Country: Puerto Rico

Number of People Groups

14

People Groups Unreached

1 (7.1%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

3,159,000

Population in Unreached

1,500 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

94.53%

% Evangelical

32.77%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.2%
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-Puerto Rican 378,000 378,000 Spanish Christianity 93.00 % 30.89 % -
 Americans, U.S. 69,000 197,948,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 28.90 % -
 Amerindian, Detribalized 15,000 16,169,000 Spanish Christianity 60.00 % 25.00 % -
 Chinese, general 2,500 15,947,000 Spanish Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 % -
 Cuban 6,300 9,038,000 Spanish Christianity 57.00 % 8.80 % -
 Deaf 23,000 50,266,000 Puerto Rican Sign Language Christianity 95.28 % -
 East Indian 4,200 114,000 Hindi Hinduism 15.00 % 1.00 % -
 French 2,300 50,635,000 French Christianity 67.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 1,500 67,020,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 3.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 1,900 79,840,000 Chinese, Yue Non-Religious 12.00 % 9.00 % -
 Jewish, Spanish-speaking 1,500 290,000 Spanish Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Puerto Rican, White 2,308,000 6,413,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 34.10 % -
 Puerto Ricans, mixed 342,000 342,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 31.14 % -
 Spaniard 3,200 29,945,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  14 3,159,000         1 94.53 % 32.77 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 110,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 3,269,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Adjuntas 16,000
Aguada 36,000
Aguadilla 52,000
Aguas Buenas 25,000
Aibonito 22,000
Añasco 25,000
Arecibo 81,000
Arroyo 17,000
Barceloneta 21,000
Barranquitas 25,000
Bayamón 176,000
Cabo Rojo 43,000
Caguas 121,000
Camuy 30,000
Canóvanas 41,000
Carolina 150,000
Cataño 24,000
Cayey 41,000
Ceiba 12,000
Ciales 16,000
Cidra 36,000
Coamo 35,000
Comerío 18,000
Corozal 31,000
Culebra 1,500
Dorado 32,000
Fajardo 31,000
Florida 11,000
Guánica 16,000
Guayama 38,000
Guayanilla 19,000
Guaynabo 83,000
Gurabo 38,000
Hatillo 36,000
Hormigueros 14,000
Humacao 49,000
Isabela 39,000
Jayuya 14,000
Juana Díaz 43,000
Juncos 34,000
Lajas 22,000
Lares 26,000
Las Marías 8,400
Las Piedras 33,000
Loíza 25,000
Luquillo 17,000
Manatí 37,000
Maricao 5,300
Maunabo 10,000
Mayagüez 75,000
Moca 34,000
Morovis 28,000
Naguabo 23,000
Naranjito 25,000
Orocovis 19,000
Patillas 16,000
Peñuelas 20,000
Ponce 140,000
Quebradillas 22,000
Rincón 13,000
Río Grande 46,000
Sabana Grande 21,000
Salinas 26,000
San Germán 30,000
San Juan 334,000
San Lorenzo 35,000
San Sebastián 36,000
Santa Isabel 19,000
Toa Alta 63,000
Toa Baja 76,000
Trujillo Alto 63,000
Utuado 28,000
Vega Alta 34,000
Vega Baja 51,000
Vieques 7,900
Villalba 22,000
Yabucoa 32,000
Yauco 36,000
Provinces:  78 3,151,000
UN Country Population 3,269,000
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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
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 0 Complete Bible
Puerto Rican Sign Language psl 1 0 Translation Started
Spanish spa 8 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 7 14 1   6 6 6 6 5
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Puerto Rico. 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 Puerto Rico
  • Christian ministry in Puerto Rico
  • 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

Puerto Rico Statistics
People Groups 14
Unreached People Groups 1  (7.1%)
Population 3,159,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.1%
Population in Unreached 1,500  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 94.5%
Percent Evangelical 32.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 94%
Continent North America
Region America, North and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Country Code RQ
Official Language(s) SpanishEnglish
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 32,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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