Country: Brazil

Number of People Groups

310

People Groups Unreached

29

Total Population

202,307,000

Unreached Population

119,000

% Christian Adherent

89.8%

% Evangelical

24.8 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (89.8%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
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Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Agavotaguerra 100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 35.0 % 1.0 %
Aikana, Tubarao 300 Aikana E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 25.0 %
Akunsu Unknown Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Amahuaca 200 Amahuaca Christianity 75.0 % 35.0 %
Amanaye 200 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 10.0 %
Amapa Creole 30,000 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
 Americans, U.S. 36,000 English Christianity 87.0 % 37.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized 434,000 Portuguese Christianity 59.0 % 35.0 %
Amundava 100 Amundava E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 10.0 %
Anambe 100 Anambe E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
 Apalai 400 Apalai Christianity 80.0 % 40.0 %
Apiaka 800 Portuguese Christianity 81.0 % 25.0 %
Apinaje 1,800 Apinaye Christianity 80.0 % 35.0 %
Apurina 7,300 Apurina E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 20.0 %
 Arab 233,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 36.0 % 5.0 %
Arana 400 Portuguese Christianity 60.0 % 0.0 %
Arapaso 500 Tucano E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 0.0 %
Arara do Acre 400 Sharanahua E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Arara do Amazonas 400 Curripaco Christianity 90.0 % 20.0 %
Arara do Mato Grosso 300 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Arara do Para 400 Arara, Para E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 1.0 %
Arara do Rondonia 300 Karo E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Arawete 500 Arawete Christianity 80.0 % 1.0 %
Arikapu Unknown Arikapu E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 45,000 Armenian Christianity 90.0 % 13.0 %
Arua 100 Arua E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Asheninca, Pichis 1,000 Asheninka, Pichis E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.8 %
 Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua 1,000 Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua Christianity 60.0 % 0.0 %
Asurini do Tocantins 600 Asurini, Tocantins Christianity 80.0 % 35.0 %
 Asurini do Xingu 200 Asurini of Xingu E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 2.0 %
Atikum, Uamue 6,100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.1 %
Ava-Canoeiro Unknown Ava-Canoeiro E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
Aweti 200 Aweti E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 1.0 %
Bakairi 1,500 Bakairi Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Baniwa 5,600 Baniwa Christianity 70.0 % 25.0 %
Bara, Waimaha Unknown Waimaha E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 10.0 %
Barasano do Norte Unknown Tucano E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Bare 7,600 Spanish E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
 Basque 6,100 Basque Christianity 93.0 % 0.4 %
 Bora, Miranha 700 Bora E Ethnic Religions 2.0 % 0.5 %
Bororo 1,600 Bororo E Ethnic Religions 19.0 % 4.0 %
Brazilian, Black 11,860,000 Portuguese Christianity 89.0 % 23.0 %
Brazilian, Mestizo 79,025,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.0 % 24.0 %
Brazilian, White 93,119,000 Portuguese Christianity 89.5 % 29.0 %
 British 12,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 20.0 %
 Canela, Ramkokamekra 2,600 Canela E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 22.0 %
Carapana Unknown Carapana Christianity 60.0 % 0.0 %
Carib, Galibi 100 Carib E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 12.0 %
Carib, Galibi do Uaca 2,000 Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Carutana 400 Baniwa E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
Chamacoco Unknown Chamacoco E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Chinese, general 300,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.0 % 4.0 %
Cinta-Larga 1,600 Cinta Larga Christianity 90.0 % 11.0 %
 Daw 100 Daw Christianity 70.0 % 25.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Brazilian Sign Language Christianity 91.0 % 1.0 %
Deni 1,100 Deni E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 8.0 %
Desano 1,700 Desano Christianity 60.0 % 20.0 %
Diahoi 100 Tenharim E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Dutch 10,000 Dutch Non-Religious 26.0 % 5.0 %
Enawene-Nawe 600 Enawene-Nawe E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 1.0 %
 French 17,000 French Christianity 76.0 % 0.7 %
Fulnio 5,400 Iate Christianity 60.0 % 20.0 %
Galibi do Oiapoque Unknown Carib E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Galibi do Uaca 2,300 Karipuna Creole French Christianity 60.0 % 30.0 %
Gaviao do Maranhao 700 Gaviao, Para E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Gaviao do Rondonia 600 Gaviao do Jiparana E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 German 560,000 Portuguese Christianity 78.0 % 12.0 %
