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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
%
Evangelical
%
Christian
Indigenous
Afro-Dominican Dominican Republic 990,000 Primary Christianity 7.6 % 95.0 %
 Afro-Ecuadorian Ecuador 350,000 Primary Christianity 0.5 % 96.0 %
Afro-Honduran Honduras 165,000 Primary Christianity 21.0 % 95.0 %
Afro-Seminole Mexico 500 Secondary Christianity 2.0 % 90.0 %
Americans, U.S. Spanish-Speaking United States 21,998,000 Primary Christianity 20.0 % 80.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized Colombia 802,000 Primary Christianity 34.0 % 60.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized Costa Rica 45,000 Primary Christianity 10.0 % 92.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized Honduras 339,000 Primary Christianity 12.0 % 90.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized Mexico 13,051,000 Primary Christianity 8.0 % 95.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized Nicaragua 53,000 Primary Christianity 3.5 % 88.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized Puerto Rico 19,000 Primary Christianity 25.0 % 60.0 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized Uruguay 15,000 Primary Christianity 1.0 % 85.0 %
 Arab Cuba 21,000 Secondary Christianity 1.0 % 65.0 %
 Argentinian White Argentina 30,761,000 Primary Christianity 11.0 % 96.9 %
 Argentinian White Canada 3,300 Primary Christianity 9.0 % 96.0 %
 Argentinian White Denmark 1,200 Primary Christianity 12.0 % 96.0 %
 Argentinian White Mexico 15,000 Primary Christianity 9.1 % 89.0 %
 Argentinian White United States 142,000 Primary Christianity 11.0 % 94.0 %
 Argentinian White Uruguay 31,000 Primary Christianity 9.1 % 89.0 %
 Asturian Portugal 10,000 Secondary Christianity 1.0 % 90.0 %
 Asturian Spain 573,000 Secondary Christianity 1.0 % 84.0 %
Atacameno Argentina 14,000 Primary Christianity 5.0 % 60.0 %
Atacameno Chile 24,000 Primary Christianity 9.0 % 92.0 %
Bare Brazil 7,600 Primary E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 20.0 %
Bare Venezuela 1,300 Primary E Ethnic Religions 0.8 % 20.0 %
Bolivian, Mestizo Bolivia 4,625,000 Primary Christianity 14.5 % 94.0 %
Bolivian, Mestizo Canada 1,600 Primary Christianity 16.0 % 90.0 %
Bolivian, Mestizo Denmark 400 Primary Christianity 12.0 % 94.0 %
Bolivian, Mestizo Sweden 2,900 Primary Christianity 13.0 % 90.0 %
Bolivian, Mestizo United States 106,000 Primary Christianity 16.2 % 91.0 %
Cakchiquel, Southwestern, Acatenango Guatemala 800 Secondary Christianity 10.0 % 95.0 %
Cakchiquel-Quiche Mixed Language-Speaking Guatemala 3,000 Secondary Christianity 4.0 % 95.0 %
Canichana Bolivia 600 Primary Christianity 3.0 % 70.0 %
 Cape Verdean Argentina 14,000 Secondary Christianity 7.0 % 98.0 %
 Catalonian Spain 7,583,000 Secondary Christianity 0.4 % 82.0 %
Cayubaba Bolivia 1,100 Primary Christianity 1.0 % 81.0 %
Chamicura, Chamicolos Peru Unknown Secondary Christianity 0.5 % 90.0 %
Chatino, Sierra Oriental Mexico 2,300 Secondary Christianity 0.4 % 95.0 %
Chiapaneco Mexico Unknown Primary Christianity 0.0 % 85.0 %
Chibcha Colombia 13,000 Primary Christianity 5.0 % 90.0 %
Chichimeca-Jonaz Mexico 1,800 Secondary Christianity 5.0 % 95.0 %
Chicomuceltec Guatemala 100 Primary Christianity 4.0 % 95.0 %
Chicomuceltec Mexico 2,600 Primary Christianity 0.2 % 95.0 %
 Chilean Argentina 195,000 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 89.0 %
 Chilean Australia 30,000 Primary Christianity 17.0 % 85.0 %
 Chilean Canada 21,000 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 88.0 %
 Chilean Chile 16,610,000 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 89.0 %
 Chilean Denmark 1,500 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 90.0 %
 Chilean Norway 7,400 Primary Christianity 18.4 % 87.0 %
 Chilean New Zealand 1,700 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 90.0 %
 Chilean Peru 93,000 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 87.0 %
