Country: Honduras

Number of People Groups

22

People Groups Unreached

1 (4.5%)

Total Population

8,084,000

Unreached Population

1,600 (0.0%)

% Professing Christian

95.8%

% Evangelical

22.06 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

84 %

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
Afro-Honduran 161,000 161,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 21.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 16,000 188,897,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 28.90 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized 331,000 15,745,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
 Arab, Palestinian 26,000 11,737,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 %
 Armenian 1,500 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 %
 Black Carib, Garifuna 151,000 265,000 Garifuna Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 British 1,100 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Chorotega 100 100 Spanish Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.00 %
 Chorti 5,800 51,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 3.50 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Honduras Sign Language Christianity 96.00 % 1.90 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 5,600 77,290,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
Honduran 6,767,000 7,075,000 Spanish Christianity 96.70 % 23.00 %
Honduran White 161,000 161,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 23.00 %
Honduran, English-Speaking 13,000 13,000 English Christianity 97.00 % 23.00 %
 Jamaicans 40,000 3,622,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 83.00 % 28.00 %
 Lenca 111,000 157,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
 Miskito, Misquito 45,000 257,000 Miskito Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 %
 Nicaraguan, Mestizo 240,000 5,965,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 29.00 %
Pech 4,000 4,000 Pech Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
Sumu 1,100 17,000 Mayangna Christianity 82.00 % 8.00 %
 Tolpan, Jicaque 1,000 1,000 Tol Christianity 80.00 % 5.00 %
 Turk 1,600 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  22 8,084,000       1   95.84 % 22.06 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 106,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 8,190,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.1 %)
95.8 %
Ethnic Religions
1.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.3 %
Non-Religious
2.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.2 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.9 %
Protestant
20.4 %
Roman Catholic
75.2 %
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

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Honduras. 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 Honduras
  • Christian ministry in Honduras
  • 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 Honduras 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 Honduras Size
Action International Ministries Medium
Advent Christian General Conference, World Missions Medium
Baptist Medical and Dental Mission International Medium
Bethany International Ministries Medium
Biblical Ministries Worldwide Medium
Bread for a Hungry World Small
Brethren in Christ World Missions Medium
Calvary International Medium
CAM International Medium
Christian Aid Mission Large
Christian Reformed World Missions Medium
Commission to Every Nation Medium
Compassion International Large
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Medium
Evangelistic Faith Missions Small
Fellowship of Associates of Medical Evangelism Medium
Full Gospel Evangelistic Association Small
General Baptists International Small
Global Outreach International Medium
Global Outreach Mission Medium
Globe International Medium
Harvest Foundation Small
Impact International Medium
International Gospel Outreach Medium
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Medium
Living Water Teaching Small
Luke Society, Incorporated Small
Map International Medium
Missionary Ventures International Medium
Missions Door Medium
New Mission Systems International Medium
Pentecostal Church of God World Missions Small
Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church World Witness Small
Reformed Church in America Medium
Ripe for Harvest Incorporated Medium
Samaritan's Purse Large
Seed International Small
South American Missionary Society Small
Spanish World Ministries Medium
STEM International Small
Tearfund Medium
TearFund UK Large
Teen Missions International Medium
The Church of God of the Apostolic Faith Small
Walk Thru the Bible Ministries Medium
World Baptist Fellowship Mission Agency Medium
World Concern Large
World Gospel Mission Medium
World-Wide Missions Medium
Honduras Statistics
People Groups 22
Unreached People Groups 1  (4.5%)
Population 8,084,000
Population in Unreached 1,600  (0.0%)
Urbanization 54%
Continent North America
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Country Code HO
Official National Language Spanish
Literacy Rate 84%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 95.8%
Percent Evangelical 22.1%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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