 Greek 10,000 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.3 %
Guaja 400 Guaja E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 6.0 %
 Guajajara 22,000 Guajajara Christianity 60.0 % 30.0 %
 Guarani, Ava, Nhandeva 8,300 Guarani, Ava Christianity 90.0 % 10.0 %
 Guarani, Mbya 6,900 Guarani, Mbya Christianity 65.0 % 20.0 %
Guato 700 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 1.0 %
Guaza Unknown Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Gypsy, Brazilian 407,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.0 % 7.0 %
Halo Te Su, Alatesu Unknown Nambikuara, Southern E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Himarima Unknown Himarima E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Hixkariana 900 Hixkaryana Christianity 96.0 % 50.0 %
 Hungarian 21,000 Hungarian Christianity 82.0 % 7.0 %
Hunsrik 3,033,000 Hunsrik Christianity 85.0 % 1.5 %
 Hupda 1,900 Hupde E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 1.0 %
Iapama, Apama 200 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ikpeng, Txikao 400 Ikpeng E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.3 %
Ingariko 1,200 Akawaio Christianity 51.0 % 20.0 %
Ipeka-Tapuia, Pato-Tapuia 200 Curripaco Christianity 60.0 % 0.0 %
Irantxe 400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 2.0 %
Isolados do Alto Jutai 200 Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Isolados do Jandiatuba 300 Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Italian 266,000 Italian Christianity 83.0 % 8.0 %
Italo-Mulatto 12,000 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Itogapuk, Karo 100 Karo E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 1.0 %
Jabuti 200 Jabuti E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Jamamadi 900 Jamamadi Christianity 60.0 % 15.0 %
 Japanese 1,480,000 Japanese Christianity 63.5 % 15.0 %
Jarawara 200 Jamamadi E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 30.0 %
Javae 1,400 Karaja E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Jenipapo-Kanide 300 Portuguese Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Jew 100,000 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.3 %
Jiripanco 2,100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 1.0 %
Juma Unknown Juma E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Juriti Unknown Wajiara E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Juruna 500 Juruna Christianity 70.0 % 7.0 %
Kaapor 1,500 Kaapor Christianity 70.0 % 6.0 %
Kabixi 100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kadiweu 2,000 Kadiweu E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 15.0 %
Kaimbe 1,400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 2.0 %
Kaingang 34,000 Kaingang Christianity 60.0 % 30.0 %
Kaiwa 34,000 Kaiwa Christianity 60.0 % 35.0 %
Kaixana 500 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Kalabaca 200 Portuguese Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Kalanko 400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Kalapalo 600 Kuikuro-Kalapalo E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kamayura 500 Kamayura Christianity 60.0 % 0.6 %
Kamba 2,200 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 2.0 %
 Kambeba 500 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 1.0 %
Kambiwa 3,000 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 7.0 %
Kampe Unknown Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
Kanamari 2,900 Kanamari E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 12.0 %
Kaninde 700 Portuguese Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Kanoe 200 Portuguese Christianity 60.0 % 10.0 %
Kantarure 500 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
Kapinawa 3,800 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 7.0 %
Karafawyana Unknown Waiwai E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Karaja 3,300 Karaja Christianity 60.0 % 30.0 %
Karapoto 2,300 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Karipuna do Rondonia 200 Karipuna E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Kariri-Xoco 1,700 Portuguese Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
Karitiana 400 Karitiana E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 15.0 %
Karuazu 1,100 Portuguese Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Katuena 500 Waiwai E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Katukina do Rio Bia 500 Kanamari Christianity 80.0 % 3.0 %
Katukina-Jurua 400 Katukina, Panoan E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 5.0 %
Katukina-Jutai 600 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 25.0 %
Kaxarari 300 Kaxarari Christianity 60.5 % 2.0 %
 Kaxinawa, Cashinahua 7,500 Kashinawa Christianity 70.0 % 30.0 %
Kaxixo 300 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Kaxuyana 900 Kaxuiana Christianity 69.0 % 5.0 %
Kayabi 2,000 Kayabi Christianity 70.0 % 30.0 %
 Kayapo 8,300 Kayapo Christianity 70.0 % 35.0 %
Kinikinao 300 Guana Christianity 100.0 % 90.0 %
Kiriri 1,500 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 7.0 %
 Kohoroxitari 500 Sanuma Christianity 60.0 % 25.0 %
Kokama 7,600 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 10.0 %
