Country: Canada

Number of People Groups

253

People Groups Unreached

45 (17.8%)

Total Population

36,166,000

Unreached Population

2,261,000 (6.3%)

% Professing Christian

72.1%

% Evangelical

7.69 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

99 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Abnaki-Penobscot 2,600 3,900 French Christianity 97.00 % 3.00 %
 Acadian, Cajun 29,000 56,000 French Christianity 97.00 % 1.20 %
 African-Americans 128,000 39,016,000 English Christianity 94.00 % 20.00 %
 Afrikaner 10,000 4,090,000 Afrikaans Christianity 90.00 % 18.00 %
Afro-Antiguan 1,500 78,000 English Christianity 92.00 % 15.00 %
Afro-Caribbean, other 106,000 109,000 English Christianity 91.70 % 20.00 %
Afro-Grenadian 6,600 100,000 Grenadian Creole English Christianity 70.00 % 20.00 %
 Afro-Guyanese 32,000 449,000 Guyanese Creole English Christianity 83.00 % 22.00 %
Afro-Kittitians 1,000 91,000 Antigua and Barbuda Creole English Christianity 91.00 % 23.00 %
Afro-Vincentian 5,300 99,000 Vincentian Creole English Christianity 85.00 % 32.00 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 1,300 4,869,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 %
Albanian, general 21,000 649,000 Albanian, Tosk Christianity 48.00 % 1.30 %
 Albanian, Gheg 1,200 3,227,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 32.00 % 0.20 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 22,000 34,046,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.90 %
Algonquin 6,800 6,800 Algonquin Christianity 96.00 % 6.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 319,000 188,897,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 29.00 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized 141,000 15,745,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 700 29,040,000 Amharic Christianity 77.00 % 6.00 %
 Amish 17,000 264,000 German, Pennsylvania Christianity 99.00 % 3.00 %
 Anglo-Australian 3,300 17,790,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 13.00 %
 Anglo-Canadian 14,889,000 16,306,000 English Christianity 80.40 % 10.50 %
 Anglo-New Zealander 1,300 3,416,000 English Christianity 76.00 % 17.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 37,000 58,499,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Christianity 60.00 % 4.50 %
 Arab, Iraqi 25,000 17,120,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Jordanian 4,800 1,410,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Kuwait 1,000 2,578,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.90 % 0.80 %
 Arab, Lebanese 145,000 11,260,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Christianity 70.00 % 1.50 %
 Arab, Libyan 2,000 2,674,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Moroccan 31,000 18,800,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.13 % 0.03 %
 Arab, Northern Yemeni 1,200 11,551,000 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.40 % 0.00 %
 Arab, Palestinian 49,000 11,737,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 1,700 15,814,000 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.30 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 700 3,182,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 4.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Sudanese 11,000 19,063,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Syrian 15,000 15,493,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 7.00 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Tunisian 6,800 10,856,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
 Arab-Middle Eastern, general 137,000 1,861,000 English Islam 37.00 % 3.50 %
 Argentinian White 3,500 32,457,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 9.00 %
 Armenian 33,000 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 %
Assiniboin 2,900 5,200 Assiniboine Christianity 96.00 % 17.00 %
 Assyrian 6,800 656,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 100.00 % 3.00 %
Atikamek 6,200 6,200 Atikamekw Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
Austrian, Bavarian 30,000 14,746,000 Bavarian Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 %
 Azerbaijani, North 1,700 9,820,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.30 % 0.00 %
Babine 2,700 2,700 Babine Christianity 97.00 % 10.00 %
 Bambara 700 5,530,000 Bamanankan Islam 4.00 % 1.60 %
 Barbadian 13,000 304,000 English Christianity 97.00 % 24.00 %
 Basque 800 2,847,000 Basque Christianity 91.00 % 0.50 %
Beaver, Tsattine 800 800 Beaver Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
 Belarusian 5,100 10,076,000 Belarusan Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 %
Bella Coola 1,200 1,200 Bella Coola Christianity 98.00 % 10.00 %
 Berber, Kabyle 10,000 6,356,000 Kabyle Islam 4.00 % 2.00 %
Black African, general 329,000 973,000 Swahili Christianity 74.00 % 25.00 %
Blackfoot 18,000 48,000 Blackfoot Christianity 96.00 % 25.00 %
Bolivian, Mestizo 1,600 5,130,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 %
 Bosniak 17,000 2,909,000 Bosnian Islam 0.03 % 0.01 %
Brazilian, general 4,700 110,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 26.00 %
 British 670,000 51,663,000 English Christianity 75.00 % 12.00 %
 Brunei Malay 4,800 537,000 Brunei Islam 0.70 % 0.20 %
 Bulgarian 18,000 7,170,000 Bulgarian Christianity 79.00 % 1.20 %
