Country: Mexico

Number of People Groups

329

People Groups Unreached

2 (0.6%)

Total Population

127,461,000

Unreached Population

91,000 (0.1%)

% Professing Christian

94.8%

% Evangelical

8.42 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

95 %

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Afro-Seminole 500 700 Afro-Seminole Creole Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 514,000 188,897,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 28.90 %
 Amerindian, Detribalized 13,402,000 15,745,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
 Amuzgo, Guerrero 40,000 40,000 Amuzgo, Guerrero Christianity 95.00 % 2.90 %
 Amuzgo, Ipalapa 1,200 1,200 Amuzgo, Ipalapa Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 %
Amuzgo, San Pedro Amuzgos 4,600 4,600 Amuzgo, San Pedro Amuzgos Christianity 95.00 % 8.30 %
 Anglo-Canadian 8,900 16,306,000 English Christianity 72.00 % 7.70 %
 Arab, Lebanese 510,000 11,260,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Palestinian 13,000 11,737,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 40.00 % 1.00 %
 Arab, Syrian 510,000 15,493,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 0.10 %
 Argentinian White 15,000 32,457,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 9.10 %
 Basque 26,000 2,847,000 Basque Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
Brazilian, White 5,000 96,891,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 26.00 %
 British 10,000 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 %
 Catalonian 64,000 4,208,000 Catalan Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
 Ch'ol, Tila 48,000 48,000 Chol Christianity 96.00 % 13.00 %
 Ch'ol, Tumbala 138,000 140,000 Chol Christianity 97.00 % 33.40 %
Chatino, Nopala 12,000 12,000 Chatino, Nopala Christianity 96.00 % 8.00 %
 Chatino, Sierra Occidental 21,000 21,000 Chatino, Western Highland Christianity 95.00 % 3.50 %
Chatino, Sierra Oriental 2,400 2,400 Chatino, Eastern Highland Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 %
Chatino, Tataltepec 500 500 Chatino, Tataltepec Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
 Chatino, Yaitepec 21,000 21,000 Chatino, Western Highland Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 %
Chatino, Zacatepec 600 600 Chatino, Zacatepec Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Chatino, Zenzontepec 21,000 21,000 Chatino, Zenzontepec Christianity 95.00 % 3.50 %
Chiapaneco Unknown Unknown Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 2.00 %
Chichimeca-Jonaz 1,800 1,800 Chichimeco-Jonaz Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Chicomuceltec 2,700 2,800 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
Chinanteco, Chiltepec Unknown Unknown Chinantec, Chiltepec Christianity 96.00 % 4.00 %
Chinanteco, Comaltepec 3,100 3,100 Chinantec, Comaltepec Christianity 95.00 % 1.50 %
 Chinanteco, Lalana 14,000 14,000 Chinantec, Lalana Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Chinanteco, Lealao 3,100 3,100 Chinantec, Lealao Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
Chinanteco, Ojitlan 50,000 50,000 Chinantec, Ojitlan Christianity 96.00 % 2.60 %
Chinanteco, Ozumacin 4,100 4,100 Chinantec, Ozumacin Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
 Chinanteco, Palantla 30,000 30,000 Chinantec, Palantla Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Chinanteco, Quiotepec 11,000 11,000 Chinantec, Quiotepec Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
 Chinanteco, Sochiapam 4,700 4,700 Chinantec, Sochiapam Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
 Chinanteco, Tepetotutla 2,400 2,400 Chinantec, Tepetotutla Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
 Chinanteco, Tepinapa 3,000 3,000 Chinantec, Tepinapa Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
Chinanteco, Tlacoatzintepec 2,200 2,200 Chinantec, Tlacoatzintepec Christianity 95.00 % 49.00 %
Chinanteco, Usila 9,700 9,700 Chinantec, Usila Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
Chinanteco, Valle Nacional 600 600 Chinantec, Valle Nacional Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
Chocholtec 700 700 Chocholtec Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Chontal de Oaxaca, Costa 1,400 1,400 Chontal, Lowland Oaxaca Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
 Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra 3,200 3,200 Chontal, Highland Oaxaca Christianity 95.00 % 28.00 %
Chontal, Tabasco 48,000 48,000 Chontal, Tabasco Christianity 96.00 % 4.30 %
