Country: Canada

Number of People Groups

273

People Groups Unreached

50 (18.3%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

36,479,000

Population in Unreached

1,589,000 (4.4%)

Literacy Rate

99 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

73.6%

% Evangelical

8.04%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Abnaki-Penobscot 2,600 3,900 French Christianity 97.00 % 3.00 %
 Acadian, Cajun 28,000 55,000 French Christianity 97.00 % 1.20 %
 African-Americans 129,000 39,300,000 English Christianity 94.00 % 20.00 %
Afro-Antiguan 1,500 79,000 English Christianity 92.00 % 15.00 %
Afro-Caribbean, other 107,000 110,000 English Christianity 91.70 % 20.00 %
Afro-Grenadian 7,400 101,000 Grenadian Creole English Christianity 70.00 % 20.00 %
 Afro-Guyanese 35,000 453,000 Guyanese Creole English Christianity 83.00 % 22.00 %
Afro-Vincentian 5,300 99,000 Vincentian Creole English Christianity 85.00 % 32.00 %
 Akan 500 4,975,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 %
Albanian, general 23,000 657,000 Albanian, Tosk Christianity 48.00 % 1.30 %
 Albanian, Gheg 1,900 3,500,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 32.00 % 0.20 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 36,000 35,790,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.90 %
Algonquin 6,900 6,900 Algonquin Christianity 96.00 % 6.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 322,000 190,291,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 29.00 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized 142,000 15,930,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 700 29,630,000 Amharic Christianity 77.00 % 6.00 %
 Amish 17,000 266,000 German, Pennsylvania Christianity 99.00 % 3.00 %
 Anglo-Australian 4,400 18,034,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 13.00 %
 Anglo-Canadian 16,241,000 17,681,000 English Christianity 80.40 % 10.50 %
 Anglo-New Zealander 1,500 3,450,000 English Christianity 76.00 % 17.00 %
Antiguan, mixed 1,400 86,000 Antigua and Barbuda Creole English Christianity 91.00 % 23.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 44,000 61,148,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Christianity 60.00 % 4.50 %
 Arab, Iraqi 37,000 17,684,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Jordanian 5,500 1,431,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Kuwait 1,100 2,632,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.90 % 0.80 %
 Arab, Lebanese 116,000 11,648,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Christianity 70.00 % 1.50 %
 Arab, Libyan 3,800 2,711,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Moroccan 49,000 22,238,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.13 % 0.03 %
 Arab, Northern Yemeni 1,600 11,821,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.40 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Palestinian 18,000 11,940,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 5,400 16,225,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.30 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Sudanese 13,000 19,397,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Syrian 17,000 15,831,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 7.00 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Tunisian 10,000 10,972,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Arab-Middle Eastern, general 138,000 3,279,000 English Islam 37.00 % 3.50 %
 Argentinian, White 4,100 35,339,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 9.00 %
 Armenian 31,000 6,341,000 Armenian Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 %
Assiniboin 2,900 5,200 Assiniboine Christianity 96.00 % 17.00 %
 Assyrian 7,200 669,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 100.00 % 3.00 %
Atikamek 6,200 6,200 Atikamekw Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
Austrian, Bavarian 23,000 14,763,000 Bavarian Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 %
 Azerbaijani 2,000 9,916,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.30 % 0.00 %
Babine 3,400 3,400 Babine Christianity 97.00 % 10.00 %
 Baggara, Shuwa Arab 700 3,281,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 4.00 % 0.50 %
Bahamian 500 123,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 31.00 %
 Bambara 700 5,729,000 Bamanankan Islam 4.00 % 1.60 %
