Country: Brazil

Number of People Groups

310

People Groups Unreached

30 (9.7%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

211,100,000

Population in Unreached

115,000 (0.1%)

Literacy Rate

91 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

89.5%

% Evangelical

24.68%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Agavotaguerra 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 1.00 %
 Aikana, Tubarao 300 300 Aikana Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 25.00 %
Akawaio 1,300 6,900 Akawaio Christianity 51.00 % 20.00 %
Akunsu Unknown Unknown Language unknown Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Amahuaca 200 600 Amahuaca Christianity 75.00 % 35.00 %
Amanaye 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 10.00 %
Amapa Creole 31,000 31,000 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
 Americans, U.S. 37,000 190,291,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 37.00 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized 453,000 15,930,000 Portuguese Christianity 59.00 % 35.00 %
Amundava 100 100 Amundava Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 10.00 %
Anambe 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Apalai 500 500 Apalai Christianity 80.00 % 40.00 %
Apiaka 800 800 Portuguese Christianity 81.00 % 25.00 %
Apinaje 1,900 1,900 Apinaye Christianity 80.00 % 35.00 %
Apurina 7,600 7,600 Apurina Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 %
 Arab, general 1,411,000 3,279,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 36.00 % 5.00 %
Arana 400 400 Portuguese Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 %
Arapaso 600 600 Tucano Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
Arara do Acre 400 400 Sharanahua Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Arara do Amazonas 400 400 Curripaco Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 %
Arara do Mato Grosso 300 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Arara do Para 400 400 Arara, Para Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.00 %
Arara do Rondonia 300 300 Karo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.80 %
Arawete 500 500 Arawete Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 %
Arikapu Unknown Unknown Tupari Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
 Armenian 47,000 6,341,000 Armenian Christianity 90.00 % 13.00 %
Arua 100 100 Arua Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Asheninka, Pichis 1,000 16,000 Asheninka, Pichis Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.80 %
 Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua 1,000 9,500 Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 %
Asurini do Tocantins 700 700 Asurini, Tocantins Christianity 80.00 % 35.00 %
 Asurini do Xingu 200 200 Asurini of Xingu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 2.00 %
Atikum, Uamue 6,300 6,300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.10 %
Ava-Canoeiro Unknown Unknown Ava-Canoeiro Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 %
Aweti 200 200 Aweti Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
Bakairi 1,500 1,500 Bakairi Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Baniwa 5,800 9,400 Baniwa Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 %
Bara, Waimaha Unknown 800 Waimaha Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 10.00 %
Barasano do Norte Unknown Unknown Tucano Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Bare 7,900 22,000 Nhengatu Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.50 %
 Basque 6,300 2,847,000 Basque Christianity 93.00 % 0.40 %
 Bora, Miranha 700 5,000 Bora Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.50 %
Bororo 1,600 1,600 Bororo Ethnic Religions 19.00 % 4.00 %
Brazilian, Black 12,375,000 12,377,000 Portuguese Christianity 89.00 % 23.00 %
 Brazilian, Mestizo 82,406,000 82,457,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.02 % 24.00 %
Brazilian, White 96,104,000 96,735,000 Portuguese Christianity 89.50 % 29.00 %
 British 12,000 51,834,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 20.00 %
 Canela, Ramkokamekra 2,700 2,700 Canela Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 22.00 %
Carapana Unknown 1,000 Carapana Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 %
Carib, Galibi do Uaca 2,100 2,100 Language unknown Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Carutana 400 400 Baniwa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.80 %
Chamacoco Unknown 2,000 Chamacoco Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Chinese, general 313,000 8,903,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 %
Chiquitano 2,400 60,000 Chiquitano Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 %
Cinta-Larga 1,700 1,700 Cinta Larga Christianity 90.00 % 11.00 %