Chuj, San Mateo Ixtatan 2,300 43,000 Chuj Christianity 95.00 % 0.42 %
Cocopa 300 1,000 Cocopa Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
 Colombian, Mestizo 16,000 33,709,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 7.50 %
 Cora 12,000 13,000 Cora, El Nayar Christianity 95.00 % 1.30 %
 Cora, Santa Teresa 5,100 5,100 Cora, Santa Teresa Christianity 96.00 % 0.60 %
Cuban 14,000 9,196,000 Spanish Christianity 57.00 % 8.80 %
 Cuicateco, Tepeuxila 11,000 11,000 Cuicatec, Tepeuxila Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
 Cuicateco, Teutila 4,100 4,100 Cuicatec, Teutila Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Mexican Sign Language Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 %
 French 13,000 49,469,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 Galician 13,000 3,179,000 Galician Christianity 95.00 % 0.35 %
 German 13,000 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 Greek 10,000 10,772,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 %
Guarijio 3,400 3,400 Huarijio Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
Guatemalan White 13,000 10,509,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 24.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 26,000 77,290,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 13,000 854,535,000 Spanish Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 %
Honduran 12,000 7,075,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 23.00 %
Huasteco, San Francisco Chontala 4,400 4,400 Huastec Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 %
 Huasteco, San Luis Potosi 88,000 88,000 Huastec Christianity 96.00 % 2.00 %
Huasteco, Tantoyuca, Tenek 66,000 66,000 Huastec Christianity 90.00 % 0.70 %
Huave, San Dionisio del Mar 3,100 3,100 Huave, San Dionisio del Mar Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Huave, San Francisco del Mar 5,900 5,900 Huave, San Francisco del Mar Christianity 95.00 % 10.20 %
 Huave, San Mateo del Mar 14,000 14,000 Huave, San Mateo del Mar Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Huave, Santa Maria del Mar 800 800 Huave, Santa Maria Del Mar Christianity 95.00 % 26.00 %
 Huichol 34,000 34,000 Huichol Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 10.50 %
 Italian 26,000 38,042,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.10 %
Ixcateco Unknown Unknown Ixcatec Christianity 55.00 % 3.50 %
 Jacalteco 600 19,000 Jakalteko Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
 Japanese 51,000 124,985,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 %
Jew, Spanish Speaking 40,000 306,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Kanjobal, Western 11,000 87,000 Akateko Christianity 96.00 % 19.82 %
 Kickapoo 900 1,600 Kickapoo Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Kiliwa Unknown Unknown Kiliwa Christianity 90.00 % 7.00 %
 Korean 4,500 80,205,000 Korean Christianity 31.00 % 16.80 %
 Kumiai 300 400 Kumiai Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 %
 Lacandon 1,000 1,000 Lacandon Christianity 95.00 % 24.00 %
 Mam, Northern 8,400 352,000 Mam Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Matlatzinca, Atzingo 100 100 Matlatzinca, Atzingo Christianity 95.00 % 15.60 %
Matlatzinca, San Francisco De Los Ranchos 900 900 Matlatzinca, San Francisco Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Maya, Chan Santa Cruz 60,000 60,000 Maya, Yucatec Christianity 95.00 % 25.00 %
 Maya, Yucatan 890,000 903,000 Maya, Yucatec Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
 Maya-Tektitek Unknown 7,100 Tektiteko Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
 Mayo 177,000 177,000 Mayo Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
Mazahua, Central 97,000 97,000 Mazahua, Central Christianity 97.00 % 3.60 %
Mazahua, Michoacan 35,000 35,000 Mazahua, Michoacan Christianity 94.00 % 2.50 %
Mazateco, Ayautla 4,500 4,500 Mazatec, Ayautla Christianity 95.00 % 2.80 %
 Mazateco, Chiquihuitlan 2,000 2,000 Mazatec, Chiquihuitlan Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
 Mazateco, Huautla 100,000 100,000 Mazatec, Huautla Christianity 96.00 % 4.00 %
Mazateco, Ixcatlan 11,000 11,000 Mazatec, Ixcatlan Christianity 96.00 % 0.50 %
Mazateco, Jalapa de Diaz 23,000 23,000 Mazatec, Jalapa de Diaz Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
Mazateco, Mazatlan 16,000 16,000 Mazatec, Mazatlan Christianity 96.00 % 5.00 %
Mazateco, San Jeronimo Teocatl 25,000 25,000 Mazatec, San Jeronimo Tecoatl Christianity 96.00 % 5.90 %
Mazateco, Soyaltepec 36,000 36,000 Mazatec, Soyaltepec Christianity 93.00 % 0.40 %
