|% Urban:||66.8 %|
|Population Under 15 Yrs:||13.3 %|
|Literacy Rate:||96 %|
|Life Expectancy:||81 yrs (31/236)|
|HDI Ranking:||38 / 189|
|% Christian:||94.4 %|
|% Evangelical:||3 %|
|% Largest Religion:||94.4 %|
|Least Reached People Groups:||6|
|% Unevangelized:||1 %|
Religious and political freedom transformed Portugal after 1975. But the focus on individualism and material gain, and a rise in substance abuse, all challenge the nation. The Roman Catholic Church still has influence, but it needs renewal. In southern areas, less than 3% attend mass. Pray for the Holy Spirit to work so that many people encounter the Scriptures and the Saviour in a meaningful way.
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