Country: United States

Number of People Groups

489

People Groups Unreached

93

Total Population

316,893,000

Unreached Population

10,071,000

% Christian Adherent

77.4%

% Evangelical

26.5 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
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Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Abnaki-Penobscot 1,300 English Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
 Acadian, Cajun 27,000 French, Cajun Christianity 90.0 % 4.0 %
 Aceh 100 Aceh Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
Achumawi, Pitt River 1,000 Achumawi Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Adyghe 3,400 Adyghe Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Afar 300 Afar Islam 4.0 % 2.0 %
 African-Americans 38,249,000 English Christianity 85.0 % 35.0 %
 Afrikaner 13,000 Afrikaans Christianity 95.0 % 35.0 %
 Afro-Guyanese 104,000 Guyanese Creole English Christianity 80.0 % 12.0 %
Afro-Seminole 200 Afro-Seminole Creole Christianity 90.0 % 2.0 %
Ahtena, Copper River Unknown Ahtena Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
 Akan, Asante 75,000 Akan Christianity 85.0 % 20.0 %
Alabama 800 Alabama Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Alaskan Athabascan 16,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Albanian, Gheg 83,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 30.0 % 0.5 %
 Albanian, Tosk 44,000 Albanian, Tosk Islam 30.0 % 0.5 %
Aleut, Eastern 12,000 Aleut Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 24,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 182,693,000 English Christianity 81.0 % 33.0 %
Americans, U.S. Spanish-Speaking 21,998,000 Spanish Christianity 80.0 % 20.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized 427,000 English Christianity 75.0 % 20.0 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 129,000 Amharic Christianity 85.0 % 6.0 %
 Amish 243,000 German, Pennsylvania Christianity 98.0 % 10.0 %
 Anglo-Australian 79,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 14.4 %
 Anglo-Canadian 1,266,000 English Christianity 72.0 % 7.7 %
 Antillean Creole, Papiamentu 900 Papiamentu Christianity 92.0 % 6.0 %
 Anuak, Yambo 2,600 Anuak Christianity 85.0 % 8.0 %
Apache, Jicarilla 2,900 Apache, Jicarilla Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Apache, Kiowa 1,400 Apache, Kiowa Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Apache, Mescalero 2,900 Apache, Mescalero-Chiricahua Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Apache, Western 17,000 Apache, Western Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 263,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 40.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Gulf 19,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 4.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 574,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.6 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Jordanian 26,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Lebanese 3,506,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Libyan 6,100 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 3.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Moroccan 81,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Arab, Najdi 5,700 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Omani 1,000 Arabic, Omani Spoken Islam 3.0 % 1.5 %
 Arab, Palestinian 112,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
 Arab, Saudi - Hijazi 5,700 Arabic, Hijazi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 2,300 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Sudanese 1,300 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 2.0 % 0.8 %
 Arab, Syrian 165,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 8.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Tunisian 7,200 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Arab, Yemeni 5,100 Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arapaho 8,300 English Christianity 65.0 % 7.0 %
Arawak 3,000 Arawak Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
 Argentinian White 142,000 Spanish Christianity 94.0 % 11.0 %