 Mennonites 55,000 455,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 96.00 % 10.00 %
 Mexican 102,700,000 102,758,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 8.10 %
Mixe, Coatlan 8,900 8,900 Mixe, Coatlan Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
 Mixe, Istmo 31,000 31,000 Mixe, Isthmus Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Mixe, Juquila 10,000 10,000 Mixe, Juquila Christianity 95.00 % 2.70 %
Mixe, Mazatlan 25,000 25,000 Mixe, Mazatlan Christianity 95.00 % 12.50 %
Mixe, Norte Central 17,000 17,000 Mixe, North Central Christianity 85.00 % 6.00 %
Mixe, Quetzaltepec 11,000 11,000 Mixe, Quetzaltepec Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
 Mixe, Tlahuitoltepec 7,600 7,600 Mixe, Tlahuitoltepec Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
Mixe, Totontepec 7,200 7,200 Mixe, Totontepec Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 %
Mixteco, Alacatlazala 34,000 34,000 Mixtec, Alacatlatzala Christianity 95.00 % 1.50 %
Mixteco, Alcozauca 14,000 14,000 Mixtec, Alcozauca Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Mixteco, Amoltepec 13,000 13,000 Mixtec, Amoltepec Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Mixteco, Apasco y Apoala 16,000 16,000 Mixtec, Apasco-Apoala Christianity 96.00 % 2.00 %
Mixteco, Ayutla 15,000 15,000 Mixtec, Ayutla Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
 Mixteco, Cacaloxtepec 1,400 1,400 Mixtec, Cacaloxtepec Christianity 95.00 % 1.50 %
Mixteco, Chalcatongo 1,900 1,900 Mixtec, San Miguel el Grande Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 %
Mixteco, Chayuco 16,000 16,000 Mixtec, Chayuco Christianity 96.00 % 3.20 %
Mixteco, Chazumba 5,000 5,000 Mixtec, Chazumba Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Mixteco, Chigmacatitlan 1,400 1,400 Mixtec, Chigmecatitlan Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Mixteco, Coatzospan 2,700 2,700 Mixtec, Coatzospan Christianity 95.00 % 8.60 %
Mixteco, Cuyamecalco 2,500 2,500 Mixtec, Cuyamecalco Christianity 95.00 % 2.69 %
Mixteco, Diuxi Tilantongo 4,500 4,500 Mixtec, Diuxi-Tilantongo Christianity 95.00 % 1.10 %
Mixteco, Huitepec 3,100 3,100 Mixtec, Huitepec Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
Mixteco, Itundujia 1,100 1,100 Mixtec, Itundujia Christianity 96.00 % 28.00 %
 Mixteco, Ixtayutla 8,300 8,300 Mixtec, Ixtayutla Christianity 95.00 % 2.70 %
Mixteco, Jamiltepec 13,000 13,000 Mixtec, Jamiltepec Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Mixteco, Juxtlahuaca 25,000 25,000 Mixtec, Juxtlahuaca Christianity 95.00 % 22.20 %
 Mixteco, Juxtlahuaca Oeste 25,000 25,000 Mixtec, Western Juxtlahuaca Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
 Mixteco, Magdalena Penasco 9,000 9,000 Mixtec, Magdalena Penasco Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
 Mixteco, Metlatonoc 61,000 63,000 Mixtec, Metlatonoc Christianity 96.00 % 0.30 %
Mixteco, Mitlatongo 2,000 2,000 Mixtec, Mitlatongo Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
 Mixteco, Nochixtlan Sureste 5,500 5,500 Mixtec, Southeastern Nochixtlan Christianity 95.00 % 25.70 %
 Mixteco, Oaxaca Noroeste 7,100 7,100 Mixtec, Northwest Oaxaca Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
 Mixteco, Ocotepec 8,100 8,100 Mixtec, Ocotepec Christianity 95.00 % 0.90 %
Mixteco, Penoles 7,200 7,200 Mixtec, Penoles Christianity 96.00 % 13.00 %
 Mixteco, Pinotepa Nacional 31,000 31,000 Mixtec, Pinotepa Nacional Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 %
Mixteco, Puebla Sur 3,700 3,700 Mixtec, Southern Puebla Christianity 96.00 % 8.00 %
Mixteco, San Esteban Atatlahuca 12,000 12,000 Mixtec, Atatlahuca Christianity 95.00 % 0.70 %
Mixteco, San Juan Colorado 10,000 10,000 Mixtec, San Juan Colorado Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
 Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec 12,000 12,000 Mixtec, Mixtepec Christianity 96.00 % 1.70 %
 Mixteco, San Juan Teita 400 400 Mixtec, San Juan Teita Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 %
Mixteco, San Miguel El Grande 5,500 5,500 Mixtec, San Miguel el Grande Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Mixteco, San Miguel Piedras 600 600 Mixtec, San Miguel Piedras Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
Mixteco, Santa Lucia Monteverde 7,100 7,100 Mixtec, Santa Lucia Monteverde Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
Mixteco, Santa Maria Zacatepec 3,200 3,200 Mixtec, Santa Maria Zacatepec Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Mixteco, Silacayoapan 24,000 25,000 Mixtec, Silacayoapan Christianity 95.00 % 8.80 %