 Barbadian 12,000 304,000 English Christianity 97.00 % 24.00 %
 Basque 800 2,847,000 Basque Christianity 91.00 % 0.50 %
Baule 3,500 4,677,000 Baoule Christianity 56.00 % 25.00 %
Beaver, Tsattine 1,600 1,600 Beaver Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
 Belarusian 5,200 10,061,000 Belarusian Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 %
Bella Coola 1,700 1,700 Bella Coola Christianity 98.00 % 10.00 %
 Bemba 800 5,146,000 Bemba Christianity 94.00 % 32.00 %
 Berber, Kabyle 16,000 6,460,000 Kabyle Islam 4.00 % 2.00 %
Black African, general 333,000 991,000 Swahili Christianity 74.00 % 25.00 %
Blackfoot 18,000 49,000 Blackfoot Christianity 96.00 % 25.00 %
Bolivian, Mestizo 1,700 7,648,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 %
 Bosniak 15,000 2,838,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 0.01 %
Brazilian, general 7,800 114,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 26.00 %
Breton 5,000 239,000 Breton Christianity 60.00 % 0.40 %
 British 636,000 51,834,000 English Christianity 75.00 % 12.00 %
 Brunei Malay 4,900 543,000 Brunei Islam 0.70 % 0.20 %
 Bulgarian 18,000 7,101,000 Bulgarian Christianity 79.00 % 1.20 %
 Burmese 4,100 32,283,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 %
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized 8,500 1,502,000 French Christianity 80.00 % 15.00 %
Caribbean, other 14,000 207,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 14.00 %
Carrier 1,600 1,600 Carrier Christianity 96.00 % 19.00 %
Carrier, Southern 2,100 2,100 Carrier, Southern Christianity 96.00 % 19.00 %
Cayuga 3,700 3,800 Cayuga Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
Chilcotin 4,400 4,400 Chilcotin Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Chilean 17,000 16,721,000 Spanish Christianity 88.00 % 18.00 %
 Chinese, general 1,222,000 8,903,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
Chinook Wawa 100 300 English Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Chipewyan 13,000 13,000 Dene Christianity 96.00 % 25.00 %
 Colombian 56,000 9,417,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 8.00 %
Comox 1,900 1,900 Comox Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
 Costa Rican 2,500 3,976,000 Spanish Christianity 93.00 % 14.80 %
 Cree, Eastern Inland 8,900 8,900 Cree, Southern East Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 %
Cree, French 700 800 Michif Christianity 97.00 % 3.00 %
Cree, Moose 7,300 7,300 Cree, Moose Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
Cree, Northern East 6,500 6,500 Cree, Northern East Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
 Cree, Plains 77,000 79,000 Cree, Plains Christianity 97.00 % 10.00 %
Cree, Swampy 7,300 7,300 Cree, Swampy Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
Cree, Woods 78,000 78,000 Cree, Woods Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
 Croat 52,000 5,239,000 Croatian Christianity 91.00 % 0.80 %
Cuban 7,000 9,210,000 Spanish Christianity 68.00 % 8.80 %
Cypriots, Greek 1,300 817,000 Greek Christianity 89.00 % 1.50 %
 Czech 22,000 10,546,000 Czech Non-Religious 28.00 % 0.80 %
Dakota, Sioux 1,200 119,000 Dakota Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
 Danish 32,000 5,295,000 Danish Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown American Sign Language Christianity 72.00 % 15.00 %
Ditidaht 1,000 1,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
 Dogrib 3,800 3,800 Dogrib Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
 Dominicans 7,600 8,903,000 Spanish Christianity 84.00 % 17.00 %
 Dutch 291,000 15,195,000 Dutch Christianity 55.00 % 5.00 %
 Ecuadorian 11,000 13,162,000 Spanish Christianity 93.00 % 8.50 %
 Eskimo, North Alaskan 7,300 15,000 Inupiatun, North Alaskan Christianity 96.00 % 35.00 %
Eskimo, Western Canadian 400 400 English Christianity 90.00 % 35.00 %
 Estonian 6,800 1,043,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 5.00 %
European, general 145,000 242,000 English Christianity 67.80 % 9.00 %
 Ewe 1,900 5,625,000 Ewe Christianity 82.00 % 16.00 %
 Fijian 9,000 398,000 Fijian Christianity 93.00 % 25.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 511,000 36,602,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 %
 Finnish 27,000 5,172,000 Finnish Christianity 87.00 % 14.00 %
