Country: Curacao

Number of People Groups

16

People Groups Unreached

2 (12.5%)

Total Population

158,000

Unreached Population

800 (0.5%)

% Professing Christian

85.5%

% Evangelical

7.52 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

96 %

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-Kittitians 13,000 91,000 Antigua and Barbuda Creole English Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 1,500 188,897,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 29.00 %
 Antillean Creole, Papiamentu 101,000 265,000 Papiamentu Christianity 92.00 % 6.00 %
Antilles English-Speaking 4,700 29,000 English Christianity 85.00 % 6.00 %
 British 2,100 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 92.00 % 30.00 %
 Dominican, mixed 6,200 8,822,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 9.10 %
 Dutch 13,000 15,165,000 Dutch Non-Religious 47.00 % 4.30 %
 French 3,600 49,469,000 French Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,500 77,290,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.00 %
 Jew, Dutch 200 30,000 Dutch Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Latin American, general 6,600 811,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
 Portuguese 1,400 15,076,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
 Sarnami Hindi, East Indian 500 1,118,000 Hindustani, Sarnami Hinduism 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Surinamese Creole, Sranan 2,000 166,000 Sranan Christianity 48.00 % 15.00 %
Zambo, Mulatto 800 5,639,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
  Totals:  16 158,000       2   85.47 % 7.52 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 159,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.5 %)
85.5 %
Ethnic Religions
1.8 %
Hinduism
1.1 %
Islam
0.4 %
Non-Religious
10.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.6 %
Independent
1.7 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
2.7 %
Protestant
11.5 %
Roman Catholic
69.2 %
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 Curacao. 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 Curacao
  • Christian ministry in Curacao
  • 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 Curacao 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.

In Curacao Size
Curacao Statistics
People Groups 16
Unreached People Groups 2  (12.5%)
Population 158,000
Population in Unreached 800  (0.5%)
Urbanization 89%
Continent North America
Region North America and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Country Code UC
Official National Language Dutch
Secondary National Language Papiamentu
Literacy Rate 96%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 85.5%
Percent Evangelical 7.5%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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