Mixteco, Sindihui 7,100 7,100 Mixtec, Sindihui Christianity 90.00 % 1.20 %
 Mixteco, Sinicahua 1,800 1,800 Mixtec, Sinicahua Christianity 95.00 % 0.15 %
Mixteco, Soyaltepec 1,400 1,400 Mixtec, Soyaltepec Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Mixteco, Tacahua 500 500 Mixtec, Tacahua Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Mixteco, Tamazola 1,800 1,800 Mixtec, Tamazola Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Mixteco, Tezoatlan 6,200 6,200 Mixtec, Tezoatlan Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Mixteco, Tidaa 1,000 1,000 Mixtec, Tidaa Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
Mixteco, Tijaltepec 4,000 4,500 Mixtec, Tijaltepec Christianity 95.00 % 1.40 %
Mixteco, Tlaxiaco Norte 16,000 16,000 Mixtec, Northern Tlaxiaco Christianity 90.00 % 18.60 %
Mixteco, Tlaxiaco Suroeste 9,200 9,200 Mixtec, Southwestern Tlaxiaco Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 %
Mixteco, Tlazoyaltepec 4,800 4,800 Mixtec, Tlazoyaltepec Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
Mixteco, Tututepec 45,000 45,000 Mixtec, Tututepec Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 %
 Mixteco, Yoloxochitl 14,000 14,000 Mixtec, Yoloxochitl Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
 Mixteco, Yosondua 2,300 2,300 Mixtec, Yosondua Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
Mixteco, Yucuane 900 900 Mixtec, Yucuane Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Mixteco, Yutanduchi 1,300 1,300 Mixtec, Yutanduchi Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
Mocho 200 200 Mocho Christianity 95.00 % 27.00 %
Nahuatl, Central 99,000 99,000 Nahuatl, Central Christianity 95.00 % 2.38 %
 Nahuatl, Central Huasteca 262,000 262,000 Nahuatl, Central Huasteca Christianity 96.00 % 1.00 %
Nahuatl, Coatepec 2,200 2,200 Nahuatl, Coatepec Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 %
Nahuatl, Eastern Durango 500 500 Nahuatl, Eastern Durango Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.00 %
 Nahuatl, Guerrero 202,000 202,000 Nahuatl, Guerrero Christianity 95.00 % 2.20 %
Nahuatl, Huasteca Este 624,000 624,000 Nahuatl, Eastern Huasteca Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste 608,000 608,000 Nahuatl, Western Huasteca Christianity 97.00 % 4.00 %
 Nahuatl, Huaxcaleca 11,000 11,000 Nahuatl, Huaxcaleca Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
Nahuatl, Istmo-Cosoleacaque 8,000 8,000 Nahuatl, Isthmus-Cosoleacaque Christianity 95.00 % 3.90 %
 Nahuatl, Istmo-Mecayapan 29,000 29,000 Nahuatl, Isthmus-Mecayapan Christianity 95.00 % 8.60 %
 Nahuatl, Istmo-Pajapan 11,000 11,000 Nahuatl, Isthmus-Pajapan Christianity 95.00 % 13.00 %
Nahuatl, Michoacan 4,700 4,700 Nahuatl, Michoacan Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 %
Nahuatl, Morelos 24,000 24,000 Nahuatl, Morelos Christianity 95.00 % 1.80 %
Nahuatl, Oaxaca Norte 14,000 14,000 Nahuatl, Northern Oaxaca Christianity 95.00 % 5.60 %
Nahuatl, Ometepec 700 700 Nahuatl, Ometepec Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
 Nahuatl, Orizaba 183,000 183,000 Nahuatl, Orizaba Christianity 97.00 % 0.20 %
Nahuatl, Puebla Central 22,000 22,000 Nahuatl, Central Puebla Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Nahuatl, Puebla Norte 93,000 93,000 Nahuatl, Northern Puebla Christianity 96.00 % 11.30 %
Nahuatl, Puebla Sierra 223,000 223,000 Nahuatl, Highland Puebla Christianity 95.00 % 0.70 %
 Nahuatl, Santa Maria La Alta 3,200 3,200 Nahuatl, Santa Maria la Alta Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
Nahuatl, Sierra Negra 30,000 30,000 Nahuatl, Sierra Negra Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Nahuatl, Southeastern Puebla 140,000 143,000 Nahuatl, Southeastern Puebla Christianity 95.00 % 1.50 %
Nahuatl, Temascaltepec 500 500 Nahuatl, Temascaltepec Christianity 95.00 % 32.00 %
Nahuatl, Tenango 20,000 25,000 Nahuatl, Zacatlan-Ahuacatlan-Tepetzintla Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
 Nahuatl, Tetelcingo 5,400 5,400 Nahuatl, Tetelcingo Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
 Nahuatl, Tlalitzlipa 200 200 Nahuatl, Zacatlan-Ahuacatlan-Tepetzintla Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 %
 Nahuatl, Tlamacazapa 2,400 2,400 Nahuatl, Tlamacazapa Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
 Nahuatl, Western Durango 1,000 1,000 Nahuatl, Western Durango Christianity 75.00 % 2.00 %
 Nicaraguan, Mestizo 4,000 5,965,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 29.80 %