Fleming 8,900 6,590,000 Vlaams Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
 Fon 1,300 2,643,000 Fon Christianity 62.00 % 15.50 %
 French-Canadian 7,735,000 10,560,000 French Christianity 75.00 % 0.80 %
Frisian 800 513,000 Frisian Christianity 84.00 % 3.00 %
 Fula Jalon 3,400 5,966,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Fulfulde, Borgu 700 575,000 Fulfulde, Borgu Islam 1.40 % 0.30 %
 Ganda, Luganda 2,300 7,820,000 Ganda Christianity 84.00 % 21.00 %
 Georgian 800 3,252,000 Georgian Christianity 94.00 % 1.50 %
 German 576,000 64,238,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 3.80 %
 German Swiss 26,000 4,978,000 German, Swiss Christianity 88.00 % 4.40 %
Gitxsan 7,700 7,700 Gitxsan Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
Goanese 1,700 692,000 Konkani, Goan Christianity 91.00 % 2.00 %
 Greek 143,000 10,798,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
Guatemalan White 12,000 10,701,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 24.00 %
 Gujarati 2,500 2,266,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.90 % 0.10 %
Gwich'in, Kutchin 2,100 3,200 Gwich'in Christianity 96.00 % 5.00 %
Haida 4,600 5,300 English Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
Haisla 1,700 1,700 Haisla Christianity 92.00 % 6.00 %
 Haitian 110,000 12,693,000 Haitian Creole Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
Halkomelem 20,000 26,000 Halkomelem Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 5,700 42,846,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 2.10 % 2.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 14,000 56,475,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.00 %
Han, Moosehide 300 600 English Christianity 50.00 % 3.00 %
Heiltsuk 2,600 2,600 Heiltsuk Christianity 91.00 % 15.00 %
 Hindi 268,000 1,431,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.90 % 0.26 %
 Hmong Daw 600 1,046,000 Hmong Daw Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Honduran 4,700 7,173,000 Spanish Christianity 93.00 % 23.00 %
 Hungarian 81,000 11,567,000 Hungarian Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 %
 Hutterite 37,000 50,000 Hutterisch Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Hutu, Rundi 4,600 11,351,000 Rundi Christianity 90.00 % 28.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese 5,000 11,519,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 84.00 % 21.00 %
Icelander 9,200 386,000 Icelandic Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 %
 Igbo 1,800 28,966,000 Igbo Christianity 93.00 % 33.00 %
Ilocano 20,000 9,546,000 Ilocano Christianity 99.00 % 15.00 %
 Indonesian 4,000 6,685,000 Indonesian Islam 15.00 % 9.00 %
Inuit 43,000 43,000 Inuinnaqtun Christianity 55.00 % 1.50 %
Inuit, Eastern Canadian 35,000 35,000 Inuktitut, Eastern Canadian Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
Irish 485,000 8,049,000 English Christianity 91.00 % 2.00 %
Irish, Gaelic-Speaking 7,700 241,000 Irish Christianity 93.00 % 1.00 %
 Italian 707,000 37,782,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.30 %
 Italian, Sicilian 1,300 4,399,000 Sicilian Christianity 75.00 % 1.40 %
 Jamaicans 144,000 3,703,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 90.00 % 27.00 %
 Japanese 55,000 124,775,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 16,000 564,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Jew, English Speaking 117,000 5,926,000 English Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Jew, Israeli 2,700 5,246,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.25 %
Kaska 500 500 Kaska Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 %
 Kazakh 1,000 14,441,000 Kazakh Islam 0.20 % 0.15 %
 Khmer 21,000 15,966,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 %
 Kikuyu 4,400 9,508,000 Gikuyu Christianity 98.00 % 55.00 %
Kongo, Tuba 20,000 10,119,000 Kituba Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 %
 Korean 156,000 80,477,000 Korean Christianity 61.00 % 35.00 %
 Kpelle, Liberia 1,200 1,068,000 Kpelle, Liberia Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 17.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 7,100 15,011,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
Kutenai 1,200 1,700 Kutenai Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