Arikara 3,200 Arikara Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Armenian 216,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
 Assamese 200 Assamese Hinduism 1.0 % 0.0 %
Assiniboin 2,200 Assiniboine Christianity 70.0 % 17.0 %
 Assyrian 66,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 99.0 % 3.0 %
Atsugewi 400 English E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 1.0 %
Austrian, Bavarian 1,100,000 Bavarian Christianity 83.0 % 0.5 %
 Azande 12,000 Zande Christianity 96.0 % 30.0 %
 Azerbaijani, North 200 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bahamian 27,000 English Christianity 92.0 % 35.0 %
 Bali 200 Bali Hinduism 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Balkar 600 Karachay-Balkar Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baloch, Southern 300 Balochi, Southern Islam 3.0 % 2.0 %
 Bambara 5,300 Bamanankan Islam 7.0 % 1.5 %
 Barbadian 45,000 English Christianity 98.0 % 30.0 %
 Bari 3,800 Bari Christianity 96.0 % 7.0 %
 Basque 78,000 Basque Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 Belarusian 765,000 Belarusan Christianity 71.0 % 1.3 %
 Belize Creole 42,000 Belize Kriol English Christianity 84.0 % 18.8 %
 Bengal 137,000 Bengali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Berber, Imazighen 100 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bikol, Central 500 Bikol, Central Christianity 99.0 % 15.0 %
 Bisaya, Sabah Bisaya 14,000 Bisaya, Sabah Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Black Carib 69,000 Garifuna Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
Black Creole, Gullah 280,000 Sea Island Creole English Christianity 95.0 % 12.0 %
Blackfoot 30,000 Blackfoot Christianity 60.0 % 18.0 %
Bolivian, Mestizo 106,000 Spanish Christianity 91.0 % 16.2 %
 Bosniak 112,000 Bosnian Islam 2.0 % 0.1 %
Brazilian, White 282,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.0 % 28.0 %
 British 718,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 9.0 %
 Brunei Malay, Kedayan 700 Brunei Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Bulgarian 287,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 1.9 %
 Burmese, Myen 94,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.0 % 0.3 %
Caddo 3,900 Caddo Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
Cahuilla 1,100 Cahuilla Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Cape Verdean 424,000 English Christianity 95.0 % 6.6 %
Carib, Galibi 4,600 Carib Christianity 65.0 % 2.0 %
Caribbean, other 151,000 English Christianity 90.0 % 11.0 %
Carolinian 200 Carolinian Christianity 95.0 % 10.0 %
 Catalonian 700 Catalan Christianity 90.0 % 2.0 %
Catawba 700 English Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
Cayuga 1,200 Cayuga Christianity 90.0 % 9.0 %
 Cebuano 5,200 Cebuano Christianity 85.0 % 5.0 %
 Central American, Mestizo 3,984,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 20.0 %
 Chaldean, Neo-Aramaic 90,000 Chaldean Neo-Aramaic Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
 Cham, Western 3,200 Cham, Western Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Chamorro 15,000 Chamorro Christianity 95.0 % 16.0 %
Chehalis 300 English Christianity 60.0 % 1.0 %
Cherokee 295,000 Cherokee Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
Cheyenne 12,000 Cheyenne Christianity 65.0 % 7.0 %
Chikasaw 29,000 Chickasaw Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
 Chilean 131,000 Spanish Christianity 90.0 % 8.0 %
Chinook Wawa 200 Chinook Wawa Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Chippewa 115,000 Chippewa Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
Chitimacha 300 English E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 1.0 %
 Choctaw 108,000 Choctaw Christianity 65.0 % 8.0 %
Chumash 3,600 English E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 2.0 %
Clallam 1,100 English Christianity 55.0 % 4.0 %
Cocopa 700 Cocopa Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Coeur d'Alene 1,100 English Christianity 58.0 % 4.0 %
 Colombian, Mestizo 936,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 7.0 %
Columbia River Sahaptin 1,100 Umatilla Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Columbia-Wenatchi 700 Columbia-Wenatchi Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