Oodham 1,900 22,000 Tohono O'odham Christianity 96.00 % 1.00 %
Otomi, Estado de Mexico 23,000 23,000 Otomi, Estado de Mexico Christianity 97.00 % 26.00 %
Otomi, Ixtenco 8,100 8,100 Otomi, Ixtenco Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
 Otomi, Mezquital 151,000 151,000 Otomi, Mezquital Christianity 96.00 % 9.00 %
 Otomi, Noreste 51,000 51,000 Otomi, Queretaro Christianity 95.00 % 5.30 %
 Otomi, Sierra Oriental 60,000 60,000 Otomi, Eastern Highland Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Otomi, Temoaya 57,000 57,000 Otomi, Temoaya Christianity 93.00 % 50.00 %
Otomi, Tenango 16,000 16,000 Otomi, Tenango Christianity 93.00 % 3.00 %
 Otomi, Texcatepec 19,000 19,000 Otomi, Texcatepec Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
Otomi, Tilapa 600 600 Otomi, Tilapa Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
Paipai 100 100 Paipai Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 %
 Pame, Central 6,600 6,600 Pame, Central Christianity 95.00 % 0.70 %
 Pame, Norte 7,200 7,200 Pame, Northern Christianity 95.00 % 0.70 %
 Pima Bajo, Chihuahua 900 24,000 Pima Bajo Christianity 96.00 % 2.00 %
Popoloca, Coyotepec 11,000 11,000 Popoloca, Coyotepec Christianity 94.00 % 0.40 %
 Popoloca, Mezontla 2,800 2,800 Popoloca, Mezontla Christianity 96.00 % 2.50 %
Popoloca, San Felipe Otlaltepec 3,900 3,900 Popoloca, San Felipe Otlaltepec Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
Popoloca, San Juan Atzingo 7,200 7,200 Popoloca, San Juan Atzingo Christianity 95.00 % 3.80 %
Popoloca, San Luis Temalacayuca 6,800 6,800 Popoloca, San Luis Temalacayuca Christianity 95.00 % 3.10 %
 Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco 11,000 11,000 Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco Christianity 95.00 % 0.70 %
Popoloca, Santa Ines Ahuatempan 5,200 5,200 Popoloca, Santa Ines Ahuatempan Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 %
Popoluca, Oluta 15,000 15,000 Popoluca, Oluta Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
Popoluca, Sayula 4,300 4,300 Popoluca, Sayula Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Popoluca, Sierra 45,000 45,000 Popoluca, Highland Christianity 95.00 % 3.40 %
Popoluca, Texistepec 24,000 24,000 Popoluca, Texistepec Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
 Purepecha 72,000 73,000 Purepecha Christianity 96.00 % 1.00 %
Purepecha, Sierra Occidental 223,000 273,000 Purepecha, Western Highland Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 5.00 %
Romani, Calo 26,000 917,000 Calo Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Romani, Vlax 51,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 85.00 % 0.40 %
 Russian 102,000 134,007,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
 Salvadorians 9,100 6,471,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 31.00 %
 Seri 1,000 1,000 Seri Christianity 80.00 % 21.00 %
Solteco Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 85.00 % 2.00 %
 Spaniard 408,000 28,630,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 %
Tacaneco 2,000 39,000 Mam Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
 Tarahumara, Baja 13,000 13,000 Tarahumara, Western Christianity 85.00 % 0.70 %
 Tarahumara, Central 39,000 39,000 Tarahumara, Central Christianity 90.00 % 1.20 %
 Tarahumara, North 2,100 2,100 Tarahumara, Northern Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 %
Tarahumara, Southeast 7,100 7,100 Tarahumara, Southeastern Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
 Tarahumara, Southwest 200 200 Tarahumara, Southwestern Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Tepehua, Huehuetla 5,500 5,500 Tepehua, Huehuetla Christianity 71.00 % 18.00 %
 Tepehua, Pisa Flores 6,200 6,200 Tepehua, Pisaflores Christianity 75.00 % 7.70 %
 Tepehua, Tlachichilco 4,700 4,700 Tepehua, Tlachichilco Christianity 70.00 % 13.00 %
Tepehuan, Norte 7,600 7,600 Tepehuan, Northern Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Tepehuan, Sureste 13,000 13,000 Tepehuan, Southeastern Christianity 80.00 % 6.00 %
 Tepehuan, Suroeste 11,000 11,000 Tepehuan, Southwestern Christianity 60.00 % 0.04 %
Tlapaneco, Acatepec 49,000 50,000 Me'phaa, Acatepec Christianity 97.00 % 1.00 %
Tlapaneco, Azoyu 800 800 Me'phaa, Azoyu Christianity 96.00 % 0.80 %
Tlapaneco, Malinaltepec 49,000 49,000 Me'phaa, Malinaltepec Christianity 97.00 % 0.70 %
 Tlapaneco, Tlacoapa 9,200 9,200 Me'phaa, Tlacoapa Christianity 96.00 % 1.00 %
 Tojolabal 45,000 45,000 Tojolabal Christianity 97.00 % 20.00 %
