Country: Argentina

Number of People Groups

83

People Groups Unreached

2 (2.4%)

Total Population

43,594,000

Unreached Population

190,000 (0.4%)

% Professing Christian

92.8%

% Evangelical

9.53 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

98 %

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-Argentine 132,000 132,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 %
Afro-Bolivian 1,300 124,000 Spanish Christianity 98.50 % 12.00 %
Afro-Caribbean, other 2,800 109,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Afro-Paraguayan 1,800 70,000 Spanish Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 %
Afro-Peruvians 1,400 159,000 Spanish Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 %
 Afro-Uruguayan 2,300 71,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 6.00 %
 Arab, Palestinian 1,100 11,737,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 2.00 %
 Arab, Syrian 1,445,000 15,493,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 38.00 % 1.20 %
 Argentinian White 32,148,000 32,457,000 Spanish Christianity 96.92 % 11.00 %
 Armenian 146,000 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 90.00 % 2.50 %
Atacameno, Kunza 15,000 21,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Aymara 22,000 2,842,000 Aymara, Central Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 %
 Belarusian 3,900 10,076,000 Belarusan Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 %
Black African, general 2,000 973,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 %
Brazilian, Black 1,600 12,279,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 23.00 %
Brazilian, White 43,000 96,891,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 29.00 %
 British 9,300 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
 Cape Verdean 15,000 1,033,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
 Catalonian 195,000 4,208,000 Catalan Christianity 96.00 % 0.70 %
Chane 4,700 4,700 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 8.57 %
Charrua 16,000 16,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 %
 Chilean 203,000 16,404,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 18.00 %
 Chinese, general 75,000 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 %
Chorote, Eklenjuy 900 900 Chorote, Iyojwa'ja Christianity 70.00 % 8.88 %
Chorote, Manjuy 1,700 2,400 Chorote, Iyo'wujwa Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 %
Chulupe, Chunupi 1,200 16,000 Nivacle Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 20.00 %
Comechingon 37,000 37,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
 Criollo, Native Argentine, Mestizo 1,721,000 8,715,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
 Croat 4,100 5,255,000 Croatian Christianity 91.00 % 0.30 %
 Czech 7,900 10,203,000 Czech Non-Religious 30.00 % 0.80 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Argentine Sign Language Christianity 89.28 % 9.10 %
Diaguita 71,000 117,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
 French 16,000 49,469,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 %
 Galician 742,000 3,179,000 Galician Christianity 96.00 % 0.30 %
 German 41,000 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 7.00 %
 Greek 40,000 10,772,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
 Guarani, Ava 23,000 43,000 Guarani, Ava Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Guarani, Eastern Bolivian 17,000 138,000 Guarani, Eastern Bolivian Christianity 70.00 % 4.90 %
 Guarani, Mbya 8,800 22,000 Guarani, Mbya Christianity 80.00 % 2.25 %
 Guarani, Paraguayan 585,000 6,484,000 Guarani, Paraguayan Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Huarpe 36,000 36,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Italian 2,051,000 38,042,000 Italian Christianity 83.00 % 1.00 %
 Japanese 37,000 124,985,000 Japanese Other / Small 40.00 % 1.20 %
Jew, Spanish Speaking 189,000 306,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 0.21 % 0.21 %
Kaiwa 600 36,000 Kaiwa Christianity 70.00 % 35.00 %
Kolla 69,000 69,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
 Korean 32,000 80,205,000 Korean Christianity 80.00 % 30.00 %
 Laotian 1,900 3,659,000 Lao Buddhism 10.00 % 0.80 %
Lule 3,900 3,900 Spanish Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 %
Maimara 2,000 2,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Mapuche, Araucanian 218,000 1,747,000 Mapudungun Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 %
 Mocovi 24,000 24,000 Mocovi Christianity 60.00 % 10.00 %
Omaguaca 7,300 7,300 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
Ona 3,000 3,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
Pampa 23,000 23,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
 Peruvian 166,000 24,436,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 14.00 %
Pilaga Toba 5,500 5,800 Pilaga Christianity 90.00 % 45.00 %
 Polish 195,000 41,935,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.50 %
 Portuguese 15,000 15,076,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 %
Quechua, Northwest Jujuy 6,800 6,800 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 94.00 % 10.00 %
 Quechua, South Bolivian 1,481,000 4,198,000 Quechua, South Bolivian Christianity 98.85 % 4.00 %
Querandi 3,900 3,900 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
Quichua, Santiago del Estero 63,000 63,000 Quichua, Santiago del Estero Christianity 94.00 % 0.40 %
Rankulche 16,000 16,000 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 58,000 1,142,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 %
 Romanian 16,000 20,136,000 Romanian Christianity 84.00 % 7.00 %
 Russian 31,000 134,007,000 Russian Christianity 70.00 % 0.40 %
Sanaviron 3,100 3,100 Spanish Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 %
 Serb 6,300 7,848,000 Serbian Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 %
 Slovak 9,000 5,030,000 Slovak Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 %
Slovene 11,000 1,985,000 Slovene Christianity 95.00 % 0.30 %
 Spaniard 578,000 28,630,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
Tapiete, Guarayo 600 3,200 Nandeva Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 %
Tehuelche, Aoniken 30,000 30,000 Mapudungun Christianity 90.00 % 0.40 %
 Toba Qom 135,000 137,000 Toba Christianity 95.00 % 50.00 %
 Turk 800 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 31,000 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 %
 Uruguyan White 122,000 2,825,000 Spanish Christianity 71.00 % 3.00 %
Vejoz Mataco 28,000 28,000 Wichi Lhamtes Vejoz Christianity 85.00 % 8.00 %
Vilela 500 500 Toba Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 %
Weenhayek, Wichi Lhames Nocten 200 2,900 Wichi Lhamtes Nocten Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 %
 Welsh 31,000 1,362,000 Welsh Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Wichi, Pilcomayo Mataco 43,000 43,000 Wichi Lhamtes Guisnay Christianity 70.00 % 28.00 %
  Totals:  83 43,594,000       2   92.80 % 9.53 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 253,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 43,847,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.5 %)
92.8 %
Ethnic Religions
1.1 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.8 %
Non-Religious
3.0 %
Other / Small Religions
1.2 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.4 %
Independent
4.6 %
Orthodox
1.4 %
Other Christian
1.7 %
Protestant
6.4 %
Roman Catholic
83.9 %
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 Argentina. 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 Argentina
  • Christian ministry in Argentina
  • 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 Argentina 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.

Argentina Statistics
People Groups 83
Unreached People Groups 2  (2.4%)
Population 43,594,000
Population in Unreached 190,000  (0.4%)
Urbanization 92%
Continent South America
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Country Code AR
Official National Language Spanish
Literacy Rate 98%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 92.8%
Percent Evangelical 9.5%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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