Country: Nicaragua

Number of People Groups

18

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

7,077,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

96.17%

% Evangelical

43.05%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

5.5%
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-Nicaraguan 298,000 298,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 7,400 197,948,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 28.90 % -
 Amerindian, Detribalized 24,000 16,169,000 Spanish Christianity 88.00 % 3.50 % -
 Arab 700 769,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 30.00 % 1.00 % -
 Black Carib, Garifuna 3,800 168,000 Garifuna Christianity 90.00 % 2.00 % -
 Deaf 54,000 50,266,000 Nicaraguan Sign Language Christianity 97.32 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 15,000 931,433,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.70 % -
 Matagalpa 20,000 20,000 Spanish Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 % -
 Miskito 159,000 253,000 Miskito Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 % -
Monimbo, Mangue 22,000 22,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 7.00 % -
Nicaraguan, Creole 23,000 23,000 Nicaragua English Creole Christianity 92.00 % 10.00 % -
 Nicaraguan, Mestizo 6,394,000 7,004,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 46.55 % -
Rama 5,600 5,600 Nicaragua English Creole Christianity 85.00 % 1.50 % -
 Romani, Vlax 15,000 1,169,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
 Spaniard 1,500 29,945,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 % -
Subtiaba 22,000 22,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 % -
Sumu 12,000 22,000 Mayangna Christianity 85.00 % 1.40 % -
Ulwa 900 900 Ulwa (Nicaragua) Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  18 7,077,000         0 96.17 % 43.05 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 66,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 7,143,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Atlántico Norte 551,000
Atlántico Sur 434,000
Boaco 197,000
Carazo 211,000
Chinandega 471,000
Chontales 204,000
Estelí 246,000
Granada 228,000
Jinotega 497,000
Lago Nicaragua 0
León 451,000
Madriz 184,000
Managua 1,644,000
Masaya 412,000
Matagalpa 628,000
Nueva Segovia 285,000
Río San Juan 143,000
Rivas 196,000
Provinces:  18 6,982,000
UN Country Population 7,143,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Garifuna cab 1 0 Complete Bible
Mayangna yan 1 0 Complete Bible
Miskito miq 1 0 Complete Bible
Nicaragua English Creole bzk 2 0 Unspecified
Nicaraguan Sign Language ncs 1 0 Translation Started
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 7 0 Complete Bible
Ulwa (Nicaragua) ulw 1 0 Translation Started
Totals: 11 18 0   8 8 7 8 4
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Nicaragua. 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 Nicaragua
  • Christian ministry in Nicaragua
  • 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

Nicaragua Statistics
People Groups 18
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 7,077,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 96.2%
Percent Evangelical 43.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 59%
Continent North America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code NU
Official Language(s) SpanishEnglish
Literacy Rate 83%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,203,000
Persecution Ranking 30 (1=Highest) Open Doors



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