Arab, Tunisian in United States



Population

7,200

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Progress


Introduction / History

The Tunisians in America live mainly on the west coast and in the northeast and the southeast of the country. They speak Arabic, English and French. Their main religion is Islam and some of them are Christians. Some are not religious.

There was little immigration by Tunisians to America before 1960 until the Peace Corps and Amideast volunteers came. In 1981, the Technology Transfer Programme began and was there to help Tunisia with technology to help their economy. Through this, Tunisians had the chance to come to America to study.

Late last century more Tunisians came to live in America. At that time a Tunisian American community came into being and it coincided with the growth of the internet. Their Tunisian Community Centre began and their website became much used. This organization has events for the community that helps more to be known about Tunisia and helps with literacy.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Tunisian and American Christians will give these Tunisians the gospel, leading them to Salvation.
* Pray that the internet will be used to bring Tunisians to Jesus Christ.

References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Arab, Tunisian
People Name in Country Arab, Tunisian
Population in United States 7,200
World Population 11,074,000
Countries 10
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tunisian Arab
Affinity Bloc Arab World
People Cluster Arab, Maghreb
People Name General Arab, Tunisian
Ethnic Code CMT30
People ID 15641

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken (7,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken 7,200

For Main Lanugage: Arabic, South Levantine Spoken


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1940-1973)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Arabic Bibles Online
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Arabic, South Levantine Spoken
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
98.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Tarek   Creative Commons  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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