mocovi 24,000 24,000 Mocovi E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 10.0 %
Omaguaca 7,100 7,100 Spanish Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
Ona 2,900 2,900 Spanish Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
Pampa 23,000 23,000 Spanish Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
 Peruvian 161,000 24,299,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 14.0 %
Pilaga Toba 5,400 5,700 Pilaga Christianity 90.0 % 45.0 %
 Polish 188,000 40,483,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.5 %
 Portuguese 14,000 15,392,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.0 % 7.0 %
 Quechua, Central Bolivian 1,430,000 4,235,000 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 98.8 % 4.0 %
Quechua, Northwest Jujuy 6,500 6,500 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 94.0 % 10.0 %
Querandi 3,800 3,800 Spanish Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Quichua, Santiago del Estero 61,000 61,000 Quichua, Santiago del Estero Christianity 94.0 % 0.4 %
Rankulche 15,000 15,000 Spanish Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
 Romani, Vlax 56,000 1,198,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 80.0 % 2.0 %
 Romanian 16,000 22,037,000 Romanian Christianity 84.0 % 7.0 %
 Russian 30,000 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 70.0 % 0.4 %
Sanaviron 3,000 3,000 Spanish Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
 Serb 6,000 10,776,000 Serbian Christianity 85.0 % 0.2 %
 Slovak 8,700 4,947,000 Slovak Christianity 80.0 % 12.0 %
Slovene 11,000 1,965,000 Slovene Christianity 95.0 % 0.3 %
 Spaniard 558,000 29,245,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 0.2 %
Tapiete, Guarayo 500 3,300 Nandeva Christianity 80.0 % 16.0 %
Tehuelche, Aoniken 29,000 29,000 Mapudungun Christianity 90.0 % 0.4 %
 Toba Qom 131,000 133,000 Toba Christianity 95.0 % 50.0 %
 Turk 800 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 30,000 37,958,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.0 % 4.0 %
 Uruguyan White 118,000 2,832,000 Spanish Christianity 71.0 % 3.0 %
Vejoz Mataco 28,000 28,000 Wichi Lhamtes Vejoz Christianity 85.0 % 8.0 %
Vilela 500 500 Toba Christianity 80.0 % 1.0 %
Weenhayek, Wichi Lhames Nocten 200 3,000 Wichi Lhamtes Nocten Christianity 80.0 % 10.0 %
 Welsh 30,000 1,313,000 Welsh Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Wichi, Pilcomayo Mataco 42,000 42,000 Wichi Lhamtes Guisnay Christianity 70.0 % 28.0 %
  Totals:  84 42,098,000 2       92.8 % 9.5 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 189,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 42,287,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.5 %)
92.8 %
Ethnic Religions
1.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.8 %
Non-Religious
3.0 %
Other / Small Religions
1.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.4 %
Independent
4.6 %
Orthodox
1.4 %
Other Christian
1.7 %
Protestant
6.4 %
Roman Catholic
83.9 %
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 Group who lives 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 population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Argentina. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Argentina
  • Christian ministry in Argentina
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Argentina or Central and South America. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.


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