Country: Denmark

Number of People Groups

83

People Groups Unreached

22

Total Population

5,525,000

Unreached Population

214,000

% Professing Christian

83.3%

% Evangelical

3.6 %

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 12,000 71,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 1,800 4,422,000 Akan Christianity 74.0 % 29.0 %
 Albanian, Kosovars 1,300 3,352,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 900 34,908,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 2.0 % 2.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 12,000 186,762,000 English Christianity 75.0 % 28.9 %
 Amhara 2,000 28,504,000 Amharic Christianity 86.0 % 2.0 %
 Anglo-Australian 2,800 16,990,000 English Christianity 71.0 % 16.0 %
 Anglo-Canadian 3,400 15,637,000 English Christianity 82.0 % 11.0 %
 Anglo-New Zealander 800 3,482,000 English Christianity 55.0 % 22.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 1,600 55,052,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 20,000 16,368,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Jordanian 1,100 1,862,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.0 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Kuwait 1,300 2,510,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 6.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Lebanese 12,000 10,561,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 34.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Moroccan 5,200 17,584,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.6 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Palestinian 20,000 11,770,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 20.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Sudanese 700 18,679,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 10.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Syrian 5,600 19,396,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Tunisian 800 11,197,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Argentinian White 1,200 31,350,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 12.0 %
 Armenian 600 6,188,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
Austrian, Bavarian 1,700 14,599,000 Bavarian Christianity 85.0 % 0.3 %
 Belarusian 700 9,824,000 Belarusan Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 Bosniak 17,000 3,170,000 Bosnian Islam 0.4 % 0.1 %
Brazilian, White 3,100 94,357,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.0 % 29.0 %
 British 17,000 49,252,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.8 %
 Bulgarian 6,000 7,150,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 2.0 %
 Burmese 1,700 31,631,000 Burmese Buddhism 2.0 % 2.0 %
 Chilean 1,500 17,284,000 Spanish Christianity 90.0 % 18.0 %
 Chinese, general 11,000 7,941,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.0 % 5.7 %
 Colombian, White 3,200 9,603,000 Spanish Christianity 94.0 % 6.0 %
 Croat 800 5,207,000 Croatian Christianity 92.0 % 0.4 %
 Czech 1,100 10,118,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.0 % 3.0 %
 Danish 4,938,000 5,140,000 Danish Christianity 88.0 % 3.6 %
Danish Traveller 3,300 3,300 Danish Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
 Deaf Unknown 0 Danish Sign Language Christianity 86.0 % 3.5 %
 Drukpa, Dzongkha 600 232,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dutch 6,500 13,610,000 Dutch Non-Religious 46.0 % 4.3 %
 Ecuadorian, White 600 1,504,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 9.0 %
Eskimo, Greenlander 15,000 62,000 Inuktitut, Greenlandic Christianity 96.0 % 4.7 %
 Estonian 1,400 1,026,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.0 % 6.0 %
Faeroe Islander 11,000 60,000 Faroese Christianity 91.0 % 28.8 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 10,000 36,207,000 Tagalog Christianity 95.0 % 12.3 %
Finnish 3,500 5,028,000 Finnish Christianity 84.0 % 12.1 %
Fleming 1,900 7,325,000 Vlaams Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 French 6,500 41,867,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 German 33,000 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
 German Swiss 2,500 6,199,000 German, Swiss Christianity 78.0 % 4.0 %
 Greek 2,200 10,824,000 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.3 %
 Hungarian, Magyar 4,000 11,686,000 Hungarian Christianity 85.0 % 3.0 %
Icelander 7,400 394,000 Icelandic Christianity 91.0 % 3.8 %
Irish 1,500 8,233,000 English Christianity 95.0 % 2.0 %
 Italian 6,400 39,354,000 Italian Christianity 82.0 % 1.1 %
 Japanese 1,700 124,304,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.0 % 0.5 %
Jew, Danish 6,400 6,400 Danish E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Korean 8,700 78,595,000 Korean Non-Religious 28.0 % 16.0 %
Latvian 4,300 1,430,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 54.0 % 8.0 %
 Lithuanian 8,800 2,857,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
 Macedonian 2,800 2,086,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.0 % 0.2 %
 Malay 800 10,468,000 Malay Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Mexican 1,100 101,596,000 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 10.0 %
 Norwegian 18,000 4,522,000 Norwegian Christianity 91.0 % 8.4 %
 Pashtun, Northern 12,000 43,303,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Persian 14,000 34,571,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 2.0 % 0.2 %
 Peruvian 1,000 24,299,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 14.0 %
 Polish 31,000 40,483,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Portuguese 1,600 15,392,000 Portuguese Christianity 96.0 % 3.0 %
 Romanian 15,000 22,037,000 Romanian Christianity 97.0 % 5.4 %
 Russian 5,500 129,028,000 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
 Serb 900 10,776,000 Serbian Christianity 80.0 % 0.6 %
 Sinhalese 7,500 11,739,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Slovak 1,400 4,947,000 Slovak Christianity 92.0 % 1.0 %
 Somali 10,000 19,538,000 Somali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 South Asian, general 51,000 6,876,000 Urdu Islam 3.0 % 0.5 %
 Spaniard 5,800 29,245,000 Spanish Christianity 77.0 % 1.0 %
 Swahili 1,000 6,986,000 Swahili Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Swedish 21,000 8,156,000 Swedish Christianity 65.0 % 6.9 %
 Thai, Central 12,000 19,924,000 Thai Buddhism 2.0 % 0.3 %
 Turk 31,000 57,984,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 6,600 37,958,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
 Urdu 6,900 1,682,000 Urdu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Venezualans 700 29,433,000 Spanish Christianity 85.0 % 12.0 %
 Vietnamese 9,400 83,742,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.0 % 1.8 %
  Totals:  83 5,525,000 22       83.3 % 3.6 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 37,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 5,562,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.8 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.6 %)
83.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.2 %
Hinduism
0.2 %
Islam
3.4 %
Non-Religious
12.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
0.1 %
Orthodox
0.6 %
Other Christian
2.1 %
Protestant
93.3 %
Roman Catholic
2.6 %
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 Denmark. 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 Denmark
  • Christian ministry in Denmark
  • 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 Denmark 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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