Country: Austria

Number of People Groups

43

People Groups Unreached

8

Total Population

8,367,000

Unreached Population

330,000

% Christian Adherent

83.4%

% Evangelical

0.5 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (83.4%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale *
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Afghan, general 32,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Albanian, Tosk 60,000 Albanian, Tosk Christianity 39.8 % 0.4 %
 Americans, U.S. 5,500 English Christianity 85.0 % 35.0 %
 Arab 18,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 0.2 %
Austrian, Bavarian 7,094,000 Bavarian Christianity 88.0 % 0.3 %
 Bosniak 41,000 Bosnian Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
Brazilian, general 800 Portuguese Christianity 93.0 % 13.0 %
 British 8,700 English Christianity 71.0 % 6.0 %
 Chechen 24,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Croat 106,000 Croatian Christianity 91.0 % 0.5 %
 Czech 16,000 Czech Non-Religious 25.0 % 1.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Austrian Sign Language Christianity 82.6 % 2.9 %
 Dutch 3,200 Dutch Non-Religious 45.0 % 4.5 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 8,500 Tagalog Christianity 96.0 % 17.0 %
 French 16,000 French Christianity 75.0 % 0.8 %
French-Canadian 900 French Christianity 74.0 % 0.8 %
 German Swiss 289,000 German, Swiss Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
 Greek 12,000 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.3 %
Gypsy, Austrian 9,400 Bavarian Christianity 80.0 % 0.5 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 35,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.9 % 3.0 %
 Hungarian 16,000 Hungarian Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
 Italian 7,800 Italian Christianity 80.0 % 0.4 %
 Jew, German 8,600 German, Standard E Ethnic Religions 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 24,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Liechtensteiner 600 German, Standard Christianity 92.0 % 0.2 %
Luxemburger 300 Luxembourgeois Christianity 94.7 % 0.0 %
 Macedonian 4,200 Macedonian Christianity 86.3 % 0.2 %
 Persian 17,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Peruvian 300 Spanish Christianity 91.3 % 8.0 %
 Polish 40,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.2 %
 Portuguese 200 Portuguese Christianity 94.0 % 2.0 %
 Romani, Sinte 4,600 Romani, Sinte Christianity 80.0 % 0.0 %
 Russian 16,000 Russian Christianity 70.0 % 0.4 %
 Serb 196,000 Serbian Christianity 84.0 % 0.5 %
 Slovak 3,500 Slovak Christianity 94.0 % 1.1 %
Slovene 29,000 Slovene Christianity 86.0 % 0.2 %
Sorb, Lusatian 4,200 Sorbian, Lower Christianity 70.0 % 1.0 %
 South Asian, general 22,000 Hindi Hinduism 5.0 % 0.6 %
 Spaniard 3,900 Spanish Christianity 69.0 % 0.3 %
 Turk 163,000 Turkish Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Vietnamese 3,400 Vietnamese Buddhism 12.0 % 1.4 %
Walser 8,400 Walser Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
Yeniche 1,700 Yeniche Christianity 60.0 % 1.3 %
  Totals:  43 8,352,000 8     83.4 % 0.5 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.2 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.5 %)
83.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.2 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
4.0 %
Non-Religious
12.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.5 %
Independent
0.8 %
Orthodox
2.7 %
Other Christian
12.4 %
Protestant
5.4 %
Roman Catholic
78.0 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Austria. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Austria
  • Christian ministry in Austria
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Austria or Western Europe. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.

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