 Chilean Sweden 17,000 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 87.0 %
 Chilean United States 131,000 Primary Christianity 8.0 % 90.0 %
 Chilean Uruguay 3,400 Primary Christianity 18.0 % 87.0 %
Chinanteco, Chiltepec Mexico Unknown Secondary Christianity 4.0 % 96.0 %
Chinanteco, Comaltepec Mexico 3,000 Secondary Christianity 1.5 % 95.0 %
Chinanteco, Ozumacin Mexico 4,000 Secondary Christianity 15.0 % 95.0 %
 Chinanteco, Quiotepec Mexico 11,000 Secondary Christianity 0.6 % 95.0 %
Chocholtec Mexico 700 Secondary Christianity 10.0 % 95.0 %
 Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra Mexico 3,100 Secondary Christianity 28.0 % 95.0 %
Chorotega Honduras 100 Primary E Ethnic Religions 1.0 % 30.0 %
 Chorti Honduras 5,900 Primary Christianity 3.5 % 92.0 %
 Colombian Canada 33,000 Primary Christianity 8.0 % 92.0 %
 Colombian Venezuela 214,000 Primary Christianity 7.5 % 94.0 %
 Colombian, White Colombia 9,221,000 Primary Christianity 6.3 % 96.3 %
 Colombian, White Denmark 3,200 Primary Christianity 6.0 % 94.0 %
 Coloured Equatorial Guinea 19,000 Primary Christianity 4.0 % 100.0 %
 Costa Rican Canada 1,600 Primary Christianity 14.8 % 93.0 %
 Costa Rican Costa Rica 3,811,000 Primary Christianity 15.8 % 96.3 %
 Costa Rican United States 130,000 Primary Christianity 15.0 % 96.0 %
Cuban Canada 4,400 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 68.0 %
Cuban Mexico 13,000 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 57.0 %
Cuban Puerto Rico 7,800 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 57.0 %
Cuban Russia 700 Primary Christianity 4.0 % 52.0 %
Cuban Spain 19,000 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 57.0 %
Cuban Uganda 8,200 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 57.0 %
Cuban United States 1,695,000 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 57.0 %
Cuban Venezuela 92,000 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 57.0 %
Cuban, other Hispanic Jamaica 8,700 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 55.0 %
Cuban, White Cuba 7,243,000 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 56.0 %
Cuban, White Denmark 500 Primary Christianity 9.0 % 60.0 %
Dominican White Dominican Republic 1,696,000 Primary Christianity 9.1 % 95.0 %
 Dominican, mixed Dominican Republic 7,249,000 Primary Christianity 9.1 % 94.0 %
 Dominicans Canada 13,000 Primary Christianity 17.0 % 84.0 %
 Dominicans Guadeloupe 500 Primary Christianity 9.0 % 95.0 %
 Dominicans Haiti 43,000 Primary Christianity 9.0 % 95.0 %
 Dominicans United States 1,392,000 Primary Christianity 9.1 % 94.0 %
 Ecuadorian Canada 11,000 Primary Christianity 8.5 % 93.0 %
 Ecuadorian Italy 67,000 Primary Christianity 8.5 % 94.0 %
 Ecuadorian, Mestizo Ecuador 11,645,000 Primary Christianity 8.5 % 94.0 %
 Ecuadorian, Mestizo United States 340,000 Primary Christianity 9.0 % 94.0 %
Embera-Chami, Chami Colombia 5,800 Secondary E Ethnic Religions 1.5 % 45.0 %
Emok Paraguay 1,400 Primary Christianity 1.0 % 80.0 %
 Eurasian Uruguay 2,100 Primary Christianity 1.0 % 65.0 %
Guarijio Mexico 3,300 Secondary Christianity 0.5 % 95.0 %
Guatemalan White Belize 2,900 Primary Christianity 12.0 % 95.0 %
Guatemalan White Canada 11,000 Primary Christianity 24.0 % 94.0 %
Guatemalan White Guatemala 9,541,000 Primary Christianity 26.0 % 96.0 %
Guatemalan White Mexico 13,000 Primary Christianity 24.0 % 96.0 %
Guatemalan White United States 547,000 Primary Christianity 24.0 % 96.0 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Guatemala 3,300 Primary Non-Religious 5.0 % 9.0 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Mexico 13,000 Primary Non-Religious 5.7 % 8.0 %
Honduran Canada 3,600 Primary Christianity 23.0 % 93.0 %
Honduran Cayman Islands 3,300 Primary Christianity 27.0 % 96.5 %
Honduran Honduras 6,915,000 Primary Christianity 23.0 % 96.7 %
Honduran Mexico 12,000 Primary Christianity 23.0 % 97.0 %
Honduran United States 253,000 Primary Christianity 20.0 % 96.0 %
Honduran White Honduras 165,000 Primary Christianity 23.0 % 96.0 %
