Country: Denmark

Number of People Groups

100

People Groups Unreached

29

Total Population

5,564,000

Unreached Population

215,000

% Christian Adherent

83.3%

% Evangelical

3.6 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (83.3%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Afghan, general 12,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 1,800 Akan Christianity 74.0 % 29.0 %
 Albanian, Kosovars 1,300 Albanian, Gheg Islam 5.0 % 1.0 %
 Albanian, Tosk 300 Albanian, Tosk Islam 17.0 % 0.5 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 900 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 2.0 % 2.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 12,000 English Christianity 75.0 % 28.9 %
 Amhara 2,000 Amharic Christianity 86.0 % 2.0 %
 Anglo-Australian 2,800 English Christianity 71.0 % 16.0 %
 Anglo-New Zealander 800 English Christianity 55.0 % 22.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 1,600 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Gulf 400 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 2.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Iraqi 20,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Jordanian 1,100 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.0 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Kuwait 1,300 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 6.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Lebanese 12,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 34.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Libyan 200 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 3.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Moroccan 5,200 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.6 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Northern Yemeni 200 Arabic, Sanaani Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Palestinian 20,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 20.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Saudi - Najdi 300 Arabic, Najdi Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arab, Sudanese 700 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 10.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Syrian 5,600 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.0 % 2.0 %
 Arab, Tunisian 900 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Argentinian White 1,200 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 12.0 %
 Armenian 700 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.7 %
Austrian, Bavarian 1,700 Bavarian Christianity 85.0 % 0.3 %
 Azerbaijani, North 300 Azerbaijani, North Islam 2.0 % 2.0 %
 Belarusian 700 Belarusan Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 Bhotia, Dzongkha 600 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bolivian, Mestizo 400 Spanish Christianity 94.0 % 12.0 %
 Bosniak 17,000 Bosnian Islam 0.4 % 0.1 %
Brazilian, White 3,100 Portuguese Christianity 90.0 % 29.0 %
 British 17,000 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.8 %
 Bulgarian 6,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.0 % 2.0 %
 Burmese 1,700 Burmese Buddhism 2.0 % 2.0 %
 Canadians, English-Speaking 3,400 English Christianity 82.0 % 11.0 %
 Chilean 1,500 Spanish Christianity 90.0 % 18.0 %
 Chinese, general 11,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.0 % 5.7 %
 Colombian, White 3,200 Spanish Christianity 94.0 % 6.0 %
Creoles 100 Morisyen Christianity 57.0 % 12.0 %
 Croat 800 Croatian Christianity 92.0 % 0.4 %
Cuban, White 500 Spanish Christianity 60.0 % 9.0 %
 Czech 1,100 Czech Non-Religious 26.0 % 3.0 %
 Danish 4,940,000 Danish Christianity 88.0 % 3.6 %
Danish Traveller 3,300 Danish Christianity 90.0 % 1.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Danish Sign Language Christianity 86.0 % 0.0 %
 Dutch 6,500 Dutch Non-Religious 46.0 % 4.3 %
 Ecuadorian, White 600 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 9.0 %
Eskimo, Greenlander 15,000 Inuktitut, Greenlandic Christianity 96.0 % 4.7 %
 Estonian 1,400 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.0 % 6.0 %
Faeroe Islander 11,000 Faroese Christianity 91.0 % 28.8 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 10,000 Tagalog Christianity 95.0 % 12.3 %
Finnish 3,500 Finnish Christianity 84.0 % 12.1 %
Fleming 1,900 Vlaams Christianity 70.0 % 2.0 %
 French 6,500 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 German 34,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
 German Swiss 2,500 German, Swiss Christianity 78.0 % 4.0 %
 Greek 2,300 Greek Christianity 95.0 % 0.3 %
 Hungarian, Magyar 4,000 Hungarian Christianity 85.0 % 3.0 %
 Hutu, Rwandese 400 Rwanda Christianity 92.0 % 21.0 %
Icelander 7,400 Icelandic Christianity 91.0 % 3.8 %
Irish 1,500 English Christianity 95.0 % 2.0 %
 Italian 6,400 Italian Christianity 82.0 % 1.1 %
 Japanese 1,700 Japanese Buddhism 3.0 % 0.5 %
Jew, Danish 6,200 Danish E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kazakh 200 Kazakh Islam 4.0 % 2.0 %
 Khmer, Central 200 Khmer, Central Buddhism 4.0 % 3.0 %
 Korean 8,700 Korean Non-Religious 28.0 % 16.0 %
Latvian 4,300 Latvian, Standard Christianity 54.0 % 8.0 %
 Lithuanian 8,800 Lithuanian Christianity 85.0 % 1.1 %
Luxemburger 500 Luxembourgeois Christianity 84.0 % 4.0 %
 Macedonian 2,800 Macedonian Christianity 66.0 % 0.2 %
 Malay 800 Malay Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Mexican 1,100 Spanish Christianity 96.0 % 10.0 %
 Moldavian 400 Romanian Christianity 70.0 % 4.0 %
 Norwegian 19,000 Norwegian Christianity 91.0 % 8.4 %
 Pashtun, Northern 12,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Persian 14,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 2.0 % 0.2 %
 Peruvian 1,000 Spanish Christianity 95.0 % 14.0 %
 Polish 31,000 Polish Christianity 90.0 % 0.3 %
 Portuguese 1,600 Portuguese Christianity 96.0 % 3.0 %
 Romanian 15,000 Romanian Christianity 97.0 % 5.4 %
 Russian 5,500 Russian Christianity 67.0 % 1.2 %
 Serb 900 Serbian Christianity 80.0 % 0.6 %
 Sinhalese 7,500 Sinhala Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Slovak 1,400 Slovak Christianity 92.0 % 1.0 %
Slovene 300 Slovene Christianity 54.0 % 2.0 %
 Somali 10,000 Somali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 South Asian, general 51,000 Urdu Islam 3.0 % 0.5 %
 Spaniard 5,800 Spanish Christianity 77.0 % 1.0 %
 Swahili 1,000 Swahili Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Swedish 21,000 Swedish Christianity 65.0 % 6.9 %
 Thai, Central 12,000 Thai Buddhism 2.0 % 0.3 %
 Tigrai, Tigrinya 400 Tigrigna Christianity 96.0 % 5.0 %
 Turk 31,000 Turkish Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ukrainian 6,600 Ukrainian Christianity 79.0 % 3.8 %
 Urdu 6,900 Urdu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Uzbek, Northern 300 Uzbek, Northern Islam 2.0 % 2.0 %
Venezualans 700 Spanish Christianity 85.0 % 12.0 %
 Vietnamese 9,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.0 % 1.8 %
  Totals:  100 5,532,000 29     83.3 % 3.6 %  

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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