Colville 8,300 English Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Comanche 13,000 Comanche Christianity 65.0 % 8.0 %
Coos, Hanis 300 English Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Cora 500 Cora, El Nayar Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
Corsican 127,000 Corsican Christianity 85.0 % 0.5 %
 Costa Rican 130,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 15.0 %
Cowlitz 200 English Christianity 52.0 % 4.0 %
Cree, French, Mitchif 6,300 Michif Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
 Cree, Western 32,000 Cree, Plains Christianity 65.0 % 10.0 %
Creek, Muskogee 51,000 Muskogee Christianity 65.0 % 6.0 %
Crioulo, Upper Guinea 165,000 Crioulo, Upper Guinea Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
 Croat 195,000 Croatian Christianity 92.0 % 0.4 %
 Crow 11,000 Crow Christianity 65.0 % 9.0 %
Cuban 1,695,000 Spanish Christianity 57.0 % 8.8 %
Cupeno 700 English Christianity 55.0 % 4.0 %
Cypriots, Greek 9,000 Greek Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
 Czech 76,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.0 % 0.7 %
Dakota, Sioux 115,000 Dakota Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
 Danish 31,000 Danish Christianity 85.0 % 3.5 %
Deaf Unknown American Sign Language Christianity 77.0 % 15.0 %
Degexit'an, Ingalik 400 Degexit'an Christianity 65.0 % 1.5 %
Delaware 8,100 English Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Delaware, Unami 8,100 English Christianity 58.0 % 3.0 %
Detribalized Pidgen 2,800 Pidgin, Nigerian Christianity 55.0 % 25.0 %
 Dioula 5,300 Jula Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Dominicans 1,392,000 Spanish Christianity 94.0 % 9.1 %
 Druze 1,100 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken O Other / Small 1.5 % 0.5 %
 Dutch 138,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.0 % 4.3 %
 Ecuadorian, Mestizo 340,000 Spanish Christianity 94.0 % 9.0 %
Efik 4,400 Efik Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
Eskimo, Alaska Inupiat, Northwest 26,000 Inupiatun, Northwest Alaska Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 Eskimo, Alaskan, North 9,500 Inupiatun, North Alaskan E Ethnic Religions 45.0 % 3.0 %
Eskimo, Alaskan, West-Central Yupik 18,000 Yupik, Central Christianity 50.0 % 2.0 %
Eskimo, Creole 3,200 English E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.5 %
 Eskimo, Saint Lawrence Island 3,000 Yupik, Central Siberian E Ethnic Religions 18.0 % 2.0 %
 Estonian 5,300 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.0 % 4.9 %
 Ewe 3,200 Ewe Christianity 93.0 % 30.0 %
Fall Indian, Atsina 1,700 Gros Ventre Christianity 55.0 % 3.0 %
Fang 300 Fang Christianity 85.0 % 11.0 %
 Fijian 25,000 Fijian Christianity 65.0 % 25.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 2,627,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.0 % 12.3 %
Finnish, Finn 39,000 Finnish Christianity 84.0 % 12.1 %
Flathead-Kalispel 7,900 Kalispel-Pend d'Oreille Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
Fleming 18,000 Vlaams Christianity 62.0 % 1.0 %
Franco-Guianese, mixed 300 Guianese Creole French Christianity 96.0 % 4.0 %
 French 1,761,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
French-Canadian 2,757,000 French Christianity 65.0 % 0.8 %
Frisian, Northern 500 Frisian, Northern Christianity 65.0 % 0.9 %
Frisian, Western 48,000 Frisian, Western Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Fula Jalon 7,900 Pular Islam 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Fulani, Adamawa 12,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Fulbe Jeeri 2,600 Pulaar Islam 0.6 % 0.4 %
 Ganda, Luganda 8,000 Ganda Christianity 70.0 % 24.0 %
 Georgian 900 Georgian Christianity 79.0 % 1.5 %
 German 1,525,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
 Greek 389,000 Greek Christianity 91.0 % 0.4 %
 Guadeloupean Creole French 19,000 Guadeloupean Creole French Christianity 95.0 % 6.0 %
Guamian 91,000 English Christianity 97.0 % 14.2 %
Guatemalan White 547,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 24.0 %
 Gujar 247,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Gwich'in, Kutchin 1,100 Gwich'in Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
