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Chile
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Chile – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Americans, U.S.9,10034.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab3,8003.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
Armenian1,2004.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
  
Atacameno, Kunza6,200Y9.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Aymara, Chilean117,000Y17.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityAymara, CentralP
Aymara, Chilean
  
Basque7,3001.00 %94.00 %3 ChristianityBasqueP
Basque
 T
British5,8007.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chilean16,150,000Y18.00 %89.04 %5 ChristianitySpanishP
Chilean
  
Chinese, general12,0007.50 %30.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
DeafY1.90 %87.23 %3 ChristianityChilean Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Diaguita46,000Y3.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
French3,6002.00 %76.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
German43,0004.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Greek6,7000.27 %95.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Huilliche, Southern Mapuche17,000Y11.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityHuilliche   
Italian36,0003.50 %83.00 %4 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Jew, Spanish Speaking18,0000.20 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSpanishP
Jew, Spanish Speaking
 T
Kawashkar1,800Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Kawashkar
  
Latin American, other185,00010.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Mapuche, Araucanian1,544,000Y23.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityMapudungunP
Mapuche, Araucanian
M
Mapuche, Araucanian of Chile
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Pashtun Northern4,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamPashto, NorthernP
Pashtun Northern
 T
Quechua, South Bolivian14,00012.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityQuechua, South BolivianP
Quechua, South Bolivian
  
Rapa Nui, Easter Islander8,6009.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityRapa NuiP
Rapa Nui, Easter Islander
  
Russian1,8000.80 %60.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Serb3,7000.30 %85.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Spaniard11,0002.20 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Turk9000.80 %1.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Yamana1,300Y9.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Yamana
  
Total People Groups:   28 18,259,000 9     3     24 1 11
Unclassified / Other Individuals 54,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 18,313,000  
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Chile – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 3 10.7 % 24,000 0.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 6 21.4 % 23,000 0.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 13 46.4 % 362,000 2.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 6 21.4 % 17,851,000 97.8 %
Totals 28   18,259,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Chile – Languages
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Language
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# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Aymara, Centralayr10Complete
Basqueeus10Complete
Chilean Sign Languagecsg10None
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Huillichehuh10Need?
Italianita10Complete
Mapudungunarn10NT
Pashto, Northernpbu11Complete
Quechua, South Bolivianquh10Complete
Rapa Nuirap10Portions
Russianrus10Complete
Serbiansrp10Complete
Spanishspa81Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Totals: 20 28 3   18 14 16 18 13
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Chile – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 18.1 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Chile – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Chile. Ministries in the Chile section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Central and South America section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Chile   Ministries in Central and South America
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Country Level Ministries Size
American Baptist Churches of the USA, Int'l MinistriesMedium
Christian Aid MissionLarge
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
CLC InternationalMedium
CMF InternationalMedium
Encompass World PartnersMedium
Evangelical Covenant ChurchMedium
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Friendship International MinistriesSmall
Global FellowshipMedium
Global Outreach InternationalMedium
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Gospel Mission of South AmericaSmall
Greater Grace World Outreach MissionsMedium
International Fellowship of Evangelical StudentsLarge
International Gospel OutreachMedium
International Partnership MinistriesMedium
LOGOI MinistriesSmall
Macedonian World Baptist MissionsMedium
Map InternationalMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
New Mission Systems InternationalMedium
Presbyterian Evangelistic FellowshipMedium
Reformed Baptist Mission ServicesSmall
South American Mission SocietyMedium
South American Missionary SocietySmall
Spanish World MinistriesMedium
World Baptist Fellowship Mission AgencyMedium
World Harvest MissionMedium
World RenewMedium
World-Wide MissionsMedium
Ministries Listed:  31
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Action International MinistriesMedium
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Medical and Dental Mission InternationalMedium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Galcom InternationalSmall
Global ActionSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Intervarsity Christian FellowshipMedium
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Scripture UnionMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  35
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Chile – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 18,259,000
Percent Urbanization 89 %
Total People Groups 28
Unreached People Groups 3
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Spanish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 87.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 18.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.847 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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