Kwakiutl 7,700 8,000 Kwakiutl Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
 Kyrgyz 1,400 4,853,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.20 % 0.15 %
 Lakota 2,500 56,000 Lakota Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
 Lao 13,000 3,516,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 %
Latin American, general 288,000 849,000 Spanish Christianity 91.70 % 15.00 %
Latvian 7,400 1,481,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 99.00 % 10.00 %
Lillooet 6,700 6,700 Lillooet Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 %
 Lingala 3,400 4,330,000 Lingala Christianity 92.00 % 26.00 %
 Lithuanian 11,000 2,875,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.60 %
 Macedonian 17,000 1,908,000 Macedonian Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
Malagasy 1,500 83,000 Malagasy, Plateau Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 %
 Malay 2,500 11,665,000 Malay Islam 0.10 % 0.10 %
 Malayali 18,000 1,244,000 Malayalam Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 %
 Maltese 12,000 597,000 Maltese Christianity 97.50 % 1.20 %
Manx 200 400 English Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Mauritian 2,600 1,085,000 Morisyen Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 %
 Maya, Yucatan 1,100 914,000 Maya, Yucatec Christianity 89.00 % 50.00 %
 Mende 1,100 2,093,000 Mende Islam 11.00 % 5.00 %
 Mennonites 124,000 468,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 94.00 % 40.00 %
 Mexican 45,000 104,449,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 8.00 %
 Micmac 17,000 24,000 Mi'kmaq Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 %
Mohawk 29,000 36,000 Mohawk Christianity 96.00 % 12.00 %
 Moldavian 3,900 3,924,000 Romanian Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 %
 Mongol, Khalka 1,500 2,165,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 1.10 %
Montagnais 12,000 12,000 Montagnais Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Montenegrin 800 364,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.80 %
Montserratans 200 9,400 Antigua and Barbuda Creole English Christianity 88.00 % 23.00 %
 Mossi 1,000 11,143,000 Moore Islam 29.00 % 13.00 %
Munsee 500 500 English Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
Naskapi 700 700 Naskapi Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 %
Nass-Gitksian 5,500 5,500 Nisga'a Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Nepali, general 8,000 771,000 Nepali Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Nicaraguan, Mestizo 6,400 6,030,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 26.00 %
North African, general 46,000 46,000 English Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
 Norwegian 44,000 4,762,000 Norwegian Christianity 93.00 % 11.00 %
Nuu Chah Nulth, Nootka 7,800 7,800 English Christianity 92.00 % 4.60 %
Ojibwa, Central 8,700 8,700 Ojibwa, Central Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
Ojibwa, Eastern 31,000 31,000 Ojibwa, Eastern Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
Ojibwa, Northwestern 24,000 24,000 Ojibwa, Northwestern Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
Ojibwa, Severn 11,000 11,000 Ojibwa, Severn Christianity 96.00 % 10.00 %
Ojibwa, Western 73,000 73,000 Ojibwa, Western Christianity 96.00 % 25.00 %
Okanagon 5,200 5,500 Okanagan Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
Oneida 3,400 15,000 Oneida Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
Onondaga Unknown 1,700 Onondaga Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 %
 Oromo, Tulama 1,200 7,732,000 Oromo, West Central Christianity 72.00 % 12.00 %
Ottawa 65,000 73,000 Ottawa Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
 Panamanian, Mestizo 1,100 8,654,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 19.00 %
 Paraguayan, Guarani-Speaking 900 6,725,000 Guarani, Paraguayan Christianity 94.00 % 6.00 %
 Parsee 7,400 162,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.20 % 0.15 %
Part-Indian, Metis 380,000 704,000 English Christianity 73.00 % 15.00 %
 Pashtun Northern 1,400 44,272,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Passamaquoddy, Malecite 2,200 4,700 Malecite-Passamaquoddy Christianity 96.00 % 25.00 %
 Persian 132,000 40,630,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 13.00 % 10.00 %