 Gypsy, Anglo-Romani 127,000 Angloromani Christianity 75.0 % 10.0 %
Gypsy, English, Romanichal 158,000 English Christianity 65.0 % 9.0 %
Gypsy, Scottish Traveller 300 Traveller Scottish Christianity 65.0 % 1.5 %
Haida 700 Haida, Northern Christianity 70.0 % 10.0 %
 Haitian 981,000 Haitian Christianity 95.0 % 16.0 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 277,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 9.0 % 6.0 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 400 Chinese, Hakka Non-Religious 8.0 % 6.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,811,000 English Non-Religious 10.0 % 5.7 %
 Han Chinese, Min Dong 500 Chinese, Min Dong Non-Religious 7.0 % 5.7 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 87,000 Chinese, Min Nan Non-Religious 9.0 % 6.0 %
 Han Chinese, Wu 1,900 Chinese, Wu Non-Religious 7.0 % 5.0 %
 Han Chinese, Xiang 43,000 Chinese, Xiang Non-Religious 9.0 % 6.0 %
Han, Moosehide 300 Han Christianity 55.0 % 4.0 %
Hawai'i, Creole-Speaking 593,000 Hawai'i Pidgin Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
Hawaiian 26,000 English Christianity 74.0 % 25.0 %
Hidatsa 500 Hidatsa Christianity 65.0 % 2.0 %
 Hkun, Khuen 2,700 Khuen Buddhism 2.0 % 0.1 %
 Hmong Daw 177,000 Hmong Daw E Ethnic Religions 35.0 % 3.0 %
 Hmong Njua 108,000 Hmong Njua E Ethnic Religions 7.0 % 1.0 %
Holikachuk 200 English Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
Honduran 253,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 20.0 %
Hopi, Hopitu-Shinumu 14,000 Hopi Christianity 65.0 % 9.0 %
Houma, Half-Choctaw 8,300 English Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
 Hungarian 98,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.0 % 2.8 %
Hupa 1,500 Hupa Christianity 55.0 % 4.0 %
 Hutterite 13,000 Hutterisch Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Hutu, Rundi 9,500 French Christianity 92.0 % 25.0 %
 Hutu, Rwandese 2,800 Rwanda Christianity 90.0 % 22.0 %
Icelander 52,000 Icelandic Christianity 91.0 % 3.8 %
 Igbo 218,000 Igbo Christianity 98.0 % 35.0 %
Ilocano 79,000 Ilocano Christianity 99.0 % 17.0 %
 Indonesian 67,000 Indonesian Islam 16.0 % 5.6 %
Iowa 1,300 English Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
Irish 3,164,000 English Christianity 92.0 % 1.5 %
Irish Traveller, Shelta 400 English Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
Irish, Gaelic-Speaking 24,000 Irish Christianity 93.0 % 1.0 %
Iroquois 42,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Italian 1,088,000 Italian Christianity 82.0 % 1.1 %
 Iu Mien 17,000 Iu Mien E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 7.0 %
 Jamaicans 159,000 English Christianity 83.0 % 28.0 %
 Japanese 810,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.5 % 0.5 %
 Javanese 500 Javanese Islam 19.0 % 8.0 %
Jemez 2,100 Jemez Christianity 90.0 % 10.0 %
 Jew 4,768,000 English E Ethnic Religions 2.7 % 1.6 %
 Jew, Bukharic 53,000 Bukharic E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 190,000 Yiddish, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Israeli 207,000 Hebrew E Ethnic Religions 0.3 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Russian 105,000 Russian E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Jew, Spanish 200 Ladino E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Jew, Spanish Speaking 100 Spanish E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Jur Modo 1,900 Jur Modo E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 6.0 %
 Kabardian 3,700 Kabardian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kaliko 200 Keliko Christianity 75.0 % 5.0 %
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.0 % 0.0 %
Kanjobal, Eastern 79,000 Q'anjob'al Christianity 92.0 % 12.0 %
Kansa 1,700 English Christianity 60.0 % 2.0 %
 Karen, other 300 Karen, S'gaw Christianity 58.0 % 28.0 %
Karok 200 Karok Christianity 50.0 % 2.0 %
Kashaya Unknown Kashaya E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.0 %
 Kashmiri Muslim 200 Kashmiri Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kato 100 English Christianity 58.0 % 5.0 %
Kawaiisu 200 English Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