 Cubeo 400 7,200 Cubeo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 20.00 %
Curripaco 1,300 17,000 Curripaco Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 40.00 %
 Daw 100 100 Daw Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Brazilian Sign Language Christianity 91.00 % 1.00 %
 Deni 1,100 1,100 Deni Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 %
Desano 1,700 3,900 Desano Christianity 60.00 % 20.00 %
Diahoi 100 100 Tenharim Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
 Dutch 11,000 15,195,000 Dutch Non-Religious 26.00 % 5.00 %
Enawene-Nawe 600 600 Enawene-Nawe Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
 French 18,000 49,762,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.70 %
Fulnio 5,600 5,600 Iate Christianity 60.00 % 20.00 %
Galibi do Oiapoque Unknown Unknown Carib Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 %
Galibi do Uaca 2,400 2,400 Karipuna Creole French Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 %
Gaviao do Jiparana 700 700 Gaviao do Jiparana Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.50 %
Gaviao do Maranhao 700 700 Gaviao, Para Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.40 %
 German 584,000 64,238,000 Portuguese Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 %
 Greek 11,000 10,798,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 %
Guaja 500 500 Guaja Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
 Guajajara 23,000 23,000 Guajajara Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 %
Guanae 300 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
 Guarani, Ava 8,600 41,000 Guarani, Ava Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 Guarani, Mbya 7,200 34,000 Guarani, Mbya Christianity 65.00 % 20.00 %
Guato 800 800 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Guaza Unknown Unknown Language unknown Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Halo Te Su, Alatesu Unknown Unknown Nambikuara, Southern Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
Himarima Unknown Unknown Himarima Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Hixkariana 900 900 Hixkaryana Christianity 96.00 % 50.00 %
 Hungarian 22,000 11,567,000 Hungarian Christianity 82.00 % 7.00 %
 Hunsrik 3,165,000 3,165,000 Hunsrik Christianity 85.00 % 1.50 %
 Hupda 1,900 2,100 Hupde Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
Iapama, Apama 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ikpeng, Txikao 400 400 Ikpeng Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.25 %
Ipeka-Tapuia, Pato-Tapuia 200 200 Curripaco Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
Irantxe 400 400 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
Isolados do Alto Jutai 200 200 Language unknown Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Isolados do Jandiatuba 300 300 Language unknown Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Italian 277,000 37,782,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 8.00 %
Italo-Mulatto 12,000 12,000 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Itogapuk, Karo 100 100 Karo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Jabuti 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.50 %
 Jamamadi 1,000 1,000 Jamamadi Christianity 60.00 % 15.00 %
 Japanese 1,545,000 124,775,000 Japanese Christianity 63.50 % 15.00 %
 Jarawara 200 200 Jamamadi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 30.00 %
Javae 1,400 1,400 Karaja Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Jenipapo-Kanide 300 300 Portuguese Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Jew 95,000 97,000 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.30 %
Jiripanco 2,200 2,200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Juma Unknown Unknown Juma Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Juriti Unknown Unknown Wajiara Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Juruna 500 500 Juruna Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
Kaapor 1,500 1,500 Kaapor Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
Kabixi 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kadiweu 2,100 2,100 Kadiweu Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 15.00 %
Kaimbe 1,400 1,400 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 2.00 %
Kaingang 36,000 36,000 Kaingang Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 %
Kaiwa 36,000 37,000 Kaiwa Christianity 60.00 % 35.00 %
Kaixana 500 500 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Kalabaca 200 200 Portuguese Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Kalanko 400 400 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.50 %
Kalapalo 600 600 Kuikuro-Kalapalo Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kamayura 600 600 Kamayura Christianity 60.00 % 0.60 %