Kontanawa 300 Portuguese Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
 Korean 45,000 Korean Christianity 55.0 % 20.0 %
 Korubo 500 Korubo E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Kraho 2,400 Kraho E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 1.0 %
Kreen-Akarore 400 Panara E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 0.0 %
Kreje Unknown Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Krenak 400 Krenak E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
Krikati-Timbira 700 Krikati-Timbira E Ethnic Religions 35.0 % 2.0 %
 Kubeo, Kobewa 400 Cubeo E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 20.0 %
 Kulina 3,800 Kulina E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 2.0 %
Kuripako, Curripaco 1,200 Curripaco E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 40.0 %
Kuruaya 100 Kuruaya E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Lakonde 300 Lakonde E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Latunde 100 Latunde E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Macushi, Makuxi 28,000 Macushi E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 25.0 %
 Makuna 200 Macuna E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 10.0 %
Makurap 500 Makurap Christianity 80.0 % 10.0 %
Mamainde 100 Mamainde E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Manchineri 1,000 Machinere Christianity 79.8 % 20.0 %
Mandahuaca Unknown Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Maquiritari, Mayongong, Yekuana 500 Maquiritari Christianity 80.0 % 5.0 %
 Marinawa 500 Portuguese Christianity 70.0 % 20.0 %
 Marubo 1,600 Marubo E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 0.0 %
Matipu 100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 0.0 %
 Matis 400 Matis E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
 Matses 900 Matses E Ethnic Religions 14.0 % 2.0 %
Mawayana 300 Waiwai E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Maxakali 1,600 Maxakali Christianity 70.0 % 15.0 %
Mehinaku 300 Mehinaku E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 0.0 %
Mekem 200 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Mennonites 8,900 Plautdietsch Christianity 89.0 % 50.0 %
 Metyktire Unknown Kayapo E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Miqueleno 200 Purubora E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Miriti 100 Tucano E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Morerebi 100 Morerebi E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Munduruku 11,000 Munduruku Christianity 60.0 % 16.0 %
Mura 11,000 Piraha Christianity 100.0 % 10.0 %
Mura-Piraha 400 Piraha E Ethnic Religions 19.8 % 1.0 %
Mynky, Munku 400 Irantxe E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Nadeb 600 Nadeb Christianity 51.0 % 51.0 %
Nahukwa 100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Nambikuara, Southern 1,200 Nambikuara, Southern Christianity 69.5 % 30.0 %
 Nambikwara, Mamainde 1,900 Mamainde E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 20.0 %
Naua 400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
Nukuini 500 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Ofaye Unknown Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Paiaku 200 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Pakaas-Novos, Oro-Mawin Unknown Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Pakaas-Novos, Orowari 2,600 Pakaasnovos E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 30.0 %
Palikur 1,500 Palikur Christianity 60.0 % 16.0 %
 Palmari 1,500 Paumari Christianity 60.0 % 60.0 %
Pankara 2,800 Portuguese Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Pankarare 1,700 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 7.0 %
Pankararu 8,100 Portuguese Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
Pankaru 200 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Pantamona 100 Patamona Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Papavo 200 Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Parakana 900 Parakana E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 2.0 %
Paranawat 100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 1.0 %
Parecis 1,700 Parecis Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
Parintintin 500 Tenharim Christianity 100.0 % 5.0 %
Parintintin-Tenharim 900 Tenharim Christianity 80.0 % 25.0 %
Parkateje 400 Gaviao, Para E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 5.0 %
Pataxo 12,000 Portuguese Christianity 100.0 % 4.0 %
 Pataxo-Hahahae 3,700 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 5.0 %
Pemon, Taulipang 800 Pemon Christianity 75.0 % 10.0 %
Pipipa 1,700 Portuguese Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Pira-Tapuia 1,500 Piratapuyo Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
Pitaguari 4,000 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.5 %
Pokanga 200 Pokanga Christianity 60.0 % 40.0 %
 Polish 202,000 Polish Christianity 87.0 % 1.0 %
 Portuguese 814,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.0 % 5.0 %
Potiguara 17,000 Portuguese Christianity 70.0 % 8.0 %
Poyanawa 600 Portuguese Christianity 69.0 % 1.0 %
Quilombola 1,500,000 Portuguese Christianity 55.0 % 0.1 %