Inga Colombia 24,000 Secondary Christianity 3.0 % 70.0 %
Injerto, Asian / Peruvians Peru 12,000 Primary Christianity 2.0 % 90.0 %
Jew, Judeo-Moroccan Morocco 2,600 Secondary E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kumiai Mexico 300 Secondary Christianity 2.0 % 80.0 %
Latin American Aruba 11,000 Primary Christianity 8.8 % 98.0 %
Latin American St Vincent and Grenadines 2,100 Primary Christianity 5.0 % 95.0 %
Latin American White Paraguay 240,000 Primary Christianity 6.0 % 97.0 %
Latin American White Spain 138,000 Primary Christianity 2.0 % 90.0 %
Latin American, Mestizo Spain 505,000 Primary Christianity 1.0 % 87.0 %
Latin American, Mestizo United Kingdom 81,000 Primary Christianity 4.0 % 92.0 %
 Lenca El Salvador 50,000 Primary Christianity 0.5 % 85.0 %
 Lenca Honduras 113,000 Primary Christianity 7.0 % 95.0 %
Macushi, Makuxi Venezuela 1,300 Secondary E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 40.0 %
Matlatzinca, San Francisco De Los Ranchos Mexico 800 Secondary Christianity 3.0 % 95.0 %
Mixteco, Ayutla Mexico 15,000 Secondary Christianity 3.0 % 95.0 %
 Mixteco, Cacaloxtepec Mexico 1,300 Secondary Christianity 4.0 % 95.0 %
Mixteco, Chalcatongo Mexico 1,800 Secondary Christianity 0.0 % 95.0 %
Mixteco, Chazumba Mexico 4,800 Secondary Christianity 6.0 % 95.0 %
Mixteco, Chigmacatitlan Mexico 1,400 Secondary Christianity 6.0 % 95.0 %
Mixteco, Cuyamecalco Mexico 2,400 Secondary Christianity 2.7 % 95.0 %
Mixteco, Diuxi Tilantongo Mexico 4,300 Secondary Christianity 1.1 % 95.0 %
Mixteco, Itundujia Mexico 1,100 Secondary Christianity 28.0 % 96.0 %
 Mixteco, Pinotepa Nacional Mexico 30,000 Secondary Christianity 17.0 % 95.0 %
Mulatto Peru 60,000 Primary Christianity 2.0 % 90.0 %
Nahuatl, Central Mexico 96,000 Secondary Christianity 2.4 % 95.0 %
Nahuatl, Coatepec Mexico 2,100 Secondary Christianity 14.0 % 95.0 %
 Nahuatl, Huaxcaleca Mexico 11,000 Secondary Christianity 0.0 % 95.0 %
Nahuatl, Istmo-Cosoleacaque Mexico 7,800 Secondary Christianity 3.9 % 95.0 %
Nahuatl, Puebla Central Mexico 21,000 Secondary Christianity 5.0 % 95.0 %
Part-Indian El Salvador 300,000 Primary Christianity 2.0 % 95.0 %
Part-Indian Panama 115,000 Primary Christianity 10.0 % 88.0 %
Popoloca, Coyotepec Mexico 10,000 Secondary Christianity 0.4 % 94.0 %
Popoluca, Sierra Mexico 44,000 Secondary Christianity 3.4 % 95.0 %
 Quechua, Chachapoyas Peru 8,000 Secondary Christianity 2.0 % 99.0 %
 Quechua, Huaylas Ancash Peru 400,000 Secondary Christianity 1.2 % 95.0 %
Quechua, Jauja Huancayo Peru 92,000 Secondary Christianity 2.0 % 99.0 %
 Quichua, Lowland Napo Ecuador 16,000 Secondary Christianity 6.0 % 90.0 %
Romani, Calo Mexico 25,000 Secondary Christianity 0.0 % 90.0 %
Tepehua, Huehuetla Mexico 5,300 Secondary Christianity 18.0 % 71.0 %
Tlapaneco, Azoyu Mexico 800 Secondary Christianity 0.8 % 96.0 %
 Totonaca, Sierra Mexico 213,000 Secondary Christianity 10.0 % 97.0 %
 Zapoteco, Istmo Mexico 128,000 Secondary Christianity 7.4 % 97.0 %
Zapoteco, Miahuatlan Central Mexico 1,200 Secondary Christianity 1.0 % 95.0 %
 Zapoteco, Mixtepec Mexico 10,000 Secondary Christianity 0.4 % 95.0 %
Zapoteco, Sierra de Juarez Mexico 6,000 Secondary Christianity 27.5 % 95.0 %
Zoque, Chimalapa Mexico 6,800 Secondary Christianity 44.4 % 95.0 %
Zoque, Copainala Mexico 15,000 Secondary Christianity 6.0 % 95.0 %
  Totals:  457   419,367,000 (P) 1 298 (P) : 159 (S)        
Language Alternate Names
Afro-Yungueño (Black Spanish)
American Spanish (Chicano)
Andalusí
Andalusian (Andalú)
Andaluz
Canary Islands Spanish (Isleño)
Castellano
Castilian
Castillan
Chicano (Caló)
Español
Isleno (Isleño)
Islenyo
Llanito (Yanito)
Lunfardo
Portunhol
Portuñol
Rioplatense
Silbo Gomero
Dialects
American Spanish
Andalusian
Aragonese
Canary Islands Spanish
Castellano
Cuba
Latin America
Mexico
Murcian
Navarrese
Dialect Alternate Names
Andalú
Andalusí
Andaluz
Castilian: Northern
Chicano
Espanol
Spain

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