Country: Trinidad and Tobago

Number of People Groups

15

People Groups Unreached

1

Total Population

1,356,000

Unreached Population

600

% Christian Adherent

66.1%

% Evangelical

17.2 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (66.1%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Afro-Caribbean Trinidadian 732,000 English Christianity 86.0 % 26.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 2,800 English Christianity 77.0 % 28.9 %
 Arab, Syrian 2,900 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Christianity 60.0 % 0.5 %
 British 11,000 English Christianity 58.0 % 8.8 %
Deaf Unknown Trinidad and Tobago Sign Language Christianity 65.0 % 0.0 %
 French 4,200 French Christianity 68.0 % 1.0 %
 German 2,700 German, Standard Christianity 68.0 % 2.1 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 21,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 8.0 % 5.7 %
 Jew 700 English E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Portuguese 2,700 Portuguese Christianity 92.0 % 3.0 %
Saint Lucian 4,000 Saint Lucian Creole French Christianity 97.0 % 14.5 %
 Sarnami Hindi, East Indian 507,000 English Hinduism 38.0 % 5.0 %
 Spaniard 4,100 Spanish Christianity 76.0 % 1.0 %
Tobagonian Creole English 40,000 Tobagonian Creole English Christianity 80.0 % 24.0 %
 Trinidanian, Creole-English 10,000 Trinidadian Creole English Christianity 74.0 % 20.0 %
  Totals:  15 1,345,000 1     66.1 % 17.2 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 17.2 %)
66.1 %
Ethnic Religions
1.6 %
Hinduism
21.9 %
Islam
5.1 %
Non-Religious
3.6 %
Other / Small Religions
1.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
7.6 %
Independent
14.5 %
Orthodox
0.9 %
Other Christian
0.6 %
Protestant
34.8 %
Roman Catholic
41.6 %
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 Trinidad and Tobago. 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 Trinidad and Tobago
  • Christian ministry in Trinidad and Tobago
  • 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 Trinidad and Tobago 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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