Country: Argentina

Number of People Groups

84

People Groups Unreached

2 (2.4%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

44,200,000

Population in Unreached

183,000 (0.4%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

93.1%

% Evangelical

9.94%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.1%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Afro-Argentine 133,000 133,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 % -
Afro-Bolivian 1,300 126,000 Spanish Christianity 98.50 % 12.00 % -
Afro-Caribbean, other 2,800 110,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
Afro-Paraguayan 1,800 71,000 Spanish Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 % -
Afro-Peruvians 1,400 161,000 Spanish Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 % -
 Afro-Uruguayan 2,400 71,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 6.00 % -
 Arab, Palestinian 1,100 11,919,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 2.00 % -
 Arab, Syrian 1,459,000 15,831,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 38.00 % 1.20 % -
 Argentinian, White 35,016,000 35,339,000 Spanish Christianity 96.92 % 11.00 % -
 Armenian 148,000 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 90.00 % 2.50 % -
Atacameno, Kunza 15,000 21,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Aymara 23,000 1,687,000 Aymara, Central Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 Belarusian 3,900 10,061,000 Belarusian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Black African, general 15,000 991,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
Brazilian, Black 1,600 12,377,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 23.00 % -
Brazilian, White 43,000 96,735,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 29.00 % -
 British 9,400 51,606,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 15,000 1,070,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 % -
 Catalonian 197,000 4,211,000 Catalan Christianity 96.00 % 0.70 % -
Chane 4,700 4,700 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 8.57 % -
Charrua 16,000 16,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 % -
 Chilean 205,000 16,721,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 18.00 % -
 Chinese, general 76,000 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % -
Chorote, Eklenjuy 900 900 Chorote, Iyojwa'ja Christianity 70.00 % 8.88 % -
Chorote, Manjuy 1,700 2,400 Chorote, Iyo'wujwa Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
Chulupe 1,200 16,000 Nivacle Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 % -
Comechingon 38,000 38,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % -
 Croat 4,100 5,201,000 Croatian Christianity 91.00 % 0.30 % -
 Czech 7,900 10,546,000 Czech Non-Religious 30.00 % 0.80 % -
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Argentine Sign Language Christianity 89.28 % 9.10 % -
Diaguita 72,000 118,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 French 16,000 49,832,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
 Galician 749,000 3,186,000 Galician Christianity 96.00 % 0.30 % -
 German 42,000 64,307,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 7.00 % -
 Greek 41,000 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 % -
 Guarani, Ava 24,000 41,000 Guarani, Ava Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian 23,000 71,000 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Christianity 70.00 % 4.90 % -
 Guarani, Mbya 8,900 34,000 Guarani, Mbya Christianity 80.00 % 2.25 % -
Huarpe 37,000 37,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Italian 1,111,000 37,690,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.00 % -
 Japanese 37,000 124,775,000 Japanese Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.20 % -
 Jew, Spanish Speaking 182,000 298,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 0.21 % 0.21 %
Kaiwa 600 37,000 Kaiwa Christianity 70.00 % 35.00 % -
Kolla 70,000 70,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % -
 Korean 32,000 80,517,000 Korean Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lao 2,000 3,638,000 Lao Buddhism 10.00 % 0.80 % -
Lule 4,000 4,000 Spanish Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 % -
Maimara 2,000 2,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
 Mapuche, Araucanian 130,000 1,674,000 Mapudungun Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Mennonites 4,000 468,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 % -
 Mocovi 25,000 25,000 Mocovi Christianity 60.00 % 10.00 % -
 Native Argentine, Mestizo 1,758,000 8,654,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 % -
Omaguaca 7,400 7,400 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
Ona 3,000 3,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
Pampa 24,000 24,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
 Paraguayan, Guarani-Speaking 590,000 6,725,000 Guarani, Paraguayan Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 Peruvian 168,000 24,804,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 14.00 % -
Pilaga Toba 5,600 5,900 Pilaga Christianity 90.00 % 45.00 % -
 Polish 197,000 41,891,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 % -
 Portuguese 15,000 17,561,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 % -
Quechua, Northwest Jujuy 2,000 2,000 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 94.00 % 10.00 % -
 Quechua, South Bolivian 81,000 1,781,000 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 98.85 % 4.00 % -
Querandi 4,000 4,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 % -
Quichua, Santiago del Estero 63,000 63,000 Quichua, Santiago del Estero Christianity 94.00 % 0.40 % -
Rankulche 16,000 16,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Romani, Vlax 59,000 1,125,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romanian 16,000 20,461,000 Romanian Christianity 84.00 % 7.00 % -
 Russian 31,000 134,082,000 Russian Christianity 70.00 % 0.40 % -
Sanaviron 3,100 3,100 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
 Serb 6,300 8,906,000 Serbian Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 % -
 Slovak 9,100 5,070,000 Slovak Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 % -
 Slovene 12,000 1,940,000 Slovene Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 % -
 Spaniard 584,000 28,653,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 % -
Tapiete, Guarayo 600 3,200 Nandeva Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 % -
Tehuelche, Aoniken 30,000 30,000 Mapudungun Christianity 90.00 % 0.40 % -
 Toba Qom 137,000 138,000 Toba Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 % -
 Turk 800 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 31,000 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
 Uruguayan, White 124,000 2,836,000 Spanish Christianity 71.00 % 3.00 % -
Vejoz Mataco 46,000 46,000 Wichi Lhamtes Vejoz Christianity 85.00 % 8.00 % -
Vilela 500 500 Toba Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
Weenhayek, Wichi Lhames Nocten 46,000 49,000 Wichi Lhamtes Nocten Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 % -
 Welsh 31,000 1,370,000 Welsh Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
Wichi, Pilcomayo Mataco 43,000 43,000 Wichi Lhamtes Guisnay Christianity 70.00 % 28.00 % -
  Totals:  84 44,200,000       2   93.10 % 9.94 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 72,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 44,272,000                