 Peruvian 17,000 24,804,000 Spanish Christianity 87.00 % 12.00 %
 Polish 247,000 41,875,000 Polish Christianity 91.00 % 0.60 %
 Portuguese 253,000 17,301,000 Portuguese Christianity 96.00 % 4.00 %
Potawatomi 5,300 26,000 Potawatomi Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
 Punjabi 498,000 2,025,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 2.50 % 1.50 %
Romani, Romanichal 3,800 175,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
 Romani, Sinte 1,000 231,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 85.00 % 15.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 800 1,125,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 %
 Romanian 84,000 20,395,000 Romanian Christianity 81.00 % 5.40 %
 Russian 108,000 133,741,000 Russian Christianity 70.00 % 1.20 %
Saint Lucian 3,300 373,000 Saint Lucian Creole French Christianity 89.00 % 14.00 %
 Salvadorians 43,000 6,533,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 32.00 %
Sarsi 900 900 English Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
Sechelt 1,200 1,200 English Christianity 89.00 % 10.00 %
Sekani 1,400 1,400 English Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
 Serb 48,000 8,990,000 Serbian Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 %
 Seychellese Creole 500 96,000 Seychelles Creole French Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 %
 Shona-Karanga 4,400 3,484,000 Shona Christianity 81.00 % 30.00 %
Shuswap 10,000 10,000 Shuswap Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
 Sinhalese 5,000 11,132,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 %
Slave, Tinne 4,500 4,500 Slavey, South Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
Slavey, Northern 1,900 1,900 Slavey, North Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 %
 Slovak 19,000 5,046,000 Slovak Christianity 80.00 % 2.50 %
 Slovene 14,000 1,940,000 Slovene Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
 Somali 39,000 20,079,000 Somali Islam 0.07 % 0.07 %
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 14,000 1,460,000 Bengali Islam 1.20 % 0.30 %
 South Asian, general 200,000 10,428,000 Hindi Hinduism 28.00 % 7.00 %
 Spaniard 67,000 28,653,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.70 %
Squamish 4,100 4,100 English Christianity 92.00 % 3.00 %
Stoney 4,400 4,400 Stoney Christianity 96.00 % 30.00 %
Straits Salish 3,100 18,000 English Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
 Sukuma 1,800 9,291,000 Sukuma Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 11.00 %
 Swedish 26,000 8,841,000 Swedish Christianity 73.00 % 8.00 %
Tagish 600 600 English Christianity 70.00 % 10.00 %
Tahltan 2,500 2,500 Tahltan Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
 Tajik 1,000 8,878,000 Tajiki Islam 0.04 % 0.03 %
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 26,000 7,317,000 Tamil Hinduism 20.00 % 6.00 %
 Tatar 600 6,363,000 Tatar Islam 1.20 % 0.30 %
 Thai, Central 6,300 20,359,000 Thai Buddhism 0.70 % 0.20 %
Thompson, Ntlakyapamuk 6,200 6,200 Thompson Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
 Tibetan 5,300 1,062,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 500 8,885,000 Tigrigna Christianity 95.00 % 9.00 %
 Tigre, Eritrean 11,000 1,218,000 Tigre Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tlingit 400 16,000 Tlingit Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Trinidadian 26,000 890,000 English Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 %
Tsimshian 6,900 9,400 Tsimshian Christianity 94.00 % 15.00 %
 Turk 27,000 59,375,000 Turkish Islam 1.00 % 0.40 %
Tutchone, Northern 1,200 1,200 Tutchone, Northern Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
Tutchone, Southern 1,700 1,700 Tutchone, Southern Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
 Ukrainian 279,000 37,772,000 Ukrainian Christianity 82.00 % 4.00 %
 Urdu 202,000 1,776,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uruguayan, White 1,900 2,836,000 Spanish Christianity 69.00 % 7.00 %
 Uyghur 800 11,900,000 Uyghur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uzbek, Northern 1,200 27,779,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.05 % 0.04 %
Venezuelans 6,900 29,860,000 Spanish Christianity 87.00 % 10.80 %
 Vietnamese 159,000 84,970,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 %