Kamba 2,300 2,300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
 Kambeba, Omagua 500 1,100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Kambiwa 3,200 3,200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 7.00 %
Kampe Unknown Unknown Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Kanamari 3,000 3,000 Kanamari Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 12.00 %
Kaninde 800 800 Portuguese Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Kanoe 300 300 Portuguese Christianity 60.00 % 10.00 %
Kantarure 500 500 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Kapinawa 4,000 4,000 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 7.00 %
Karafawyana Unknown Unknown Waiwai Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 %
Karaja 3,400 3,400 Karaja Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 %
Karapoto 2,400 2,400 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %
Karipuna do Rondonia 200 200 Karipuna Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Kariri-Xoco 1,700 1,700 Portuguese Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 %
Karitiana 400 400 Karitiana Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 15.00 %
Karuazu 1,100 1,100 Portuguese Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Katawixi 300 300 Katawixi Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
Katuena 500 500 Waiwai Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.50 %
Katukina do Rio Bia 500 500 Kanamari Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Katukina-Jurua 400 400 Katukina, Panoan Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
Katukina-Jutai 600 600 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 25.00 %
Kaxarari 300 300 Kaxarari Christianity 60.50 % 2.00 %
 Kaxinawa, Cashinahua 7,800 9,300 Kashinawa Christianity 70.00 % 30.00 %
 Kaxixo 300 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.00 %
Kaxuyana 1,000 1,000 Trio Christianity 69.00 % 5.00 %
Kayabi 2,100 2,100 Kayabi Christianity 70.00 % 30.00 %
 Kayapo 8,600 8,600 Kayapo Christianity 70.00 % 35.00 %
Kiriri 1,600 1,600 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 7.00 %
 Kokama 7,900 26,000 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
Kontanawa 300 300 Portuguese Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
 Korean 47,000 80,477,000 Korean Christianity 55.00 % 20.00 %
 Korubo 500 500 Korubo Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %
Kraho 2,500 2,500 Kraho Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
Kreen-Akarore 400 400 Panara Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
Kreje Unknown Unknown Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
Krenak 400 400 Krenak Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Krikati-Timbira 700 700 Krikati-Timbira Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 2.00 %
 Kulina 3,900 4,400 Kulina Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Kuruaya 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %
Lakonde Unknown Unknown Lakonde Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Latunde 100 100 Latunde Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
 Macushi 29,000 39,000 Macushi Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 25.00 %
 Makuna 200 1,200 Macuna Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 10.00 %
Makurap 500 500 Makurap Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 %
Mamainde 100 100 Mamainde Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Manchineri 1,000 1,200 Machinere Christianity 79.80 % 20.00 %
 Maquiritari, Mayongong 500 8,900 Maquiritari Christianity 80.00 % 5.00 %
 Marinawa 500 1,100 Portuguese Christianity 70.00 % 20.00 %
 Marubo 1,700 1,700 Marubo Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 0.40 %
Matipu 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
 Matis 400 400 Matis Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Matses 900 2,600 Matses Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 2.00 %
Mawayana 300 300 Waiwai Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Maxakali 1,700 1,700 Maxakali Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 %
Mehinaku 300 300 Mehinaku Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
Mekem 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Mennonites 9,300 468,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 89.00 % 50.00 %
 Metyktire 100 100 Kayapo Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Miqueleno 200 200 Purubora Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Miriti 100 100 Tucano Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Morerebi 100 100 Morerebi Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Munduruku 12,000 12,000 Munduruku Christianity 60.00 % 16.00 %
Mura 11,000 11,000 Piraha Christianity 100.00 % 10.00 %