 Totonaca, Coyutla 63,000 63,000 Totonac, Coyutla Christianity 95.00 % 0.02 %
Totonaca, Filomeno Mata-Coahuitlan 20,000 20,000 Totonac, Filomena Mata-Coahuitlan Christianity 95.00 % 2.50 %
Totonaca, Ozumatlan 2,100 2,100 Totonaco del cerro Xinolatepetl Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
 Totonaca, Papantla 146,000 146,000 Totonac, Papantla Christianity 95.00 % 1.30 %
Totonaca, Patla-Chicontla 4,400 4,400 Totonac, Upper Necaxa Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 %
 Totonaca, Sierra 218,000 218,000 Totonac, Highland Christianity 97.00 % 10.00 %
Totonaca, Tecpatalan 700 700 Totonac, Tecpatlan Christianity 85.00 % 0.30 %
 Totonaca, Xicotepec de Juarez 18,000 18,000 Totonac, Xicotepec de Juarez Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
Totonaca, Yecuatla 700 700 Totonac, Yecuatla Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
 Triqui, Chicahuaxtla 6,200 6,200 Triqui, Chicahuaxtla Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
 Triqui, Copala 30,000 38,000 Triqui, Copala Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
 Triqui, San Martin Itunyoso 3,600 3,600 Triqui, San Martin Itunyoso Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 %
 Tzeltal, Bachajon, Chiapas 142,000 142,000 Tzeltal Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 %
 Tzeltal, Oxchuc 337,000 338,000 Tzeltal Christianity 96.00 % 50.00 %
 Tzotzil, Chamula 185,000 188,000 Tzotzil Christianity 95.00 % 4.60 %
 Tzotzil, Chenalho 53,000 53,000 Tzotzil Christianity 94.00 % 8.60 %
 Tzotzil, Huixtan 30,000 30,000 Tzotzil Christianity 96.00 % 16.00 %
 Tzotzil, San Andres Larrainzar 75,000 75,000 Tzotzil Christianity 97.00 % 2.40 %
Tzotzil, Venustiano Carranza 5,200 5,200 Tzotzil Christianity 95.00 % 1.20 %
 Tzotzil, Zinacantan 38,000 38,000 Tzotzil Christianity 97.00 % 3.20 %
Venezualans 11,000 29,449,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 10.80 %
Yaqui 15,000 38,000 Yaqui Christianity 95.00 % 1.80 %
Zapotec, Central Sola de Vega 6,100 6,100 Zapotec, Texmelucan Christianity 96.00 % 22.00 %
Zapotec, Lachiruaj 2,700 2,700 Zapotec, Yatee Christianity 90.00 % 2.60 %
Zapoteco, Albarradas 10,000 10,000 Zapotec, Santo Domingo Albarradas Christianity 95.00 % 2.70 %
 Zapoteco, Aloapam 4,400 4,400 Zapotec, Aloapam Christianity 96.00 % 9.50 %
Zapoteco, Amatlan 13,000 13,000 Zapotec, Amatlan Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
Zapoteco, Asuncion Mixtepec 3,700 3,700 Zapotec, Asuncion Mixtepec Christianity 96.00 % 2.00 %
Zapoteco, Ayoquesco 1,400 1,400 Zapotec, Ayoquesco Christianity 90.00 % 11.00 %
Zapoteco, Cajonos 7,300 7,300 Zapotec, Cajonos Christianity 96.00 % 7.60 %
 Zapoteco, Chichicapan 3,300 3,300 Zapotec, Chichicapan Christianity 95.00 % 1.50 %
Zapoteco, Choapan 14,000 14,000 Zapotec, Choapan Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 %
Zapoteco, Coatecas Altas 5,900 5,900 Zapotec, Coatecas Altas Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
Zapoteco, Coatlan 700 700 Zapotec, Coatlan Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
Zapoteco, El Alto 1,400 1,400 Zapotec, El Alto Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Zapoteco, Elotepec 300 300 Zapotec, Elotepec Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 %
Zapoteco, Guevea de Humboldt 5,700 5,700 Zapotec, Guevea de Humboldt Christianity 95.00 % 18.60 %
Zapoteco, Guila 15,000 15,000 Zapotec, Guila Christianity 95.00 % 3.28 %
 Zapoteco, Istmo 132,000 132,000 Zapotec, Isthmus Christianity 97.00 % 7.40 %
Zapoteco, Ixtlan Sureste 9,000 9,000 Zapotec, Southeastern Ixtlan Christianity 95.00 % 1.70 %
 Zapoteco, Jalieza 2,600 2,600 Zapotec, Western Tlacolula Valley Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 %
Zapoteco, Lachiguiri 10,000 10,000 Zapotec, Lachiguiri Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
Zapoteco, Loxicha 91,000 91,000 Zapotec, Loxicha Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Zapoteco, Mazaltepec 3,300 3,300 Zapotec, Mazaltepec Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
Zapoteco, Miahuatlan Central 1,200 1,200 Zapotec, Miahuatlan Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
Zapoteco, Mitla 35,000 35,000 Zapotec, Mitla Christianity 91.00 % 7.50 %
 Zapoteco, Mixtepec 11,000 11,000 Zapotec, Mixtepec Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 %
Zapoteco, Ocotlan Oeste 22,000 22,000 Zapotec, Ocotlan Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
Zapoteco, Ozolotepec 10,000 10,000 Zapotec, Ozolotepec Christianity 95.00 % 17.70 %