 Kazakh 200 Kazakh Islam 3.0 % 2.0 %
 Khmer, Cambodian 246,000 Khmer, Central Buddhism 3.0 % 1.6 %
 Khmu 8,600 Khmu E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 2.0 %
 Kickapoo 700 Kickapoo Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
Kiowa 10,000 Kiowa Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
Kiribertese, Gilbertese 200 Kiribati Christianity 100.0 % 7.0 %
Kitsai 2,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 2.0 %
Klamath-Modoc 2,800 English Christianity 55.0 % 6.0 %
Koasati 700 Koasati Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
 Korean 1,457,000 Korean Christianity 35.0 % 16.8 %
 Kosraen 600 Kosraean Christianity 60.0 % 2.0 %
Koyukon 2,700 Koyukon Christianity 75.0 % 6.0 %
 Kpelle, Liberia 44,000 English Christianity 55.0 % 18.0 %
 Krio, Creole 4,800 Krio Christianity 80.0 % 4.0 %
 Kumiai Unknown Kumiai Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 Kurd, Central 8,700 Kurdish, Central Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 51,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kuripako, Curripaco 200 Curripaco Christianity 65.0 % 13.0 %
Kutenai 500 Kutenai Christianity 65.0 % 2.0 %
Kwakiutl 300 Kwakiutl Christianity 96.0 % 15.0 %
 Kyrgyz 100 Kyrgyz Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Lahu Shi, Yellow Lahu 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.0 % 0.5 %
 Lakota 52,000 Lakota Christianity 60.0 % 1.5 %
 Lao, Laotian Tai 202,000 Lao Buddhism 4.0 % 0.5 %
Latvian, Lett 18,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
 Laven, Boloven 35,000 Laven E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
Lingala 5,100 Lingala Christianity 90.0 % 24.0 %
 Lithuanian 38,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
Louisiana Creole French 4,462,000 Louisiana Creole French Christianity 90.0 % 4.0 %
Lower Chinook 400 English Christianity 50.0 % 4.0 %
Luba-Lulua 5,700 Luba-Kasai Christianity 86.0 % 19.0 %
 Luiseno 2,200 Luiseno Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
Lumbee 63,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Luo 1,800 Dholuo Christianity 97.0 % 50.0 %
Lushootseed 2,500 Lushootseed Christianity 75.0 % 3.0 %
Luxemburger 300 Luxembourgeois Christianity 82.0 % 0.5 %
 Macedonian 19,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.0 % 0.2 %
 Magar 500 Magar, Eastern E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 7.0 %
Makah 900 English Christianity 75.0 % 4.0 %
Malagasy 300 Malagasy, Plateau Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
 Malay 19,000 Malay Islam 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Malayali 82,000 Malayalam Hinduism 8.0 % 0.4 %
 Maldivian 100 Maldivian Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Maltese 50,000 Maltese Christianity 97.0 % 1.3 %
 Mandaean 1,800 Mandaic O Other / Small 2.0 % 0.1 %
Mandan 500 English Christianity 55.0 % 5.0 %
 Mandingo, Mandinka 2,600 Mandinka Islam 2.0 % 1.0 %
 Maninka, Eastern 12,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
 Maninka, Western 5,300 Maninkakan, Western Christianity 85.0 % 4.0 %
 Maori 300 Maori Christianity 65.0 % 20.0 %
 Marathi 34,000 Marathi Hinduism 1.0 % 0.0 %
Maricopa 600 Maricopa Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Marquesan, North 200 Marquesan, North Christianity 85.0 % 1.0 %
 Marshallese 20,000 Marshallese Christianity 97.0 % 44.0 %
 Maya, Yucatan 9,300 Maya, Yucatec Christianity 65.0 % 20.0 %
 Mende 6,500 Mende Islam 15.0 % 0.5 %
 Mennonites 14,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 88.0 % 10.0 %
Menomini 8,600 Menominee Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
Mexican Creole, Tirilone 158,000 Spanish Christianity 99.0 % 1.0 %
Miami 2,900 English E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 1.0 %
 Micmac 3,200 Micmac Christianity 65.0 % 12.0 %
Midway Islanders 2,500 English Christianity 85.0 % 6.0 %
Mikasuki Seminole 15,000 Mikasuki Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
 Miskito 200 Miskito Christianity 90.0 % 5.0 %
Miwok 400 English Christianity 65.0 % 2.0 %
Mohave, Mojave 900 Mohave Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
Mohawk 7,000 Mohawk Christianity 65.0 % 12.0 %
