South Asian, general in Ireland



Population

30,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

Many South Asians have lived in Ireland for a long time. Many children of South Asian origin have been born in Ireland or came to live here when very young. The South Asians in Ireland keep their customs and festivals.

Some of the South Asians in the late 1980s and early 1990s were doctors and medical staff. Most of them came from India and Pakistan. South Asian doctors come to Ireland now as well. Many South Asians also work in the construction industry, other medical work and in computer work. Many students have come to Ireland recently and some continue to live in Ireland when their courses end.

South Asians live particularly in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Athlone and Limerick. They speak in Hindi, Urdu, English and other languages. Their religions are Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christianity and other religions also.

In the first fifty years of the twentieth century, only a few Indian students came to Ireland to do their courses and then they returned home. From 1990 to 2007, the number of Indian people grew in Ireland as the Irish economy improved and more foreign workers were allowed in. From 2008 onwards fewer Indians have come to Ireland as the Irish economy worsened and because of immigration rules were altered. Most Indians are in the Dublin region.

Before 1990 most Indians came to live in Ireland from northern India, especially from Gujarat and the Punjab. Many Indians work in the clothing business and have small businesses and some work in computers and others in medicine. Many Indians in Ireland now have Indian restaurants.


Prayer Points

Pray that the Christians among them give the gospel message to those among them of other religions resulting in them coming to Jesus Christ.

References

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/south_asian_people_in_ireland
www.irelandindiacouncil.ie/community.php


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General South Asian, general
People Name in Country South Asian, general
Population in Ireland 30,000
World Population 6,858,000
Countries 64
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names

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Languages & Dialects on file:  4  (up to 20 largest shown)
English Hindi Sinhala Urdu
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
English Hindi
Sinhala Urdu
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Hindi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
General Ravi Zacharias
General Yeshu Samaj
Printed Matter Christ for the Nations
Scripture Bibles, Bible League

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
3.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
60.00 %
Islam
37.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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