 Ribeirinhos, Amazon River Peoples 6,801,000 Portuguese Christianity 87.0 % 10.0 %
Rikbaktsa 1,300 Rikbaktsa Christianity 80.0 % 5.0 %
Romani, Calo 10,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.0 % 10.0 %
 Romani, Vlax 19,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 85.0 % 10.0 %
 Romanian 21,000 Romanian Christianity 80.0 % 6.0 %
 Russian 137,000 Russian Christianity 63.0 % 2.0 %
Sabane 200 Sabane Christianity 80.0 % 0.0 %
Sakiriabar 100 Sakirabia E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Saluma 300 Saluma E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Satere-Mawe 10,000 Satere-Mawe Christianity 70.0 % 40.0 %
 Serb 20,000 Serbian Christianity 83.0 % 0.3 %
Shanenawa 400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
Sikiana Unknown Sikiana E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Siriano Unknown Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Slovak 3,700 Slovak Christianity 79.0 % 10.0 %
 Spaniard 246,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 0.8 %
Surui do Para 300 Surui Do Para Christianity 100.0 % 1.0 %
 Surui do Rondonia 1,300 Surui E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 30.0 %
Suruwaha 200 Suruaha E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 0.0 %
Suya 400 Suya Christianity 60.0 % 0.0 %
Tabajara 3,100 Portuguese Christianity 100.0 % 15.0 %
Tapayuna 200 Suya E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Tapeba 6,800 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 2.0 %
 Tapirape 600 Tapirape Christianity 65.0 % 0.0 %
Tapuia 200 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
Tariano 2,000 Tariana E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 0.0 %
Taurepang 600 Pemon E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Tawande Unknown Tawande E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Tembe 1,500 Tembe Christianity 60.0 % 0.0 %
 Tenharim 700 Tenharim E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Terena 26,000 Terena E Ethnic Religions 45.0 % 20.0 %
 Ticuna 38,000 Ticuna Christianity 100.0 % 15.0 %
Tingui-Boto 400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 8.0 %
 Tiriyo, Trio 800 Trio Christianity 100.0 % 50.0 %
Tora 300 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 0.0 %
Tremembe 3,100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 5.0 %
Truka 4,300 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 7.0 %
 Trumai 200 Trumai E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Tsohom-Djapa 100 Kanamari E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Tukano 6,500 Tucano E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 4.0 %
Tumbalala 1,500 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Tupari 500 Tupari E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Tupinamba 4,900 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Tupinikim 2,000 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 0.0 %
 Turk 6,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tuxa 4,100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.5 %
Tuyuka 900 Tuyuca Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Ukrainian 32,000 Ukrainian Christianity 75.0 % 5.0 %
 Umutina 400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau 100 Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
Uru-Pa-In 200 Uru-Pa-In E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 0.0 %
Wai-Wai 3,000 Waiwai Christianity 60.0 % 20.0 %
Waiapi 1,000 Waiwai E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Waimiri-Atroari 1,200 Waimiri-Atroari E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 5.0 %
Wakona 900 Portuguese Christianity 80.0 % 2.0 %
Wanano, Guanano 600 Guanano Christianity 100.0 % 2.0 %
Wapixana 7,500 Wapishana Christianity 60.0 % 20.0 %
Warekena, Guarfekena 900 Guarequena Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Wassu 2,100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 2.0 %
Waura 400 Waura E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 1.0 %
 Wayampi, Amapari 600 Wayampi Christianity 80.0 % 15.0 %
Wayana 400 Wayana Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
Wayoro 100 Wayoro E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 0.0 %
Xakriaba 8,700 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 7.0 %
Xambioa 300 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
Xavante 15,000 Xavante Christianity 60.0 % 7.5 %
Xerente 3,100 Xerente Christianity 80.0 % 2.3 %
Xereu 200 Waiwai E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Xeta Unknown Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Xikrin 1,600 Kayapo E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 5.0 %
Xipaia 600 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Xiriana, Guaica 1,100 Language Unknown E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 1.0 %
Xoco 400 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 0.0 %
Xokleng 2,100 Xokleng E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 2.0 %
 Xukuru 12,000 Portuguese Christianity 100.0 % 1.0 %
Xukuru-Kariri 3,100 Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.1 %
Yabaana Unknown Portuguese E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 5.0 %
