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Ecuador
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Ecuador – 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
Achuar Jivaro6,700Y1.00 %14.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsAchuar-ShiwiarP
Achuar Jivaro
 T
Afro-Ecuadorian357,000Y0.50 %96.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Afro-Ecuadorian
 T
Americans, U.S.82,00028.90 %81.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab2,8001.00 %22.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
British2,9008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chachi9,900Y1.20 %8.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsChachiP
Chachi
 T
DeafY0.05 %95.00 %3 ChristianityEcuadorian Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
Ecuadorian, Mestizo11,882,000Y8.50 %94.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Ecuadorian, Mestizo
  
Ecuadorian, White1,508,000Y8.50 %94.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Ecuadorian, White
  
Embera-Saija5001.50 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsEpena M
Embera-Saija of Ecuador
 
German40,0002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Han Chinese, Mandarin18,0005.70 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Jew, Spanish Speaking6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSpanish  T
Kofan1,300Y30.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsCofanP
Kofan
  
Media Lengua2,900Y0.40 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMedia Lengua   
Norwegian15,0008.40 %91.00 %4 ChristianityNorwegianP
Norwegian
  
Quaiquer, Awa2,000Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityAwa-Cuaiquer  T
Quichua, Calderon Highland47,000Y4.00 %99.00 %4 ChristianityQuichua, Calderon HighlandP
Quichua, Calderon Highland
  
Quichua, Canari Highland156,000Y2.00 %96.00 %3 ChristianityQuichua, Canar Highland   
Quichua, Chimborazo Highland921,000Y8.00 %98.00 %4 ChristianityQuichua, Chimborazo HighlandP
Quichua, Chimborazo Highland
  
Quichua, Lowland Napo16,000Y6.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityQuichua, NapoP
Quichua, Lowland Napo
  
Quichua, Otavalo Highland672,000Y2.00 %96.00 %3 ChristianityQuichua, Imbabura HighlandP
Quichua, Otavalo Highland
 T
Quichua, Salasaca Highland19,000Y1.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityQuichua, Salasaca Highland   
Quichua, Saraguro Highland41,000Y1.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityQuichua, Loja HighlandP
Quichua, Saraguro Highland
 T
Quichua, Tena Lowland46,000Y2.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityQuichua, Tena Lowland   
Quichua, Tigre, Bobonaza9,600Y2.00 %98.00 %3 ChristianityQuichua, Northern PastazaP
Quichua, Tigre, Bobonaza
M
Quichua, Tigre, Bobonaza of Ecuador
T
Secoya, Ecuadorian Siona500Y7.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSecoyaP
Secoya, Ecuadorian Siona
  
Shuar, Jivaro65,000Y0.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsShuarP
Shuar, Jivaro
 T
Siona900Y6.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianitySiona   
Tsachila3,100Y1.20 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsColoradoP
Tsachila
  
Waorani2,100Y0.30 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWaoraniP
Waorani
  
Zambo, Mulatto439,000Y5.00 %98.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
Zaporo200Y10.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityQuichua, Chimborazo Highland   
Total People Groups:   33 16,370,000 25     1     23 2 13
Unclassified / Other Individuals 15,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 16,385,000  
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Ecuador – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 1 3.0 % 600 0.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 8 24.2 % 93,000 0.6 %
  3 - Superficially reached 8 24.2 % 1,301,000 7.9 %
  4 - Partially reached 14 42.4 % 14,893,000 91.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 6.1 % 83,000 0.5 %
Totals 33   16,370,000  


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.
Ecuador – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Achuar-Shiwiaracu10NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Awa-Cuaiquerkwi10NT
Chachicbi10NT
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Cofancon10NT
Coloradocof10NT
Ecuadorian Sign Languageecs10None
Englisheng20Complete
Epenasja10NT
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Media Lenguamue10Need?
Norwegiannor10Complete
Quichua, Calderon Highlandqud10Need?
Quichua, Canar Highlandqxr10Complete
Quichua, Chimborazo Highlandqug20Complete
Quichua, Imbabura Highlandqvi10Complete
Quichua, Loja Highlandqvj10Portions
Quichua, Napoqvo10NT
Quichua, Northern Pastazaqvz10NT
Quichua, Salasaca Highlandqxl10Portions
Quichua, Tena Lowlandquw10NT
Secoyasey10NT
Shuarjiv10Complete
Sionasnn10NT
Spanishspa51Complete
Waoraniauc10NT
Totals: 27 33 1   24 16 11 21 5
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Ecuador – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 7.8 %
(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.
Ecuador – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Ecuador. Ministries in the Ecuador 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 Ecuador   Ministries in Central and South America
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Country Level Ministries Size
Action International MinistriesMedium
Avant MinistriesMedium
Biblical Ministries WorldwideMedium
Christian Aid MissionLarge
Christian Blind Mission InternationalSmall
Church of God, Anderson, IndianaMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Compassion InternationalLarge
CrossWorldMedium
Evangelical Covenant ChurchMedium
Fellowship of Evangelical ChurchesSmall
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Global Outreach InternationalMedium
Global Partners / Wesleyan World MissionsMedium
Globe InternationalMedium
Gospel Fellowship AssociationMedium
Greater Grace World Outreach MissionsMedium
HCJB GlobalMedium
International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchMedium
Latin LinkMedium
LOGOI MinistriesSmall
Luke Society, IncorporatedSmall
Map InternationalMedium
Missionary Ventures InternationalMedium
Norwegian Mission AllianceMedium
One Mission SocietyMedium
Palm Missionary MinistriesSmall
Rosedale Mennonite MissionsMedium
South American Missionary SocietySmall
Team ExpansionMedium
Teen Missions InternationalMedium
The Master's MissionMedium
World Baptist Fellowship Mission AgencyMedium
World Missions Far Corners IncorporatedLarge
World Partners USAMedium
Ministries Listed:  35
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
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
Presbyterian Evangelistic FellowshipMedium
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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Ecuador – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 16,370,000
Percent Urbanization 64 %
Total People Groups 33
Unreached People Groups 1
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Spanish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 93.7%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 7.8%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.711 (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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