People Group Highlights

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Belizean of North America

People Group Info

Total Population: 39,625

ROP3 Code: 114911
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Hispanic
Language: Spanish - (spa)
Religion: Christianity
Country of Origin: Belize

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Majority Located Where

  Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA - 13,566

  New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 7,313

  Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 3,815

  Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL - 2,354

  Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX - 2,100

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Brief Profile

Belizeans are immigrants from the Central American nation of Belize. Belizeans are of multicultural and multiracial decent. About 34% of Belizeans are of mixed Maya and European descent (Mestizo), 25% are Kriols, 15% are Spanish, about 10.6% are Maya (Yucatec, Kekchi, Mopan Maya) and about 6.1% are Afro-Amerindian (Garifuna).

Many Belizeans have immigrated in search of better opportunities. Belizeans are primarily of the Kriol and Garifuna ethnic groups, and have primarily settled in the major urban centers.

Belizeans speak a wide variety of different languages, including Spanish, English, Creole, Garifuna, and a variety of Mayan tongues. The primary religions practiced by the Belizean are marginal Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for Belizean immigrants to encounter not just economic abundance, but abundant life in Christ.
  • Pray for Belizean believers to stay strong in their faith and be a vital witness to their community.
  • Pray for Belizean churches to multiply and thrive, and to catch a witness for reaching out to people groups around them and around the world.

Learning Resources

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Learn more about "Reaching the Nations"
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Other Resources

Know God in 98 Languages
A CRU resource with 9 different witnessing models (e.g. 4 Spiritual Laws, etc.) in 98 languages.

Prayer Guide for Unreached Peoples
A 30 day guide to pray for unreached people groups.

Online Talking Bible - Spanish
The purpose of Talking Bibles is to give non-readers and the blind access to the Bible in their native language.

Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
A prayer guide that utilizes the acronym GOSPELS to pray for workers among diaspora.

Scripture Resources in Latin-American Spanish
Scripture Resources in Latin-American Spanish

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Country City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
United StatesChgoChicago-Naperville-ElginIL3,815
United StatesHialeahMiami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm BeachFL2,354
United StatesLALos Angeles-Long Beach-AnaheimCA13,566
United StatesLouisvilleLouisville/Jefferson CountyKY50
United StatesNYNew York-Newark-Jersey CityNY7,313
United StatesRancho CucamongaRiverside-San Bernardino-OntarioCA1,742
CanadaTorontoToronto (Mississauga, Brampton)ON255
United StatesVirginia BeachVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport NewsVA367
United StatesWebsterHouston-The Woodlands-Sugar LandTX2,100

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