Yakarawakta Unknown Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Yaminawa 1,300 Yaminahua E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 10.0 %
Yanomam 18,000 Yanomami E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 2.0 %
Yanomam, Waica 13,000 Yanomami E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 7.0 %
Yanomami-Ninam 600 Ninam Christianity 70.0 % 35.0 %
Yanomami-Sanuma 700 Sanuma E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 2.0 %
Yanomami-Surima 2,300 Yanomami E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 2.0 %
 Yanomami-Yanomamo 2,200 Yanomamo E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 10.0 %
 Yawalapiti 200 Yawalapiti E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Yawanawa 600 Yawanawa E Ethnic Religions 50.0 % 1.0 %
Yepa-Mahsa Unknown Macuna E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
Yuhup, Guariba Maku 400 Yuhup E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 2.0 %
Yuhupdeh 600 Macuna E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 1.0 %
 Zoe 200 Zo'e E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Zoro 600 Gaviao, Para E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  310 201,493,000 29     89.8 % 24.8 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 24.8 %)
89.8 %
Ethnic Religions
5.6 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.3 %
Non-Religious
2.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.7 %
Unknown
0.1 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
9.8 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
4.3 %
Protestant
8.0 %
Roman Catholic
76.3 %
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 Brazil. 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 Brazil
  • Christian ministry in Brazil
  • 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 Brazil 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.
In Brazil Size
Abundant Life Association, Inc. Medium
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l Ministries Medium
AMG International Large
Apostolic Christian Church Foundation, Missionary Committee Medium
Apostolic Team Ministries, International Small
Artists in Christian Testimony Medium
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Avant Ministries Medium
Baptist General Conference, International Ministries Medium
Baptist International Outreach Medium
Bethany International Ministries Medium
BMS World Mission Medium
Brazil Gospel Fellowship Mission Medium
Calvary International Medium
Canadian Baptist International Ministries Medium
Christian Brethren Assemblies Large
Christian Ministries International Small
Church of God, Anderson, Indiana Medium
Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee Medium
Churches of God, General Conference Medium
CMF International Medium
Compassion International Large
Crossover Communications Small
CrossWorld Medium
Elim Fellowship Medium
Emmanuel International Mission Small
Encompass World Partners Medium
Equip, Incorporated Medium
Evangelical Baptist Missions Medium
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Medium
Fellowship International Mission Medium
Food for the Hungry Medium
Foursquare Missions International Medium
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Free Will Baptist Medium
Global Outreach International Medium
Global Outreach Mission Medium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Gospel Fellowship Association Medium
Greater Grace World Outreach Missions Medium
Harvest Foundation Small
InterAct - Evangeliska Frikyrkan Medium
International Gospel Outreach Medium
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Iris Ministries, Inc. Medium
Janz Team Ministries USA Small
Jews for Jesus Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Latin American Indian Ministries Small
Latin Link Medium
LifeWind Medium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission) Medium
Literacy and Evangelism International Small
Macedonian World Baptist Missions Medium
Ministries in Action Small
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Life Advance International Small
New Mission Systems International Medium
New Tribes Mission Large
North American Baptist Conference Medium
Norwegian Mission Alliance Medium
OC International Medium
Open Doors International Medium
Overland Missions Small
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Medium
Presbyterian Mission International Small
Project AmaZon Small
Reformed Episcopal Board of Foreign Missions Small
Remnant Ministries Small
Ripe for Harvest Incorporated Medium
Seed International Small
South American Mission Medium
South American Mission Society Medium
Sowers International Small
Tear Netherlands Small
TearFund Belgium Small
TearFund UK Large
Teen Missions International Medium
Tentmakers International Small
Things To Come Mission Medium
UFM Worldwide Medium
Walk Thru the Bible Ministries Medium
White Fields Medium
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, World Missions Small
World Baptist Fellowship Mission Agency Medium
World Horizons Medium
World Partners USA Medium
World Venture Medium
World-Wide Missions Medium
Youth with a Mission Large

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