Zapoteco, Petapa 12,000 12,000 Zapotec, Petapa Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Zapoteco, Quiavicuzas 6,200 6,200 Zapotec, Quiavicuzas Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
Zapoteco, Quioquitani y Quieri 6,100 6,100 Zapotec, Quioquitani-Quieri Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
Zapoteco, Rincon 38,000 38,000 Zapotec, Rincon Christianity 96.00 % 6.70 %
 Zapoteco, Rincon Sur 19,000 19,000 Zapotec, Southern Rincon Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Zapoteco, San Agustin Mixtepec Unknown Unknown Zapotec, San Agustin Mixtepec Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Zapoteco, San Baltazar Loxicha 2,300 2,300 Zapotec, San Baltazar Loxicha Christianity 85.00 % 23.00 %
Zapoteco, San Juan Guelavia 42,000 43,000 Zapotec, Western Tlacolula Valley Christianity 96.00 % 1.30 %
Zapoteco, San Pedro Quiatoni 19,000 19,000 Zapotec, San Pedro Quiatoni Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
Zapoteco, San Vicente Coatlan 4,100 4,100 Zapotec, San Vicente Coatlan Christianity 95.00 % 4.05 %
 Zapoteco, Santa Catarina Albarradas 1,500 1,500 Zapotec, Santa Catarina Albarradas Christianity 100.00 % 3.60 %
Zapoteco, Santa Ines Yatzechi 3,500 3,500 Zapotec, Santa Ines Yatzechi Christianity 95.00 % 2.20 %
 Zapoteco, Santa Maria Quiegolani 2,600 2,600 Zapotec, Santa Maria Quiegolani Christianity 70.00 % 0.70 %
Zapoteco, Santiago Lapaguia 7,500 7,500 Zapotec, Lapaguia-Guivini Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 %
Zapoteco, Santiago Xanica 3,900 3,900 Zapotec, Santiago Xanica Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 %
Zapoteco, Sierra de Juarez 6,200 6,200 Zapotec, Sierra de Juarez Christianity 95.00 % 27.50 %
 Zapoteco, Sola de Vega Este 10,000 10,000 Zapotec, Lachixio Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Zapoteco, Tabaa 3,000 3,000 Zapotec, Tabaa Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 %
 Zapoteco, Tejalapan 7,100 7,100 Zapotec, Tejalapan Christianity 96.00 % 0.90 %
Zapoteco, Tilquiapam 6,000 6,000 Zapotec, Tilquiapan Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 %
 Zapoteco, Tlacolulita 1,400 1,400 Zapotec, Tlacolulita Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
Zapoteco, Totomachapan 1,500 1,500 Zapotec, Totomachapan Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Zapoteco, Xadani 500 500 Zapotec, Xadani Christianity 95.00 % 0.60 %
Zapoteco, Xanaguia 3,900 3,900 Zapotec, Xanaguia Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
 Zapoteco, Yalalag 4,200 4,200 Zapotec, Yalalag Christianity 95.00 % 3.30 %
Zapoteco, Yareni 3,800 3,800 Zapotec, Yareni Christianity 96.00 % 6.00 %
Zapoteco, Yatee 3,900 3,900 Zapotec, Yatee Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
Zapoteco, Yatzachi 3,900 3,900 Zapotec, Yatzachi Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
 Zapoteco, Yautepec 500 500 Zapotec, Yautepec Christianity 96.00 % 0.10 %
Zapoteco, Zaachila 15,000 15,000 Zapotec, Zaachila Christianity 90.00 % 0.10 %
Zapoteco, Zaniza 1,200 1,200 Zapotec, Zaniza Christianity 95.00 % 21.00 %
 Zapoteco, Zoogocho 1,500 1,900 Zapotec, Zoogocho Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
Zoque, Chimalapa 7,000 7,000 Zoque, Chimalapa Christianity 95.00 % 44.40 %
Zoque, Copainala 16,000 16,000 Zoque, Copainala Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
 Zoque, Francisco Leon 31,000 31,000 Zoque, Francisco Leon Christianity 94.00 % 2.00 %
Zoque, Rayon 16,000 16,000 Zoque, Rayon Christianity 90.00 % 4.80 %
Zoque, Tabasco Unknown Unknown Zoque, Tabasco Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 %
  Totals:  329 127,461,000       2   94.79 % 8.42 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,171,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 128,632,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.4 %)
94.8 %
Ethnic Religions
1.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.6 %
Non-Religious
2.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.4 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.1 %
Protestant
7.2 %
Roman Catholic
89.2 %
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 Mexico. 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 Mexico
  • Christian ministry in Mexico
  • 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 Mexico 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 Mexico Size
Action International Ministries Medium
Advent Christian General Conference, World Missions Medium
Adventures in Missions Medium