 Burmese 2,300 31,524,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 %
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized 4,000 1,462,000 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 700 700 Carrier, Southern Christianity 96.00 % 19.00 %
Cayuga 3,600 4,800 Cayuga Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
Chilcotin 2,900 2,900 Chilcotin Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Chilean 22,000 16,404,000 Spanish Christianity 88.00 % 18.00 %
 Chinese, general 1,121,000 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
Chinook Wawa 100 300 Chinook Wawa Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Chipewyan 12,000 12,000 Dene Christianity 96.00 % 25.00 %
 Colombian 35,000 9,316,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 8.00 %
Comox 1,200 1,200 Comox Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
 Costa Rican 1,700 3,936,000 Spanish Christianity 93.00 % 14.80 %
Cree, Central 7,200 7,200 Cree, Moose Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
Cree, Eastern Coastal 6,400 6,400 Cree, Northern East Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
 Cree, Eastern Inland 8,800 8,800 Cree, Southern East Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 %
Cree, French, Mitchif 700 7,100 Michif Christianity 97.00 % 3.00 %
Cree, Swampy 7,200 7,200 Cree, Swampy Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
 Cree, Western 77,000 109,000 Cree, Plains Christianity 97.00 % 10.00 %
Cree, Woods 77,000 77,000 Cree, Woods Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
Creoles, Mauritian 1,800 1,040,000 Morisyen Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 %
 Croat 63,000 5,255,000 Croatian Christianity 91.00 % 0.80 %
Cuban 4,600 9,196,000 Spanish Christianity 68.00 % 8.80 %
Cypriots, Greek 900 809,000 Greek Christianity 89.00 % 1.50 %
 Czech 26,000 10,203,000 Czech Non-Religious 28.00 % 0.80 %
Dakota, Sioux 1,200 118,000 Dakota Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
 Danish 37,000 5,281,000 Danish Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown American Sign Language Christianity 72.00 % 15.00 %
 Dinka, Southeastern 19,000 305,000 Dinka, Southeastern Christianity 75.00 % 18.00 %
Ditidaht 1,000 1,000 Ditidaht Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
 Dogrib 3,800 3,800 Dogrib Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
 Dominicans 14,000 8,822,000 Spanish Christianity 84.00 % 17.00 %
 Dutch 337,000 15,165,000 Dutch Christianity 55.00 % 5.00 %
 Ecuadorian 12,000 12,641,000 Spanish Christianity 93.00 % 8.50 %
 Eskimo, Alaskan, North 7,200 17,000 Inupiatun, North Alaskan Christianity 96.00 % 35.00 %
Eskimo, Western Canadian 27,000 27,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 35.00 %
 Estonian 9,400 1,048,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 5.00 %
European, general 144,000 239,000 English Christianity 67.80 % 9.00 %
 Fijian 7,000 393,000 Fijian Christianity 93.00 % 25.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 357,000 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 %
 Finnish 34,000 5,163,000 Finnish Christianity 87.00 % 14.00 %
Fleming 8,800 6,547,000 Vlaams Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
 French-Canadian 7,763,000 10,567,000 French Christianity 75.00 % 0.80 %
Frisian, Western 1,200 510,000 Frisian Christianity 84.00 % 3.00 %
 Fulfulde, Fulani 600 561,000 Fulfulde, Borgu Islam 1.40 % 0.30 %
 Ganda, Luganda 2,300 7,123,000 Ganda Christianity 84.00 % 21.00 %
 Georgian 800 3,265,000 Georgian Christianity 94.00 % 1.50 %
 German 744,000 64,480,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 3.80 %
 German Swiss 28,000 4,939,000 German, Swiss Christianity 88.00 % 4.40 %
Gitxsan 1,000 1,000 Gitxsan Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
Goanese 1,600 817,000 Konkani, Goan Christianity 91.00 % 2.00 %
 Greek 123,000 10,776,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
Guatemalan White 12,000 10,509,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 24.00 %
 Gujarati 1,800 1,688,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.90 % 0.10 %
Gwich'in, Kutchin 500 1,600 Gwich'in Christianity 96.00 % 5.00 %
Gypsy, English, Romanichal 3,700 174,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
Haida 500 1,200 Haida, Northern Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
Haisla 1,500 1,500 Haisla Christianity 92.00 % 6.00 %
 Haitian 79,000 12,513,000 Haitian Creole Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
Halkomelem 20,000 26,000 Halkomelem Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 Han Chinese, Hakka 5,600 42,650,000 Chinese, Hakka Ethnic Religions 2.10 % 2.00 %
 Han Chinese, Min Nan 13,000 56,118,000 Chinese, Min Nan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.00 %
Han, Moosehide 300 600 Han Christianity 50.00 % 3.00 %
Heiltsuk 1,800 1,800 Heiltsuk Christianity 91.00 % 15.00 %
 Hindi 266,000 1,401,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.90 % 0.26 %
 Hmong Daw 600 1,464,000 Hmong Daw Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Honduran 3,700 7,075,000 Spanish Christianity 93.00 % 23.00 %
 Hungarian 98,000 11,570,000 Hungarian Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 %