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% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   44,200,000 84 2 2.4 % 183,000 0.4 % 0
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 0 Bible Portions
Argentine Sign Language aed 1 0
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Aymara, Central ayr 1 0 Complete Bible
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Catalan cat 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chorote, Iyo'wujwa crq 1 0 Bible Portions
Chorote, Iyojwa'ja crt 1 0 New Testament
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Galician glg 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Ava nhd 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian gui 2 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Mbya gun 1 0 Complete Bible
Guarani, Paraguayan gug 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 0 Complete Bible
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Kaiwa kgk 1 0 New Testament
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Lao lao 1 0 Complete Bible
Mapudungun arn 2 0 New Testament
Mocovi moc 1 0 New Testament
Nandeva tpj 1 0
Nivacle cag 1 0 Complete Bible
Pilaga plg 1 0 New Testament
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Quechua, South Bolivian quh 2 0 Complete Bible
Quichua, Santiago del Estero qus 1 0 Bible Portions
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 New Testament
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 29 1 Complete Bible
Toba tob 2 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Welsh cym 1 0 Complete Bible
Wichi Lhamtes Guisnay mzh 1 0 Complete Bible
Wichi Lhamtes Nocten mtp 1 0 New Testament
Wichi Lhamtes Vejoz wlv 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 51 84 2   38 33 37 49 22

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.9 %)
93.1 %
Ethnic Religions
1.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.8 %
Non-Religious
2.6 %
Other / Small Religions
1.3 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.3 %
Independent
4.8 %
Orthodox
1.4 %
Other Christian
1.5 %
Protestant
6.7 %
Roman Catholic
83.7 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians 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 Argentina. 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 Argentina
  • Christian ministry in Argentina
  • 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 Argentina 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.

Argentina Statistics
People Groups 84
Unreached People Groups 2  (2.4%)
Population 44,200,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.0%
Population in Unreached 183,000  (0.4%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 4
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 93.1%
Percent Evangelical 9.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 92%
Continent South America
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Country Code AR
Official Language(s) Spanish
Literacy Rate 98%
Estimated Illiterate Population 884,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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