Country: Curacao

Number of People Groups

12

People Groups Unreached

2

Total Population

147,000

Unreached Population

700

% Professing Christian

85.8%

% Evangelical

6.0 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 1,400 English Christianity 77.0 % 29.0 %
 Antillean Creole, Papiamentu 114,000 Papiamentu Christianity 92.0 % 6.0 %
Antilles English-Speaking 4,400 English Christianity 85.0 % 6.0 %
 British 2,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 92.0 % 30.0 %
 Dutch 13,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.0 % 4.3 %
 French 3,400 French Christianity 68.0 % 1.0 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,400 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 7.0 % 5.0 %
 Jew, Dutch 200 Dutch E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Latin American, general 6,300 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 6.0 %
 Portuguese 1,300 Portuguese Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
 Sarnami Hindi, East Indian 500 Hindustani, Caribbean Hinduism 1.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  12 147,000 2     85.8 % 6.0 %  
Other reported groups: 1

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.0 %)
85.8 %
Ethnic Religions
1.5 %
Hinduism
0.8 %
Islam
0.3 %
Non-Religious
11.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.6 %
Independent
1.9 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
3.1 %
Protestant
13.2 %
Roman Catholic
81.1 %
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 Curacao. 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 Curacao
  • Christian ministry in Curacao
  • 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 Curacao or North America and Caribbean. 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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