Country: Uruguay

Number of People Groups

34

People Groups Unreached

1 (2.9%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

3,375,000

Population in Unreached

16,000 (0.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

66.55%

% Evangelical

7.31%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.2%
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-Uruguayan 68,000 71,000 Spanish Christianity 91.00 % 6.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 2,000 197,948,000 English Christianity 83.00 % 28.90 % -
 Amerindian, Detribalized 15,000 16,169,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 % -
 Argentinian, White 31,000 36,580,000 Spanish Christianity 89.00 % 9.10 % -
 Armenian 15,000 5,702,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Assyrian 3,400 941,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 95.00 % 1.00 % -
 Basque 10,000 2,359,000 Basque Christianity 91.00 % 0.50 % -
 Brazilian, Mestizo 10,000 87,268,000 Portuguese Christianity 91.00 % 26.00 % -
 Brazilian, White 20,000 103,114,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 26.00 % -
 British 700 54,161,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bulgarian 1,700 6,653,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chilean 3,300 17,891,000 Spanish Christianity 87.00 % 18.00 % -
 Croat 3,300 5,194,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 % -
 Czech 5,100 10,488,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 % -
 Deaf 17,000 50,266,000 Uruguayan Sign Language Christianity 64.69 % -
 Eurasian 2,000 1,746,000 Spanish Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 French 20,000 50,635,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Galician 40,000 3,278,000 Galician Christianity 85.00 % 0.30 % -
 German 40,000 67,020,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Greek 14,000 10,384,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,000 931,433,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 % -
 Hungarian 1,000 11,921,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.00 % 2.80 % -
 Italian 78,000 37,639,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 % -
 Jewish, Spanish-speaking 16,000 290,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mennonite 2,000 493,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 95.00 % 40.00 % -
  Totals:  34 3,375,000         1 66.55 % 7.31 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 48,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 3,423,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Artigas 75,000
Canelones 534,000
Cerro Largo 87,000
Colonia 126,000
Durazno 59,000
Flores 26,000
Florida 69,000
Lavalleja 61,000
Maldonado 168,000
Montevideo 1,355,000
Paysandú 116,000
Río Negro 57,000
Rivera 106,000
Rocha 70,000
Salto 128,000
San José 111,000
Soriano 85,000
Tacuarembó 92,000
Treinta y Tres 49,000
Provinces:  19 3,374,000
UN Country Population 3,423,000
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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
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Basque eus 1 0 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Croatian hrv 1 0 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Galician glg 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete Bible
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 10 1 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 1 0 Complete Bible
Uruguayan Sign Language ugy 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 23 34 1   22 21 22 22 19
Networking Possibilities

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  • Church planting agencies in Uruguay
  • Christian ministry in Uruguay
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Uruguay Statistics
People Groups 34
Unreached People Groups 1  (2.9%)
Population 3,375,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.4%
Population in Unreached 16,000  (0.5%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 66.5%
Percent Evangelical 7.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 95%
Continent South America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code UY
Official Language(s) Spanish
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 34,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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