Vietnamese in Netherlands



Population

8,500

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Vietnamese in the Netherlands are mainly South Vietnamese refugees and their descendants. The Vietnamese came in boats to several countries in the world including the Netherlands in the late nineteen seventies. Guest workers from Vietnam came from Czechoslovakia after communism ended in that country to the Netherlands as asylum seekers. Most of them stayed here. The Vietnamese have grown in numbers this century, most of them being the ones born in the Netherlands.

Many of the Vietnamese are Buddhists. Pagode Van Hanh is a Buddhist temple in Nedhorst Den Berg in Utrecht. About a thousand people are members. There are Catholics among the Vietnamese living here. The Vietnamese live in several places in the country including Helmond. They speak Vietnamese and Dutch.

There are Vietnamese restaurants in the Netherlands. Also there are Vietnamese students here who are said to be generally happy living in the country.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Vietnamese will not be neglected and be evangelized and turn to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the Buddhists among them will have a desire to turn to Christianity.

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnamese_people_in_the_Netherlands


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-04-07
People Name General Vietnamese (Vee-et-nahm-ees)
People Name in Country Vietnamese
Population in Netherlands 8,500
World Population 82,869,000
Countries 31
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Annamese, Annanese, Ching, Cing, Gin, Jhing, Jing, King, Kinh, Kinh (Việt), Viet
Affinity Bloc Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster Vietnamese
People Name General Vietnamese (Vee-et-nahm-ees)
Ethnic Code MSY52b
People ID 12700

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Vietnamese (8,500)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Vietnamese 8,500

For Main Lanugage: Vietnamese


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1890-1989)
New Testament Yes   (1914-2011)
Complete Bible Yes   (1916-1994)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Gateway Scripture Text / Printed Matter
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: 1934 Vietnamese Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Revised Vietnamese Version Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Film / Video
Four Spiritual Laws General
General Ministry Resources Audio Recordings
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Vietnamese Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
Primary Religion: Buddhism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
52.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.80 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
9.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
23.00 %
Other / Small
6.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
8.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
14.0 %
Roman Catholic
78.0 %
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