Chile CL

3,942,875

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

127,400

Indicated decisions 2014

17.9 million

Population

14.9 million

Christians
3.2 million are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Chile
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Percent of Country Who Are Evangelicals- 17.85% (25th); Total Gospel Visits- 3.9 M (24th); Gospel Visits to Population- 22.00% (13th); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 130.39% (11th); Gospel Visits to non-Evangelicals- 26.78% (13th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    41/187
  • Internet Access

    65.76% (42nd)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Hispanic (95.9%); Amerindian (3.2%).
  • Common Languages

    Spanish, Mapudungun
  • Economy

    Nation has a well-developed economy based on mining.
  • History / Politics

    A republic since 1810; Has been a democracy since 1989 after decades of a repressive regime.
    The government is now stable with education and poverty reforms recently.
    Crime and drug abuse continue to increase.
    Ethnic minorities have difficult lives; There are 70,000 Christian Palestinians in Chile.
  • Spirituality

    Only 12-13% of Roman Catholics regularly attend mass.
    Many Catholics are now evangelicals/charismatics, but many have become non-religious.
    More Bible studies and teachers of the Scripture are needed.
    Charismatic groups are very divided compared to most other countries.
    Evangelicals do not have a strong vision for sending missionaries to other cultures.
  • Prayers

    Pray for families of Pinochet’s unjust regime (1973 to 1988) where 3,000 people were killed.
    Pray for continued revival in the Catholic church and growth of evangelicals.
    Pray for more Christian workers and leaders for the church.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.