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l Ministries Medium
AmeriTribes Small
AMG International Large
AMOR Ministries Medium
Apostolic Christian Church Foundation, Missionary Committee Medium
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Audio Scripture Ministries Small
Avant Ministries Medium
Baptist Church Planters Medium
Baptist International Outreach Medium
Bethany International Ministries Medium
Biblical Ministries Worldwide Medium
Bread for a Hungry World Small
Brethren in Christ World Missions Medium
Calvary Commission Medium
Calvary International Medium
CAM International Medium
Childcare Worldwide Medium
Children's Haven International Small
Chosen People Ministries Small
Christ for the City Medium
Christ Mandate for Missions Medium
Christian Brethren Assemblies Large
Christian Outreach International Small
Christian Reformed World Missions Medium
Christians in Action Missions International Medium
CMF International Medium
Commission to Every Nation Medium
Compassion International Large
Congregational Methodist Church Small
Converge Medium
CrossWorld Medium
Dayspring Outreach Ministries Small
DeNike Ministries Small
Elim Fellowship Medium
Encompass World Partners Medium
Equip, Incorporated Medium
Evangelical Baptist Missions Medium
Evangelical Congregational Church Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Evangelical Friends Mission Small
Evangelical Methodist Church Small
Evangelism Explosion International Medium
Faith Comes By Hearing Medium
Fellowship International Mission Medium
Floresta USA Medium
Foundation For His Ministry Medium
Foursquare Missions International Medium
Full Gospel Evangelistic Association Small
General Baptists International Small
Global Fellowship Medium
Global Force Mexico Small
Global Outreach International Medium
Global Outreach Mission Medium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Global Recordings Network Medium
Globe International Medium
Go Missions to Mexico Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Good News Productions Medium
Gospel Fellowship Association Medium
Greater Grace World Outreach Missions Medium
Hope for the Hungry Medium
Impact International Medium
Independent Faith Mission Medium
International Family Missions Small
International Gospel Outreach Medium
International Partnership Ministries Medium
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Small
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Latin America Mission Medium
Latin American Indian Ministries Small
Latin American Lutheran Mission Small
LOGOI Ministries Small
Luke Society, Incorporated Small
Map International Medium
Mexican Medical Ministries Small
Ministries in Action Small
Mission Ministries Medium
Mission to the World Medium
Missionary Gospel Fellowship Small
Missionary Ventures International Medium
Missions Door Medium
Navigators, International Missions Group Medium
New Life Advance International Small
North American Baptist Conference Medium
One Mission Society Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
Palm Missionary Ministries Small
Pentecostal Church of God World Missions Small
Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church World Witness Small
Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship Medium
Reformed Church in America Medium
Ripe for Harvest Incorporated Medium
Rosedale Mennonite Missions Medium
Seed International Small
Spanish World Ministries Medium
STEM International Small
TearFund UK Large
The Brethren Church Medium
The Church of God of the Apostolic Faith Small
The Mission Society Medium
Walk Thru the Bible Ministries Medium
Westminster Biblical Missions Medium
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, World Missions Small
World Baptist Fellowship Mission Agency Medium
World Gospel Mission Medium
World Missions Far Corners Incorporated Large
World Witness, Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Medium
World-Wide Missions Medium
Wycliffe Bible Translators Large
YUGO Ministries Small
Mexico Statistics
People Groups 329
Unreached People Groups 2  (0.6%)
Population 127,461,000
Population in Unreached 91,000  (0.1%)
Urbanization 79%
Continent North America
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Country Code MX
Official National Language Spanish
Literacy Rate 95%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 94.8%
Percent Evangelical 8.4%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 40 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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