Mura-Piraha 400 400 Piraha Ethnic Religions 19.80 % 1.00 %
Mynky, Munku 400 400 Irantxe Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 %
 Nadeb 600 600 Nadeb Christianity 51.00 % 51.00 %
Nahukwa 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %
Nambikuara, Southern 1,300 1,300 Nambikuara, Southern Christianity 69.50 % 30.00 %
 Nambikwara, Mamainde 2,000 2,000 Mamainde Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 %
Naua 500 500 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Nukuini 500 500 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.80 %
Ofaye 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Paiaku 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %
Pakaas-Novos, Oro-Mawin Unknown Unknown Language unknown Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
Pakaas-Novos, Orowari 2,700 2,700 Pakaasnovos Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 30.00 %
Palikur 1,600 2,200 Palikur Christianity 60.00 % 16.00 %
 Palmari 1,600 1,600 Paumari Christianity 60.00 % 60.00 %
Pankara 2,900 2,900 Portuguese Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Pankarare 1,700 1,700 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 7.00 %
Pankararu 8,500 8,500 Portuguese Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
Pankaru 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.50 %
Pantamona 100 5,500 Patamona Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Papavo 200 200 Language unknown Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Parakana 1,000 1,000 Parakana Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Paranawat 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 1.00 %
Parecis 1,800 1,800 Parecis Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 %
Parintintin 500 500 Tenharim Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 %
Parintintin-Tenharim 1,000 1,000 Tenharim Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 %
Parkateje 400 400 Gaviao, Para Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 5.00 %
Pataxo 12,000 12,000 Portuguese Christianity 100.00 % 4.00 %
 Pataxo-Hahahae 3,900 3,900 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 5.00 %
Pemon, Taulipang 800 32,000 Pemon Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 %
Pipipa 1,800 1,800 Portuguese Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Pira-Tapuia 1,500 2,100 Piratapuyo Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
Pitaguari 4,200 4,200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Pokanga 200 200 Pokanga Christianity 60.00 % 40.00 %
 Polish 210,000 41,875,000 Polish Christianity 87.00 % 1.00 %
 Portuguese 849,000 17,301,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 5.00 %
Potiguara 17,000 17,000 Portuguese Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
Poyanawa 600 600 Portuguese Christianity 69.00 % 1.00 %
Quilombola 1,565,000 1,565,000 Portuguese Christianity 55.00 % 0.10 %
 Ribeirinhos, Amazon River Peoples 7,097,000 7,097,000 Portuguese Christianity 87.00 % 10.00 %
 Rikbaktsa 1,400 1,400 Rikbaktsa Christianity 80.00 % 5.00 %
Romani, Brazilian 425,000 425,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 7.00 %
Romani, Calo 828,000 924,000 Calo Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 20,000 1,125,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 85.00 % 10.00 %
 Romanian 21,000 20,395,000 Romanian Christianity 80.00 % 6.00 %
 Russian 143,000 133,741,000 Russian Christianity 63.00 % 2.00 %
Sabane 200 200 Sabane Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 %
Sakiriabar 100 100 Sakirabia Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Saluma 300 300 Saluma Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
 Sanuma 500 2,000 Sanuma Christianity 60.00 % 25.00 %
 Satere-Mawe 11,000 11,000 Satere-Mawe Christianity 70.00 % 40.00 %
 Serb 21,000 8,990,000 Serbian Christianity 83.00 % 0.30 %
 Shanenawa 400 400 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Sikiana Unknown Unknown Sikiana Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Siriano Unknown 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
 Slovak 3,900 5,046,000 Slovak Christianity 79.00 % 10.00 %
 Spaniard 257,000 28,653,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 %
Surui do Para 300 300 Surui Do Para Christianity 100.00 % 1.00 %
 Surui do Rondonia 1,300 1,300 Surui Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 30.00 %
Suruwaha 200 200 Suruaha Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.00 %
Suya 400 400 Suya Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
Tabajara 3,200 3,200 Portuguese Christianity 100.00 % 15.00 %
Tapayuna 200 200 Suya Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Tapeba 7,000 7,000 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 2.00 %
 Tapirape 600 600 Tapirape Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 %