 Hutterite 36,000 49,000 Hutterisch Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Hutu, Rundi 4,500 10,896,000 Rundi Christianity 90.00 % 28.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese 4,900 10,987,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 84.00 % 21.00 %
Icelander 11,000 385,000 Icelandic Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 %
 Igbo, Ibo 600 28,037,000 Igbo Christianity 93.00 % 33.00 %
 Indonesian 16,000 6,621,000 Indonesian Islam 15.00 % 9.00 %
Inuit 400 400 Inuinnaqtun Christianity 55.00 % 1.50 %
Inuit, Eastern Canadian 35,000 35,000 Inuktitut, Eastern Canadian Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
Irish 550,000 8,124,000 English Christianity 91.00 % 2.00 %
Irish, Gaelic-Speaking 7,600 143,000 Irish Christianity 93.00 % 1.00 %
 Italian 823,000 38,042,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.30 %
 Jamaicans 149,000 3,622,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 90.00 % 27.00 %
 Japanese 45,000 124,985,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 %
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking 72,000 622,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 %
 Jew, English Speaking 310,000 6,095,000 English Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Jew, Israeli 21,000 5,141,000 Hebrew Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.25 %
Kaska 1,100 1,100 Kaska Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 %
 Kazakh 7,200 14,299,000 Kazakh Islam 0.20 % 0.15 %
 Khmer, Central 22,000 15,731,000 Khmer, Central Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 %
 Korean 149,000 80,205,000 Korean Christianity 61.00 % 35.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 7,200 14,788,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
Kutenai 800 1,300 Kutenai Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
Kwakiutl 7,700 8,000 Kwakiutl Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
 Kyrgyz 1,400 5,038,000 Kyrgyz Islam 0.20 % 0.15 %
 Lakota 500 53,000 Lakota Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 %
 Lao 24,000 3,659,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 %
Latin American, general 285,000 811,000 Spanish Christianity 91.70 % 15.00 %
Latvian 8,600 1,488,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 99.00 % 10.00 %
Lillooet 4,300 4,300 Lillooet Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 %
 Lingala 3,300 4,135,000 Lingala Christianity 92.00 % 26.00 %
 Lithuanian 15,000 2,894,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.60 %
Luxembourger 600 377,000 Luxembourgish Christianity 91.00 % 0.50 %
 Macedonian 21,000 2,012,000 Macedonian Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
Malagasy 800 80,000 Malagasy, Plateau Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 %
 Malay 12,000 11,637,000 Malay Islam 0.10 % 0.10 %
 Malayali 18,000 1,249,000 Malayalam Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 %
 Maltese 15,000 596,000 Maltese Christianity 97.50 % 1.20 %
Manx 400 600 English Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
 Maya, Yucatan 1,000 903,000 Maya, Yucatec Christianity 89.00 % 50.00 %
 Mennonites 123,000 455,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 94.00 % 40.00 %
 Mexican 29,000 102,758,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 8.00 %
 Micmac 17,000 20,000 Micmac Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 %
Mohawk 28,000 35,000 Mohawk Christianity 96.00 % 12.00 %
 Mongol, Khalka 1,100 2,132,000 Mongolian, Halh Ethnic Religions 1.50 % 1.10 %
Montagnais 12,000 12,000 Montagnais Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Montenegrin 800 355,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.80 %
Montserratans 400 9,600 Antigua and Barbuda Creole English Christianity 88.00 % 23.00 %
Munsee 500 500 English Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
Naskapi 1,400 1,400 Naskapi Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 %
Nass-Gitksian 6,700 6,700 Nisga'a Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Nicaraguan, Mestizo 7,200 5,965,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 26.00 %
North African, general 45,000 45,000 English Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
 Norwegian 50,000 4,738,000 Norwegian Christianity 93.00 % 11.00 %
Nuu Chah Nulth, Nootka 8,100 8,100 Nuu-chah-nulth Christianity 92.00 % 4.60 %
Ojibwa, Central 8,600 8,600 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 4,700 7,000 Okanagan Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
Oneida 2,200 5,400 Oneida Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
Onondaga 22,000 23,000 Onondaga Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 %
Ottawa 65,000 73,000 Ottawa Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
 Panamanian, Mestizo 1,200 8,715,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 19.00 %
 Parsee 7,300 165,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.20 % 0.15 %
Part-Indian, Metis 376,000 698,000 English Christianity 73.00 % 15.00 %
 Pashtun, Northern 47,000 44,091,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Passamaquoddy, Malecite 2,200 5,400 Malecite-Passamaquoddy Christianity 96.00 % 25.00 %
 Persian 130,000 40,090,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 13.00 % 10.00 %
