Country: Guyana

Number of People Groups

21

People Groups Unreached

1 (4.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

796,000

Population in Unreached

4,100 (0.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

40.54%

% Evangelical

13.24%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.0%
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 *
 Akawaio 5,400 8,100 Akawaio Christianity 75.00 % 50.00 % -
 Americans, U.S. 800 195,898,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 28.00 % -
 Amerindian, Detribalized 65,000 15,937,000 English Christianity 52.00 % 18.00 % -
 Arawak 16,000 24,000 Arawak Christianity 92.00 % 13.00 % -
 Aukan, Ndjuka 800 72,000 Aukan Christianity 80.00 % 1.00 % -
 British 2,300 53,788,000 English Christianity 59.00 % 8.00 % -
 Carib, Galibi 3,200 31,000 Carib Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Deaf 6,100 49,091,000 English Christianity 52.68 % -
 East Indian 429,000 1,335,000 Hindustani, Sarnami Hinduism 8.00 % 6.00 % -
 Guyanese 152,000 373,000 Guyanese English Creole Christianity 96.00 % 26.00 % -
 Guyanese, Mullato 79,000 79,000 Guyanese English Creole Christianity 80.00 % 23.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 800 79,773,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.70 % -
 Han Chinese, Hakka 800 44,197,000 Chinese, Hakka Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.00 % -
 Macushi 9,900 40,000 Macushi Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 12.00 % -
Patamona 5,300 5,900 Patamona Christianity 70.00 % 19.00 % -
Pemon, Arekuna 500 27,000 Pemon Ethnic Religions 24.00 % 14.00 % -
 Portuguese 1,600 19,699,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 % -
 Urdu 4,100 2,123,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Wai-Wai, Katawian 300 3,500 Waiwai Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 % -
 Wapixana, Vapidiana 7,300 15,000 Wapishana Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
 Warao 5,300 49,000 Warao Christianity 55.00 % 14.00 % -
  Totals:  21 796,000         1 40.54 % 13.24 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 13,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 809,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Barima-Waini 24,000
Cuyuni-Mazaruni 18,000
Demerara-Mahaica 312,000
East Berbice-Corentyne 125,000
Essequibo Islands-West Demerara 104,000
Mahaica-Berbice 52,000
Pomeroon-Supenaam 49,000
Potaro-Siparuni 10,000
Upper Demerara-Berbice 41,000
Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo 19,000
Provinces:  10 754,000
UN Country Population 809,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Akawaio ake 1 0 New Testament
Arawak arw 1 0 Bible Portions
Aukan djk 1 0 New Testament
Carib car 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 4 0 Complete Bible
Guyanese English Creole gyn 2 0 Bible Portions
Hindustani, Sarnami hns 1 0 New Testament
Macushi mbc 1 0 New Testament
Patamona pbc 1 0 New Testament
Pemon aoc 1 0 Bible Portions
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Waiwai waw 1 0 Complete Bible
Wapishana wap 1 0 New Testament
Warao wba 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 17 21 1   11 14 10 14 3
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 Guyana. 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 Guyana
  • Christian ministry in Guyana
  • 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

Guyana Statistics
People Groups 21
Unreached People Groups 1  (4.8%)
Population 796,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.4%
Population in Unreached 4,100  (0.5%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 40.5%
Percent Evangelical 13.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 27%
Continent South America
Region America, Latin
10/40 Window No
Country Code GY
Official Language(s) English
Literacy Rate 89%
Estimated Illiterate Population 88,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Guyana Maps
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