Tapuia 200 200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Tariano 2,100 2,500 Tariana Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 0.50 %
Taurepang 600 600 Pemon Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Tawande Unknown Unknown Tawande Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 20.00 %
Tembe 1,600 1,600 Tembe Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 %
 Tenharim 800 800 Tenharim Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
 Terena 27,000 27,000 Terena Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 20.00 %
 Ticuna 39,000 56,000 Ticuna Christianity 100.00 % 15.00 %
Tingui-Boto 400 400 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 8.00 %
 Tiriyo 800 2,900 Trio Christianity 100.00 % 50.00 %
Tora 300 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.00 %
Tremembe 3,200 3,200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 5.00 %
Truka 4,500 4,500 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 7.00 %
 Trumai 200 200 Trumai Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %
Tsohom-Djapa 100 100 Kanamari Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
 Tukano 6,700 14,000 Tucano Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 %
Tumbalala 1,600 1,600 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Tupari 500 500 Tupari Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 11.00 %
Tupinamba 5,100 5,100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Tupinikim 2,100 2,100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 0.40 %
 Turk 6,200 59,375,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tuxa 4,200 4,200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.50 %
Tuyuka 900 1,500 Tuyuca Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
 Ukrainian 33,000 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
 Umutina 500 500 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau 100 100 Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Uru-Pa-In 200 200 Uru-Pa-In Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
Wai-Wai 3,100 3,200 Waiwai Christianity 60.00 % 20.00 %
Waiapi 1,100 1,100 Waiwai Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Waimiri-Atroari 1,200 1,200 Waimiri-Atroari Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 %
Wakona 1,000 1,000 Portuguese Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 %
Wanano, Guanano 600 2,100 Guanano Christianity 100.00 % 2.00 %
Wapixana 7,800 15,000 Wapishana Christianity 60.00 % 20.00 %
Warekena 900 1,500 Guarequena Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Wassu 2,200 2,200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 2.00 %
Waura 400 400 Waura Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
 Wayampi, Amapari 600 1,700 Wayampi Christianity 80.00 % 15.00 %
Wayana 500 1,900 Wayana Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Wayoro 100 100 Wayoro Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %
Xakriaba 9,100 9,100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 7.00 %
Xambioa 300 300 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Xavante 16,000 16,000 Xavante Christianity 60.00 % 7.50 %
Xerente 3,200 3,200 Xerente Christianity 80.00 % 2.29 %
Xereu 200 200 Waiwai Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
 Xeta Unknown Unknown Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Xikrin 1,700 1,700 Kayapo Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 5.00 %
Xipaia 600 600 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.80 %
Xiriana, Guaica 1,200 1,200 Language unknown Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Xoco 400 400 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Xokleng 2,200 2,200 Xokleng Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 %
 Xukuru 13,000 13,000 Portuguese Christianity 100.00 % 1.00 %
Xukuru-Kariri 3,200 3,200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 %
Yabaana 100 100 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 5.00 %
Yakarawakta Unknown Unknown Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yaminawa 1,400 2,500 Yaminahua Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 %
Yanomam 19,000 19,000 Yanomami Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Yanomami-Ninam 600 1,000 Ninam Christianity 70.00 % 35.00 %
Yanomami-Sanuma 700 700 Sanuma Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Yanomami-Surima 2,400 2,400 Yanomami Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
 Yanomamo 2,300 12,000 Yanomamo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 %
Yaroame 400 400 Yaroame Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Yawalapiti 300 300 Yawalapiti Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
 Yawanawa 600 600 Yawanawa Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 %
