Country: Honduras

Number of People Groups

22

People Groups Unreached

1 (4.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

9,852,000

Population in Unreached

1,900 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

95.9%

% Evangelical

27.56%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.4%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
Afro-Honduran 193,000 193,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 21.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 19,000 192,802,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 28.90 % -
 Amerindian, Detribalized 398,000 15,776,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
 Arab, Palestinian 32,000 10,844,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
 Armenian 1,800 6,637,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Black Carib, Garifuna 46,000 145,000 Garifuna Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 British 1,300 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
Chorotega 100 100 Spanish Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.00 % -
 Chorti 6,900 55,000 Spanish Christianity 92.00 % 3.50 % -
 Deaf 74,000 47,601,000 Honduran Sign Language Christianity 96.64 % -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 6,800 79,688,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 % -
Honduran 8,276,000 8,592,000 Spanish Christianity 96.70 % 29.69 % -
Honduran White 193,000 193,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 23.00 % -
Honduran, English-speaking 16,000 16,000 English Christianity 97.00 % 23.00 % -
 Jamaicans 48,000 3,872,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 83.00 % 28.00 % -
 Lenca 133,000 181,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 % -
 Miskito 86,000 234,000 Miskito Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 % -
 Nicaraguan, Mestizo 288,000 6,505,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 29.00 % -
Pech 6,500 6,500 Pech Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
Sumu 2,900 20,000 Mayangna Christianity 82.00 % 8.00 % -
 Tolpan, Jicaque 20,000 20,000 Tol Christianity 80.00 % 5.00 % -
 Turk 1,900 63,339,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  22 9,852,000         1 95.86 % 27.56 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 53,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 9,905,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Atlántida 502,000
Choluteca 492,000
Colón 356,000
Comayagua 578,000
Copán 426,000
Cortés 1,836,000
El Paraíso 511,000
Francisco Morazán 1,729,000
Gracias a Dios 107,000
Intibucá 189,000
Islas de la Bahía 272,000
La Paz 232,000
Lempira 375,000
Ocotepeque 170,000
Olancho 598,000
Santa Bárbara 485,000
Valle 196,000
Yoro 652,000
Provinces:  18 9,706,000
UN Country Population 9,905,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,718,000 2,920.4 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 7,774.8 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 2,088.2 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,521,000 1,162.4 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
9,852,000



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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 0 Bible Portions
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 3 0 Complete Bible
Garifuna cab 1 0 Complete Bible
Honduran Sign Language hds 1 0 Translation Started
Jamaican Creole English jam 1 0 New Testament
Mayangna yan 1 0 Complete Bible
Miskito miq 1 0 Complete Bible
Pech pay 1 0 Unspecified
Spanish spa 8 0 Complete Bible
Tol jic 1 0 New Testament
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 13 22 1   10 8 9 12 4

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 27.6 %)
95.9 %
Ethnic Religions
1.3 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.3 %
Non-Religious
2.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.3 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.4 %
Protestant
20.5 %
Roman Catholic
74.9 %
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.

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Honduras Statistics
People Groups 22
Unreached People Groups 1  (4.5%)
Population 9,852,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.4%
Population in Unreached 1,900  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 95.9%
Percent Evangelical 27.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 57%
Continent North America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code HO
Official Language(s) Spanish
Literacy Rate 87%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,281,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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