Country: Austria

Number of People Groups

42

People Groups Unreached

8

Total Population

8,335,000

Unreached Population

330,000

% Professing Christian

83.4%

% Evangelical

0.5 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Afghan, general 32,000 71,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Albanian, Tosk 60,000 2,637,000 Albanian, Tosk Christianity 39.8 % 0.4 %
 Americans, U.S. 5,400 186,762,000 English Christianity 85.0 % 35.0 %
 Arab 18,000 985,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 0.2 %
Austrian, Bavarian 7,078,000 14,599,000 Bavarian Christianity 88.0 % 0.3 %
 Bosniak 41,000 3,170,000 Bosnian Islam 1.0 % 0.0 %
Brazilian, general 800 112,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.0 % 13.0 %
 British 8,600 49,252,000 English Christianity 71.0 % 6.0 %
 Chechen 24,000 1,587,000 Chechen Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Croat 105,000 5,207,000 Croatian Christianity 91.0 % 0.5 %
 Czech 16,000 10,118,000 Czech Non-Religious 25.0 % 1.0 %
 Deaf Unknown 0 Austrian Sign Language Christianity 82.6 % 2.9 %
 Dutch 3,200 13,610,000 Dutch Non-Religious 45.0 % 4.5 %
 Estonian 500 1,026,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 38.5 % 5.7 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 8,400 36,207,000 Tagalog Christianity 96.0 % 17.0 %
 French 15,000 41,867,000 French Christianity 75.0 % 0.8 %
 French-Canadian 900 10,187,000 French Christianity 74.0 % 0.8 %
 German Swiss 288,000 6,199,000 German, Swiss Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
 Greek 12,000 10,824,000 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.3 %
Gypsy, Austrian 9,400 9,400 Bavarian Christianity 80.0 % 0.5 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 35,000 860,021,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.9 % 3.0 %
 Hungarian 16,000 11,686,000 Hungarian Christianity 90.0 % 3.0 %
 Italian 7,800 39,354,000 Italian Christianity 80.0 % 0.4 %
 Jew, German 9,000 92,000 German, Standard E Ethnic Religions 0.2 % 0.1 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 24,000 14,778,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Liechtensteiner 600 25,000 German, Standard Christianity 92.0 % 0.2 %
 Macedonian 4,200 2,086,000 Macedonian Christianity 86.3 % 0.2 %
 Persian 16,000 34,571,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Polish 40,000 40,483,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.2 %
 Romani, Sinte 4,600 226,000 Romani, Sinte Christianity 80.0 % 0.3 %
 Russian 15,000 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 70.0 % 0.4 %
 Serb 195,000 10,776,000 Serbian Christianity 84.0 % 0.5 %
 Slovak 3,500 4,947,000 Slovak Christianity 94.0 % 1.1 %
Slovene 29,000 1,965,000 Slovene Christianity 86.0 % 0.2 %
Sorb, Lusatian 4,200 11,000 Sorbian, Lower Christianity 70.0 % 1.0 %
 South Asian, general 22,000 6,876,000 Hindi Hinduism 5.0 % 0.6 %
 Spaniard 3,900 29,245,000 Spanish Christianity 69.0 % 0.3 %
 Swedish 1,900 8,156,000 Swedish Christianity 54.0 % 4.5 %
 Turk 163,000 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.1 % 0.1 %
 Vietnamese 3,400 83,742,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 12.0 % 1.4 %
Walser 8,300 30,000 Walser Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
Yeniche 1,700 18,000 Yeniche Christianity 60.0 % 1.3 %
  Totals:  42 8,335,000 8       83.4 % 0.5 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 13,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 8,348,000  

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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