 Welsh 29,000 1,370,000 Welsh Christianity 64.00 % 7.00 %
 Wolof 2,000 6,573,000 Wolof Islam 2.00 % 0.30 %
Wyandot, Huron 1,600 5,400 English Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 %
 Yoruba 3,400 36,036,000 Yoruba Christianity 55.00 % 16.00 %
Yugoslav former, general 74,000 105,000 Serbian Christianity 60.00 % 0.50 %
  Totals:  273 36,479,000       50   73.57 % 8.04 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 147,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 36,626,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
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Primary
Language
Bible
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NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
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Recordings
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Gospel
Tract
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Akan aka 1 0 Complete
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 NT
Albanian, Tosk als 1 0 Complete
Algonquin alq 1 0 NT
American Sign Language ase 1 0 NT
Amharic amh 1 0 Complete
Antigua and Barbuda Creole English aig 2 0
Arabic, Algerian Spoken arq 1 1 NT
Arabic, Chadian Spoken shu 1 1 NT
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 NT
Arabic, Gulf Spoken afb 1 1
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 1 1
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 Complete
Arabic, Najdi Spoken ars 1 1 Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 2 0 Portions
Arabic, Sanaani Spoken ayn 1 1
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 2 1 Portions
Arabic, Sudanese Spoken apd 1 1 NT
Arabic, Tunisian Spoken aeb 1 1 Portions
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete
Assiniboine asb 1 0
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete
Atikamekw atj 1 0 NT
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete
Babine bcr 1 0 Portions
Bamanankan bam 1 1 Complete
Baoule bci 1 0 Complete
Basque eus 1 0 Complete
Bavarian bar 1 0 Complete
Beaver bea 1 0 Portions
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete
Bella Coola blc 1 0
Bemba bem 1 0 Complete
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete
Blackfoot bla 1 0 Portions
Bosnian bos 1 1 Complete
Breton bre 1 0 Complete
Brunei kxd 1 1
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete
Carrier crx 1 0 NT
Carrier, Southern caf 1 0 NT
Cayuga cay 1 0
Chilcotin clc 1 0 Portions
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 1 Complete
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Min Nan nan 1 0 Complete
Comox coo 1 0
Cree, Moose crm 1 0 NT
Cree, Northern East crl 1 0 NT
Cree, Plains crk 1 0 Complete
Cree, Southern East crj 1 0 NT
Cree, Swampy csw 1 0 NT
Cree, Woods cwd 1 0
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete
Czech ces 1 0 Complete
Dakota dak 1 0 Complete
Danish dan 1 0 Complete
Dene chp 1 0 NT
Dogrib dgr 1 0 NT
Dutch nld 1 0 Complete
English eng 35 2 Complete
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete
Ewe ewe 1 0 Complete
Fijian fij 1 0 Complete
Finnish fin 1 0 Complete
Fon fon 1 0 Complete
French fra 4 0 Complete
Frisian fry 1 0 Complete
Fulfulde, Borgu fue 1 1 NT
Ganda lug 1 0 Complete
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete
German, Pennsylvania pdc 1 0 Complete
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete
German, Swiss gsw 1 0 Complete
Gikuyu kik 1 0 Complete
Gitxsan git 1 0 Portions
Greek ell 2 0 Complete
Grenadian Creole English gcl 1 0
Guarani, Paraguayan gug 1 0 Complete
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete
Guyanese Creole English gyn 1 0
Gwich'in gwi 1 0 Complete
Haisla has 1 0
Haitian Creole hat 1 0 Complete
Halkomelem hur 1 0
Hebrew heb 1 1 Complete
Heiltsuk hei 1 0
Hindi hin 2 1 Complete
Hmong Daw mww 1 0 Complete
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete
Hutterisch geh 1 0 Portions
Icelandic isl 1 0 Complete
Igbo ibo 1 0 Complete
Ilocano ilo 1 0 Complete
Indonesian ind 1 0 Complete
Inuinnaqtun ikt 1 0 NT
Inuktitut, Eastern Canadian ike 1 0 Complete
Inupiatun, North Alaskan esi 1 0 NT
Irish gle 1 0 Complete
Italian ita 1 0 Complete
Jamaican Creole English jam 1 0 NT
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete
Kabyle kab 1 1 Complete
Kaska kkz 1 0
