Ecuador EC

1,954,755

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

245,620

Indicated decisions 2014

16.2 million

Population

13 million

Christians
1.2 million are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Ecuador
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Decisions to Visits- 12.57% (25th); Gospel Decisions to Population-1.51% (17th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 7.61% (17th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals- 1.63% (17th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    98/187
  • Internet Access

    37.62% (85th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Hispanics (56.4%); Amerindian: Quichua (40.5%); English-speaking (1.5%); German-speaking (0.7%); Other Amerindian groups (0.5%).
  • Common Languages

    Spanish
  • Economy

    Bananas, oil, flowers, and shrimp are major exports; Economy has grown some since 1999.
  • History / Politics

    Independence in 1830 from Spain; Government has been unstable with many leadership changes.
  • Spirituality

    Amazing response to Gospel among Quichua; 120 Christians in 1967 to 50% evangelical now.
    Evangelical churches often do not work well together.
    Catholic church is losing members and needs revival possibly by charismatic groups.
    Ecuador’s missionary outreach to other countries is small, but growing.
  • Prayers

    Pray for unity within the evangelical church and revival within the Catholic church.
    Pray for continued growth of the missions to other nations.

Note:

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