Mohegan-Montauk-Narragansett 2,000 English Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
 Mokilese 100 Mokilese Christianity 60.0 % 2.0 %
 Moldavian 22,000 Romanian Christianity 75.0 % 5.0 %
 Mon, Talaing 400 Mon Buddhism 2.0 % 0.7 %
 Mongol, Khalka 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.0 % 1.2 %
Mono 700 Mono Christianity 65.0 % 2.0 %
Mono, Alu 100 Mono Christianity 50.0 % 1.0 %
Montserratans 4,400 Antigua and Barbuda Creole English Christianity 96.0 % 22.0 %
 Moor 2,500 Hassaniyya Islam 4.0 % 1.0 %
 Moru 2,600 Moru Christianity 75.0 % 8.0 %
 Mossi, Moore 1,100 Moore Christianity 55.0 % 12.0 %
 Motilone, Bari 1,000 Bari Christianity 75.0 % 25.0 %
 Munda 500 Munda E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 0.5 %
Nahuatl, Tenango 4,400 Nahuatl, Zacatlan-Ahuacatlan-Tepetzintla Christianity 95.0 % 1.0 %
Nanticoke 600 English Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Navaho 294,000 Navajo Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Neo-Melanesian Papuan 1,200 Tok Pisin Christianity 95.0 % 22.0 %
 Nepalese 55,000 Nepali Hinduism 3.0 % 2.8 %
Nez Perce 3,100 Nez Perce Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Nicaraguan, Mestizo 251,000 Spanish Christianity 97.0 % 28.0 %
Nooksack 1,900 English Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Norwegian 43,000 Norwegian Christianity 91.0 % 8.4 %
 Nuer, Naath 16,000 Nuer E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 8.0 %
 Nyanja 1,700 English Christianity 85.0 % 22.0 %
Okanagon 2,200 Okanagan Christianity 65.0 % 10.0 %
 Okinawan, Ryukuan 4,300 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 2.0 % 0.2 %
Omaha 3,600 Omaha-Ponca Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Oneida 3,200 Oneida Christianity 65.0 % 10.0 %
Onondaga 1,200 Onondaga Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Oodham 20,000 Tohono O'odham Christianity 65.0 % 13.0 %
 Oriya 1,100 Oriya Hinduism 4.0 % 0.5 %
 Oromo, Jimma 6,400 Oromo, West Central Islam 4.0 % 2.0 %
Osage 9,600 English Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Otoe 1,800 English Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
Ottawa 7,700 Ottawa Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Paiute, Northern 6,900 Paiute, Northern Christianity 65.0 % 8.0 %
Paiute, Southern 7,200 Ute-Southern Paiute Christianity 65.0 % 9.0 %
Palauan 5,100 Palauan Christianity 96.0 % 23.9 %
Pampango 5,000 Pampangan Christianity 75.0 % 2.0 %
Panamint 100 English E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 1.0 %
Pangasinese 1,800 Pangasinan Christianity 98.0 % 9.0 %
 Parsee 18,000 Parsi O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
Part-Indian 316,000 English Christianity 95.0 % 7.0 %
 Pashtun, Northern 49,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Passamaquoddy, Malecite 3,200 Malecite-Passamaquoddy Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Pawnee 2,800 English Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
 Persian 334,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 2.0 % 0.3 %
 Peruvian 316,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 15.0 %
 Phu Thai 54,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Pima Bajo, Chihuahua 23,000 Pima Bajo Christianity 95.0 % 1.0 %
 Pingilapese 500 Pingelapese Christianity 100.0 % 19.0 %
 Polish, Pole 719,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
Polynesian 3,900 English Christianity 100.0 % 20.0 %
Pomo 5,900 Pomo, Central Christianity 80.0 % 2.0 %
 Ponapean 700 Pohnpeian Christianity 95.0 % 20.0 %
 Portuguese 606,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.0 % 3.0 %
Potawatomi 21,000 Potawatomi Christianity 65.0 % 6.0 %
Powhatan 4,300 English Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Pueblo, Keres, Eastern 6,500 Keres, Eastern Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
Pueblo, Keres, Western 8,200 Keres, Western Christianity 65.0 % 6.0 %
Pueblo, Zuni 11,000 Zuni E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 1.0 %
Puerto Ricans, White 3,825,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 25.2 %
Puget, Southern 2,900 Salish, Southern Puget Sound Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Puinave 300 Puinave Christianity 60.0 % 25.0 %