 Peruvian 15,000 24,436,000 Spanish Christianity 87.00 % 12.00 %
 Polish 299,000 41,935,000 Polish Christianity 91.00 % 0.60 %
 Portuguese 291,000 15,076,000 Portuguese Christianity 96.00 % 4.00 %
Potawatomi 5,300 26,000 Potawatomi Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
 Punjabi 913,000 2,415,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 2.50 % 1.50 %
 Romani, Sinte 3,600 216,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 85.00 % 15.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 17,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 %
 Romanian 89,000 20,136,000 Romanian Christianity 81.00 % 5.40 %
 Russian 109,000 134,007,000 Russian Christianity 70.00 % 1.20 %
Saint Lucian 2,200 370,000 Saint Lucian Creole French Christianity 89.00 % 14.00 %
 Salvadorians 47,000 6,471,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 32.00 %
Sarsi 900 900 Sarsi Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
Sechelt 800 800 Sechelt Christianity 89.00 % 10.00 %
Sekani 900 900 Sekani Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
 Serb 51,000 7,848,000 Serbian Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 %
 Seychellese Creole 600 95,000 Seselwa Creole French Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 %
Shuswap 8,500 8,500 Shuswap Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
 Sinhalese 4,200 11,080,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 %
Slave, Tinne 4,400 4,400 Slavey, South Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
Slavey, Northern 1,900 1,900 Slavey, North Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 %
 Slovak 23,000 5,030,000 Slovak Christianity 80.00 % 2.50 %
Slovene 17,000 1,985,000 Slovene Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
 Somali 39,000 19,457,000 Somali Islam 0.07 % 0.07 %
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 41,000 1,475,000 Bengali Islam 1.20 % 0.30 %
 South Asian, general 198,000 10,799,000 Hindi Hinduism 28.00 % 7.00 %
 Spaniard 75,000 28,630,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.70 %
Squamish 2,700 2,700 Squamish Christianity 92.00 % 3.00 %
Stoney 4,400 4,400 Stoney Christianity 96.00 % 30.00 %
Straits Salish 4,600 20,000 Salish, Straits Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
 Swedish 32,000 8,869,000 Swedish Christianity 73.00 % 8.00 %
Tagish 500 500 English Christianity 70.00 % 10.00 %
Tahltan 1,100 1,100 Tahltan Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 %
 Tajik, Afghan 13,000 8,667,000 Dari Islam 0.04 % 0.03 %
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 20,000 7,260,000 Tamil Hinduism 20.00 % 6.00 %
 Tatar 700 6,333,000 Tatar Islam 1.20 % 0.30 %
 Thai, Central 4,700 20,175,000 Thai Buddhism 0.70 % 0.20 %
Thompson, Ntlakyapamuk 4,600 4,600 Thompson Christianity 91.00 % 10.00 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 9,800 8,954,000 Tigrigna Christianity 95.00 % 9.00 %
Tlingit 1,300 17,000 Tlingit Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
 Trinidadian 26,000 888,000 English Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 %
Tsimshian 3,900 6,400 Tsimshian Christianity 94.00 % 15.00 %
 Turk 26,000 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 1.00 % 0.40 %
Tutchone 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 334,000 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 82.00 % 4.00 %
 Urdu 200,000 1,751,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uruguyan White 1,700 2,825,000 Spanish Christianity 69.00 % 7.00 %
 Uzbek, Northern 2,900 27,092,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.05 % 0.04 %
Venezuelans 3,600 29,449,000 Spanish Christianity 87.00 % 10.80 %
 Vietnamese 182,000 83,842,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 %
 Welsh 30,000 1,362,000 Welsh Christianity 64.00 % 7.00 %
 Wolof 1,900 6,384,000 Wolof Islam 2.00 % 0.30 %
Wyandot, Huron 1,600 5,400 English Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 %
 Yoruba 2,400 33,832,000 Yoruba Christianity 55.00 % 16.00 %
Yugoslav former, general 73,000 104,000 Serbian Christianity 60.00 % 0.50 %
  Totals:  253 36,166,000       45   72.12 % 7.69 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 120,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 36,286,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.7 %)
72.1 %
Ethnic Religions
2.6 %
Hinduism
1.8 %
Islam
3.1 %
Non-Religious
17.7 %
Other / Small Religions
1.6 %
Unknown
0.1 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
3.3 %
Independent
1.7 %
Orthodox
2.2 %
Other Christian
19.6 %
Protestant
16.7 %
Roman Catholic
54.2 %
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

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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
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

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Canada Statistics
People Groups 253
Unreached People Groups 45  (17.8%)
Population 36,166,000
Population in Unreached 2,261,000  (6.3%)
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 362,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 72.1%
Percent Evangelical 7.7%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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