Country: Belize

Number of People Groups

13

People Groups Unreached

1 (7.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

393,000

Population in Unreached

6,700 (1.7%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

86.37%

% Evangelical

23.97%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.8%
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
 Belize Creole 79,000 146,000 Belize English Creole Christianity 71.00 % 23.24 % -
 Black Carib, Garifuna 18,000 168,000 Garifuna Christianity 91.23 % 10.10 % -
 British 3,000 54,161,000 English Christianity 69.00 % 6.00 % -
 Chinese, general 11,000 15,947,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 11.00 % 4.50 % -
 Deaf 2,100 50,266,000 Language unknown Christianity 83.94 % -
 Guatemalan White 3,500 11,912,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
 Guatemalan, Mestizo 216,000 216,000 Spanish Christianity 97.00 % 29.69 % -
 Kekchi 21,000 1,425,000 Q'eqchi' Christianity 98.00 % 14.00 % -
 Maya, Mopan 13,000 16,000 Maya, Mopan Christianity 93.00 % 19.00 % -
 Maya, Yucatan 2,700 734,000 Maya, Yucatec Christianity 94.00 % 13.00 % -
 Mennonite 14,000 493,000 Plautdietsch Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 % -
 Sindhi 6,700 185,000 Sindhi Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 South Asian, general 3,100 12,179,000 Hindi Hinduism 22.00 % 7.00 % -
  Totals:  13 393,000         1 86.37 % 23.97 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 24,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 417,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Belize 117,000
Cayo 94,000
Corozal 46,000
Orange Walk 50,000
Stann Creek 43,000
Toledo 37,000
Provinces:  6 387,000
UN Country Population 417,000
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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
Belize English Creole bzj 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Garifuna cab 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 0 Complete Bible
Maya, Mopan mop 1 0 New Testament
Maya, Yucatec yua 1 0 Complete Bible
Plautdietsch pdt 1 0 Complete Bible
Q'eqchi' kek 1 0 Complete Bible
Sindhi snd 1 1 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 2 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 12 13 1   11 11 9 10 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 Belize. 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 Belize
  • Christian ministry in Belize
  • 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

Belize Statistics
People Groups 13
Unreached People Groups 1  (7.7%)
Population 393,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Population in Unreached 6,700  (1.7%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 86.4%
Percent Evangelical 24.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.8%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 46%
Continent North America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code BH
Official Language(s) EnglishSpanish
Literacy Rate 83%
Estimated Illiterate Population 67,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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