Yepa-Mahsa Unknown Unknown Macuna Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 8.00 %
Yuhup, Guariba Maku 400 400 Yuhup Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
Yuhupdeh 600 600 Macuna Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.00 %
 Zoe 200 200 Zo'e Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Zoro 600 600 Gaviao, Para Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 11.00 %
  Totals:  310 211,100,000       30   89.54 % 24.68 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 143,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 211,243,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
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Primary
Language
Bible
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NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Aikana tba 1 0
Akawaio ake 1 0 NT
Amahuaca amc 1 0 Portions
Amundava adw 1 0
Apalai apy 1 0 NT
Apinaye apn 1 0 NT
Apurina apu 1 0 NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Portions
Arara, Para aap 1 0
Arawete awt 1 0
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete
Arua arx 1 0
Asheninka, Pichis cpu 1 0 NT
Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua cpb 1 0 NT
Asurini of Xingu asn 1 0
Asurini, Tocantins asu 1 0 Portions
Ava-Canoeiro avv 1 0
Aweti awe 1 0
Bakairi bkq 1 0 NT
Baniwa bwi 2 0 NT
Basque eus 1 0 Complete
Bora boa 1 1 NT
Bororo bor 1 0 NT
Brazilian Sign Language bzs 1 0
Calo rmq 1 0 Portions
Canela ram 1 0 NT
Carapana cbc 1 0 NT
Carib car 1 0 NT
Chamacoco ceg 1 0 NT
Chiquitano cax 1 0 NT
Cinta Larga cin 1 0
Cubeo cub 1 0 NT
Curripaco kpc 3 0 NT
Daw kwa 1 0
Deni dny 1 0 Portions
Desano des 1 0 NT
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete
Enawene-Nawe unk 1 0
English eng 2 0 Complete
French fra 1 0 Complete
Gaviao do Jiparana gvo 1 0 Portions
Gaviao, Para gvp 3 0
Greek ell 1 0 Complete
Guaja gvj 1 0
Guajajara gub 1 0 Complete
Guanano gvc 1 0 NT
Guarani, Ava nhd 1 0 Complete
Guarani, Mbya gun 1 0 Complete
Guarequena gae 1 0
Himarima hir 1 0
Hixkaryana hix 1 0 NT
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete
Hunsrik hrx 1 0
Hupde jup 1 0
Iate fun 1 0 Portions
Ikpeng txi 1 0
Irantxe irn 1 0
Italian ita 1 0 Complete
Jamamadi jaa 2 0 Portions
Japanese jpn 1 0 Complete
Juma jua 1 0 Portions
Juruna jur 1 0
Kaapor urb 1 0 NT
Kadiweu kbc 1 0 NT
Kaingang kgp 1 0 NT
Kaiwa kgk 1 0 NT
Kamayura kay 1 0
Kanamari knm 3 0
Karaja kpj 2 0 NT
Karipuna kuq 1 0
Karipuna Creole French kmv 1 0
Karitiana ktn 1 0 Portions
Karo arr 2 0
Kashinawa cbs 1 0 NT
Katawixi xat 1 0
Katukina, Panoan knt 1 0
Kaxarari ktx 1 0
Kayabi kyz 1 0 NT
Kayapo txu 3 1 NT
Korean kor 1 0 Complete
Korubo xor 1 1
Kraho xra 1 0
Krenak kqq 1 0
Krikati-Timbira xri 1 0
Kuikuro-Kalapalo kui 1 1
Kulina cul 1 0 NT
Lakonde lkd 1 0
Latunde ltn 1 0
Machinere mpd 1 0 Portions
Macuna myy 3 0 NT
Macushi mbc 1 0 NT
Makurap mpu 1 0
Mamainde wmd 2 0 Portions
Maquiritari mch 1 0 NT
Marubo mzr 1 0
Matis mpq 1 1
Matses mcf 1 0 NT
Maxakali mbl 1 0 NT
Mehinaku mmh 1 0
Morerebi xmo 1 1
Munduruku myu 1 0 NT
Nadeb mbj 1 0 NT
Nambikuara, Southern nab 2 0 NT
Nhengatu yrl 1 0 NT
Ninam shb 1 0 Portions
Pakaasnovos pav 1 0 Portions
Palikur plu 1 0 NT
Panara kre 1 0
Parakana pak 1 0
Parecis pab 1 0 NT
Patamona pbc 1 0 NT
Paumari pad 1 0 NT
Pemon aoc 2 0 Portions
Piraha myp 2 0 Portions
Piratapuyo pir 1 0 NT
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete
Pokanga pok 1 0
Polish pol 1 0 Complete
Portuguese por 93 14 Complete
Purubora pur 1 0
Rikbaktsa rkb 1 0 NT
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 NT
Romanian ron 1 0 Complete
Russian rus 1 0 Complete
Sabane sae 1 0
Sakirabia skf 1 1
Saluma slj 1 0
Sanuma xsu 2 0 NT
Satere-Mawe mav 1 0 NT
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete
Sharanahua mcd 1 0 NT
Sikiana sik 1 0
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete
Suruaha swx 1 0
Surui sru 1 0 Portions
Surui Do Para mdz 1 0
Suya suy 2 0 Portions
Tapirape taf 1 0
Tariana tae 1 0
Tawande xtw 1 0
Tembe tqb 1 0 NT
Tenharim pah 4 0 NT
Terena ter 1 0 NT
Ticuna tca 1 0 NT
Trio tri 2 0 NT
Trumai tpy 1 1
Tucano tuo 4 0 NT
Tupari tpr 2 0
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete
Tuyuca tue 1 0 NT
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete
Unknown xxx 8 3
Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau urz 2 1
Uru-Pa-In urp 1 0
Waimaha bao 1 0 NT
Waimiri-Atroari atr 1 0
Waiwai waw 6 0 Complete
Wajiara yui 1 0 Portions
Wapishana wap 1 0 NT
Waura wau 1 0 Portions
Wayampi oym 1 0 NT
Wayana way 1 0 NT
Wayoro wyr 1 1
Xavante xav 1 0 NT
Xerente xer 1 0 NT
Xokleng xok 1 0
Yaminahua yaa 1 0 NT
Yanomami wca 2 0 Portions
Yanomamo guu 1 0 NT
Yaroame yro 1 1
Yawalapiti yaw 1 0
Yawanawa ywn 1 0
Yuhup yab 1 0
Zo'e pto 1 1
Totals: 175 310 30   71 57 59 123 18