 Punjabi 147,000 Panjabi, Eastern O Other / Small 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Purepecha 300 Purepecha Christianity 95.0 % 1.0 %
Purepecha, Sierra Occidental 49,000 Purepecha, Western Highland E Ethnic Religions 45.0 % 5.0 %
Quapaw, Arkansas 2,900 Quapaw Christianity 50.0 % 4.0 %
Quechan, Kechan 3,200 Quechan Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Quechua 1,100 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 90.0 % 13.0 %
Quileute 400 English Christianity 50.0 % 5.0 %
Quinault, Lower Chehalis 2,100 English Christianity 55.0 % 5.0 %
Rhaeto-Romanian 100 Romansch Christianity 96.0 % 2.0 %
 Romani, Carpathian 27,000 Romani, Carpathian Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
 Romani, Sinte 1,500 Romani, Sinte Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
 Romani, Vlax, Kalderash 253,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 70.0 % 6.0 %
 Romanian 119,000 Romanian Christianity 97.0 % 5.4 %
Rumsen, Costanoan 5,000 English Christianity 80.0 % 6.0 %
 Russian 759,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
Sahaptin, Northeast 1,000 Walla Walla Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Saint Lucian 18,000 Saint Lucian Creole French Christianity 95.0 % 14.5 %
 Salvadorians 930,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 26.0 %
 Samoan, American 116,000 Samoan Christianity 97.0 % 18.0 %
Sauk-Fox, Mesquakie 1,300 Meskwaki Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
Scots, Gaelic 400 Gaelic, Scottish Christianity 65.0 % 8.0 %
Senaya 500 Senaya Christianity 65.0 % 0.5 %
Seneca 7,700 Seneca Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
 Serb 46,000 Serbian Christianity 80.0 % 0.6 %
Serrano 200 English Christianity 55.0 % 4.0 %
Shawnee 2,900 Shawnee Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Sherpa 500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shilluk 5,700 Shilluk E Ethnic Religions 45.0 % 12.0 %
 Shoshoni 8,200 Shoshoni Christianity 65.0 % 10.0 %
 Sindhi 5,800 Sindhi Hinduism 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Sinhalese 40,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.0 % 1.2 %
Skagit 500 Skagit Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
 Slovak 41,000 Slovak Christianity 93.0 % 1.2 %
Slovene 8,400 Slovene Christianity 54.0 % 0.1 %
Snohomish 1,100 English Christianity 50.0 % 4.0 %
 Somali 80,000 Somali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Soninke 5,300 Soninke Islam 1.0 % 0.5 %
Sorb, Lower Lusatian 100 Sorbian, Lower Christianity 70.0 % 1.0 %
 Sotho 300 Sotho, Southern Christianity 85.0 % 20.0 %
South American, Mestizo 2,869,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 19.0 %
 South Asian, general 337,000 Hindi Hinduism 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Spaniard 656,000 Spanish Christianity 77.0 % 1.0 %
Spokane 1,400 Spokane Christianity 65.0 % 3.0 %
Straits Salish, Saanich 15,000 Salish, Straits Christianity 85.0 % 16.0 %
Sumu 6,000 Mayangna Christianity 75.0 % 2.0 %
 Surinamese Creole, Sranan 6,400 Sranan Christianity 85.0 % 5.0 %
 Swahili 58,000 Swahili Islam 25.0 % 12.0 %
Swazi 500 Swati Christianity 80.0 % 18.0 %
 Swedish, Swede 68,000 Swedish Christianity 57.0 % 6.9 %
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 5,300 Turoyo Christianity 95.0 % 2.0 %
 Tahitian 1,200 Tahitian Christianity 97.0 % 10.0 %
 Tai Dam, Black Tai 4,100 Tai Dam E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 0.1 %
 Tai Don, White Tai 13,000 Tai Don E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tai Lue 4,300 Lu Buddhism 0.5 % 0.0 %
 Tajik 100 Tajiki Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tajik, Afghan 71,000 Dari Islam 0.4 % 0.3 %
 Tamil 87,000 Tamil Hinduism 6.0 % 0.5 %
Tanacross Unknown Tanacross Christianity 50.0 % 0.0 %
Tanaina 1,300 Tanaina Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
Tanana 400 Tanana, Lower Christianity 65.0 % 1.0 %
 Tatar 11,000 Tatar Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
 Tay 600 Tay E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 0.5 %
 Telugu 88,000 Telugu Hinduism 10.0 % 0.6 %
Tenino, Warm Springs 1,400 Tenino Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
