Honduras HN

468,062

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

55,494

Indicated decisions 2014

8.4 million

Population

7.4 million

Christians
1.8 million are evangelical

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

  • Stats for Honduras
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Percent of Country Who Are Christians- 87.84% (20th); Percent of Country Who Are Evangelicals- 21.37% (19th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 5.42% (24th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians with Internet- 30.11% (24th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    129/187
  • Internet Access

    19.40% (104th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Hispanic (89%); Amerindian (7.9%); Arab-Palestinian (0.8%); Jamaican (0.5%).
  • Common Languages

    Spanish
  • Economy

    One of the Western Hemisphere’s poorest countries, with more than 50% in poverty.
    Economy is based on agriculture, services, tourism, and money sent back from expatriates.
  • History / Politics

    National independence in 1821 from Spain; Had 134 revolts by 1932.
    Military ruled most of 20th century, but a weak civilian government took over in 1984.
    The military is still powerful; Society still dealing with much corruption, unemployment, and crime.
    Honduras has more street children than any country in the Western Hemisphere; many are exploited to become gang members and sex workers.
    Organized crime is involved in drugs and wields much power in society.
    Honduras has 60% of Central America’s AIDS cases.
  • Spirituality

    Evangelicals have grown from 32,000 in 1960 to almost 2 million today.
    The evangelical church has not been very unified.
    The Catholic church continues to lose influence, with only 20% attending mass.
  • Prayers

    Pray for continued growth, unity, and strength of evangelicals in the country.
    Pray for improved moral behavior, repentance, reconciliation, and healing.
    Pray for a revival within the Catholic church to bring transformation.

Note:

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