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 24.7 %)
89.5 %
Ethnic Religions
5.6 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.6 %
Non-Religious
3.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.7 %
Unknown
0.1 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
9.8 %
Orthodox
0.2 %
Other Christian
4.3 %
Protestant
7.9 %
Roman Catholic
76.3 %
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 Brazil. 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 Brazil
  • Christian ministry in Brazil
  • 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 Brazil 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.

In Brazil Size
Abundant Life Association, Inc. Medium
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l Ministries Medium
AMG International Large
Apostolic Christian Church Foundation, Missionary Committee Medium
Apostolic Team Ministries, International Small
Artists in Christian Testimony Medium
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Avant Ministries Medium
Baptist International Outreach Medium
Bethany International Ministries Medium
BMS World Mission Medium
Brazil Gospel Fellowship Mission Medium
Calvary International Medium
Canadian Baptist International Ministries Medium
Christian Brethren Assemblies Large
Christian Ministries International Small
Church of God, Anderson, Indiana Medium
Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee Medium
Churches of God, General Conference Medium
CMF International Medium
Compassion International Large
Converge Medium
Crossover Communications Small
CrossWorld Medium
Elim Fellowship Medium
Emmanuel International Mission Small
Encompass World Partners Medium
Equip, Incorporated Medium
Evangelical Baptist Missions Medium
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Medium
Fellowship International Mission Medium
Food for the Hungry Medium
Foursquare Missions International Medium
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Free Will Baptist Medium
Global Outreach International Medium
Global Outreach Mission Medium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Gospel Fellowship Association Medium
Greater Grace World Outreach Missions Medium
Harvest Foundation Small
InterAct - Evangeliska Frikyrkan Medium
International Gospel Outreach Medium
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Small
International Street Kids Outreach Ministries Medium
Iris Ministries, Inc. Medium
Janz Team Ministries USA Small
Jews for Jesus Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Latin American Indian Ministries Small
Latin Link Medium
LifeWind Medium
Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission) Medium
Literacy and Evangelism International Small
Macedonian World Baptist Missions Medium
Ministries in Action Small
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Life Advance International Small
New Mission Systems International Medium
New Tribes Mission Large
North American Baptist Conference Medium
Norwegian Mission Alliance Medium
OC International Medium
Open Doors International Medium
Overland Missions Small
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Medium
Pioneer Bible Translators Medium
Presbyterian Mission International Small
Project AmaZon Small
Reformed Episcopal Board of Foreign Missions Small
Remnant Ministries Small
Ripe for Harvest Incorporated Medium
Seed International Small
South American Mission Medium
South American Mission Society Medium
Sowers International Small
Tear Netherlands Small
TearFund Belgium Small
TearFund UK Large
Teen Missions International Medium
Tentmakers International Small
Things To Come Mission Medium
UFM Worldwide Medium
Walk Thru the Bible Ministries Medium
White Fields Medium
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, World Missions Small
World Baptist Fellowship Mission Agency Medium
World Horizons Medium
World Partners USA Medium
World Venture Medium
World-Wide Missions Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Brazil Statistics
People Groups 310
Unreached People Groups 30  (9.7%)
Population 211,100,000
Population in Unreached 115,000  (0.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 31 to 61
Urbanization 85%
Continent South America
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Country Code BR
Official National Language Portuguese
Literacy Rate 91%
Estimated Illiterate Population 18,999,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 89.5%
Percent Evangelical 24.7%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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