Tewa 3,300 Tewa Christianity 65.0 % 6.0 %
 Thai, Central 176,000 Thai Buddhism 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Thai, Northeastern, Isan 82,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.0 % 0.1 %
 Tibetan, Central 4,700 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 20,000 Tigrigna Christianity 95.0 % 4.0 %
Tiwa, Northern 1,600 Tiwa, Northern Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
Tiwa, Southern 3,400 Tiwa, Southern Christianity 70.0 % 6.0 %
Tlingit, Thlinget 16,000 Tlingit Christianity 65.0 % 20.0 %
Tongan 44,000 Tongan Christianity 96.0 % 15.5 %
Tongva, Gabrielino 500 English Christianity 70.0 % 5.0 %
Tonkawa 100 English Christianity 60.0 % 2.0 %
 Trinidadian 97,000 English Christianity 66.0 % 20.0 %
 Triqui, Copala 8,300 Triqui, Copala Christianity 96.0 % 1.0 %
 Trukese 3,300 Chuukese Christianity 95.0 % 20.0 %
Tsimshian, Zimshian 2,500 Tsimshian Christianity 94.0 % 15.0 %
Tunica 200 English Christianity 50.0 % 3.0 %
 Turk 371,000 Turkish Islam 3.0 % 0.5 %
 Turk, Meskhetian 9,400 English Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Turkmen 200 Turkmen Islam 4.0 % 2.0 %
Tuscarora 600 English Christianity 50.0 % 5.0 %
Twana 500 English Christianity 70.0 % 3.0 %
 Uduk 400 Uduk E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 4.0 %
 Ukrainian 135,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
Ulithian 100 Ulithian Christianity 98.0 % 22.0 %
Upland Yuman 8,100 Havasupai-Walapai-Yavapai Christianity 65.0 % 12.0 %
Upper Chinook 1,100 Wasco-Wishram Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
Upper Kuskokwim, Ingalik 200 Kuskokwim, Upper Christianity 60.0 % 2.0 %
Upper Tanana, Tanacross 400 Tanana, Upper Christianity 50.0 % 1.0 %
 Urdu 292,000 Urdu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uruguayan, White 59,000 Spanish Christianity 70.0 % 7.0 %
Ute 7,900 Ute-Southern Paiute Christianity 60.0 % 3.0 %
 Uyghur 1,000 Uyghur Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 25,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 1.0 % 0.3 %
 Uzbek, Southern 26,000 Uzbek, Southern Islam 0.4 % 0.3 %
Venezualans 221,000 Spanish Christianity 85.0 % 11.0 %
 Vietnamese 1,605,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.0 % 1.8 %
Wampanoag 1,700 English Christianity 50.0 % 4.0 %
Washo 1,400 English Christianity 50.0 % 5.0 %
 Welsh 3,200 Welsh Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Wichita 1,000 English Christianity 55.0 % 5.0 %
Winnebago, Hocak 7,200 Ho-Chunk Christianity 60.0 % 10.0 %
Wintu 2,600 English Christianity 60.0 % 7.0 %
Wiyot 900 English Christianity 60.0 % 5.0 %
 Wolof 63,000 Wolof Islam 2.0 % 0.5 %
Wyandot, Huron 3,700 English Christianity 60.0 % 10.0 %
Yakima 9,000 Yakama Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
 Yapese 600 Yapese Christianity 85.0 % 1.5 %
Yaqui 23,000 Yaqui Christianity 60.0 % 4.0 %
 Yazidi 500 Kurdish, Northern E Ethnic Religions 2.4 % 1.5 %
Yokuts, Chuckchansi 2,800 Yokuts Christianity 65.0 % 4.0 %
 Yoruba 188,000 Yoruba E Ethnic Religions 45.0 % 13.0 %
Yuchi 2,100 English Christianity 50.0 % 5.0 %
Yuki 1,200 English Christianity 70.0 % 1.0 %
 Yukpa 600 Yukpa Christianity 80.0 % 5.0 %
Yupik, Pacific 30,000 Yupik, Pacific Gulf Christianity 65.0 % 5.0 %
Yurok 5,600 English Christianity 60.0 % 6.0 %
Zapoteco, San Juan Guelavia 600 Zapotec, San Juan Guelavia Christianity 95.0 % 0.5 %
 Zapoteco, Zoogocho 400 Zapotec, Zoogocho Christianity 95.0 % 1.0 %
  Totals:  489 316,893,000 93     77.4 % 26.5 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.9 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.5 %)
77.4 %
Ethnic Religions
2.3 %
Hinduism
0.3 %
Islam
2.1 %
Non-Religious
16.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.2 %
Independent
7.7 %
Orthodox
1.2 %
Other Christian
0.5 %
Protestant
49.1 %
Roman Catholic
39.4 %
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 United States. 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 United States
  • Christian ministry in United States
  • 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 United States 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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