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete
Khmer khm 1 1 Complete
Kinyarwanda kin 1 0 Complete
Kituba ktu 1 0 Complete
Konkani, Goan gom 1 0 Complete
Korean kor 1 0 Complete
Kpelle, Liberia xpe 1 0 Complete
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete
Kutenai kut 1 0
Kwakiutl kwk 1 0 Portions
Kyrgyz kir 1 1 Complete
Lakota lkt 1 0 Portions
Lao lao 1 0 Complete
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete
Lillooet lil 1 0
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete
Macedonian mkd 1 0 Complete
Malagasy, Plateau plt 1 0 Complete
Malay zlm 1 1
Malayalam mal 1 0 Complete
Malecite-Passamaquoddy pqm 1 0 Portions
Maltese mlt 1 0 Complete
Maya, Yucatec yua 1 0 Complete
Mende men 1 0 Complete
Mi'kmaq mic 1 0 NT
Michif crg 1 0
Mohawk moh 1 0 Portions
Mongolian, Halh khk 1 1 Complete
Montagnais moe 1 0 NT
Moore mos 1 0 Complete
Morisyen mfe 1 0 NT
Naskapi nsk 1 0 NT
Nepali npi 1 1 Complete
Nisga'a ncg 1 0 Portions
Norwegian nor 1 0 Complete
Ojibwa, Central ojc 1 0
Ojibwa, Eastern ojg 1 0
Ojibwa, Northwestern ojb 1 0 NT
Ojibwa, Severn ojs 1 0 NT
Ojibwa, Western ojw 1 0 Portions
Okanagan oka 1 0
Oneida one 1 0 Portions
Onondaga ono 1 0
Oromo, West Central gaz 1 0 Complete
Ottawa otw 1 0 Portions
Parsi prp 1 1
Pashto, Northern pbu 1 1 Complete
Persian, Iranian pes 1 0 Complete
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete
Polish pol 1 0 Complete
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete
Potawatomi pot 1 0 Portions
Pular fuf 1 1 NT
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete
Romani, Sinte rmo 1 0 Complete
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 NT
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete
Rundi run 1 0 Complete
Russian rus 1 0 Complete
Saint Lucian Creole French acf 1 0 NT
Serbian srp 3 0 Complete
Seychelles Creole French crs 1 0 NT
Shona sna 1 0 Complete
Shuswap shs 1 0
Sicilian scn 1 0 Portions
Sinhala sin 1 1 Complete
Slavey, North scs 1 0
Slavey, South xsl 1 0 NT
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete
Slovene slv 1 0 Complete
Somali som 1 1 Complete
Spanish spa 19 0 Complete
Stoney sto 1 0 Portions
Sukuma suk 1 0 Complete
Swahili swh 1 0 Complete
Swedish swe 1 0 Complete
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete
Tahltan tht 1 0
Tajiki tgk 1 1 Complete
Tamil tam 1 0 Complete
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete
Thai tha 1 1 Complete
Thompson thp 1 0
Tibetan, Central bod 1 1 Complete
Tigre tig 1 1 Complete
Tigrigna tir 1 0 Complete
Tlingit tli 1 0 Portions
Tsimshian tsi 1 0 Portions
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete
Tutchone, Northern ttm 1 0
Tutchone, Southern tce 1 0
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete
Uyghur uig 1 1 NT
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete
Vincentian Creole English svc 1 0
Vlaams vls 1 0 Portions
Welsh cym 1 0 Complete
Wolof wol 1 1 NT
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 1 Complete
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete
Totals: 209 273 50   90 114 139 182 69

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.0 %)
73.6 %
Ethnic Religions
2.1 %
Hinduism
1.5 %
Islam
2.8 %
Non-Religious
17.8 %
Other / Small Religions
1.1 %
Unknown
0.1 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.2 %
Independent
1.7 %
Orthodox
2.1 %
Other Christian
20.3 %
Protestant
16.9 %
Roman Catholic
53.3 %
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 Canada. 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 Canada
  • Christian ministry in Canada
  • 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 Canada 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.

Canada Statistics
People Groups 273
Unreached People Groups 50  (18.3%)
Population 36,479,000
Population in Unreached 1,589,000  (4.4%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 71 to 123
Urbanization 82%
Continent North America
Region North America and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Country Code CA
Official National Language English
Secondary National Language French
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 365,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 73.6%
Percent Evangelical 8.0%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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