Country: Denmark

Number of People Groups

83

People Groups Unreached

22 (26.5%)

Total Population

5,650,000

Unreached Population

219,000 (3.9%)

% Professing Christian

83.3%

% Evangelical

3.65 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

99 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Afghan, general 12,000 73,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 1,900 4,869,000 Akan Christianity 74.00 % 29.00 %
 Albanian, Kosovars 1,300 3,227,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 5.00 % 1.00 %
 Algerian, Arabic-speaking 900 34,046,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 2.00 % 2.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 12,000 188,897,000 English Christianity 75.00 % 28.90 %
 Amhara, Ethiopian 2,100 29,040,000 Amharic Christianity 86.00 % 2.00 %
 Anglo-Australian 2,900 17,790,000 English Christianity 71.00 % 16.00 %
 Anglo-Canadian 3,500 16,306,000 English Christianity 82.00 % 11.00 %
 Anglo-New Zealander 800 3,416,000 English Christianity 55.00 % 22.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 1,700 58,499,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 15.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Iraqi 21,000 17,120,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Jordanian 1,200 1,410,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 3.00 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Kuwait 1,300 2,578,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 6.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 12,000 11,260,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 34.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Moroccan 5,300 18,800,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.60 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Palestinian 20,000 11,737,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 20.00 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Sudanese 700 19,063,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 10.00 % 2.00 %
 Arab, Syrian 5,700 15,493,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.00 % 2.00 %
 Arab, Tunisian 900 10,856,000 Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Argentinian White 1,200 32,457,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 12.00 %
 Armenian 700 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 %
Austrian, Bavarian 1,800 14,746,000 Bavarian Christianity 85.00 % 0.30 %
 Belarusian 700 10,076,000 Belarusan Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
 Bosniak 17,000 2,909,000 Bosnian Islam 0.40 % 0.10 %
Brazilian, White 3,200 96,891,000 Portuguese Christianity 90.00 % 29.00 %
 British 18,000 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 %
 Bulgarian 6,100 7,170,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 %
 Burmese 1,700 31,524,000 Burmese Buddhism 2.00 % 2.00 %
 Chilean 1,500 16,404,000 Spanish Christianity 90.00 % 18.00 %
 Chinese, general 11,000 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.70 %
 Colombian, White 3,200 9,316,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 6.00 %
 Croat 800 5,255,000 Croatian Christianity 92.00 % 0.40 %
 Czech 1,100 10,203,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 3.00 %
 Danish 5,050,000 5,281,000 Danish Christianity 88.00 % 3.60 %
Danish Traveller 3,400 3,400 Danish Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Danish Sign Language Christianity 86.00 % 3.50 %
 Drukpa, Dzongkha 600 234,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dutch 6,700 15,165,000 Dutch Non-Religious 46.00 % 4.30 %
 Ecuadorian, White 600 1,509,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 9.00 %
Eskimo, Greenlander 15,000 59,000 Greenlandic Christianity 96.00 % 4.70 %
 Estonian 1,500 1,048,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 40.00 % 6.00 %
Faeroe Islander 12,000 58,000 Faroese Christianity 91.00 % 28.80 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 10,000 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 95.00 % 12.30 %
 Finnish 3,600 5,163,000 Finnish Christianity 84.00 % 12.10 %
Fleming 1,900 6,547,000 Vlaams Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
 French 6,700 49,469,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 %
 German 34,000 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
 German Swiss 2,500 4,939,000 German, Swiss Christianity 78.00 % 4.00 %
 Greek 2,300 10,772,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.25 %
 Hungarian, Magyar 4,100 11,570,000 Hungarian Christianity 85.00 % 3.00 %
Icelander 7,500 385,000 Icelandic Christianity 91.00 % 3.80 %
Irish 1,500 8,124,000 English Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
 Italian 6,500 38,042,000 Italian Christianity 82.00 % 1.10 %
 Japanese 1,800 124,985,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 %
Jew, Danish 6,500 6,500 Danish Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Korean 8,900 80,205,000 Korean Non-Religious 28.00 % 16.00 %
Latvian 4,400 1,488,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 54.00 % 8.00 %
 Lithuanian 9,000 2,894,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 %
 Macedonian 2,900 2,012,000 Macedonian Christianity 66.00 % 0.20 %
 Malay 800 11,637,000 Malay Islam 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Mexican 1,100 102,758,000 Spanish Christianity 96.00 % 10.00 %
 Norwegian 19,000 4,738,000 Norwegian Christianity 91.00 % 8.40 %
 Pashtun, Northern 12,000 44,091,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 14,000 40,090,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 2.00 % 0.20 %
 Peruvian 1,000 24,436,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 %
 Polish 32,000 41,935,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 %
 Portuguese 1,600 15,076,000 Portuguese Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
 Romanian 16,000 20,136,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 %
 Russian 5,600 134,007,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 %
 Serb 900 7,848,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 %
 Sinhalese 7,700 11,080,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Slovak 1,500 5,030,000 Slovak Christianity 92.00 % 1.00 %
 Somali 10,000 19,451,000 Somali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 South Asian, general 52,000 10,799,000 Urdu Islam 3.00 % 0.50 %
 Spaniard 5,900 28,630,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 %
 Swahili 1,000 7,333,000 Swahili Islam 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Swedish 21,000 8,869,000 Swedish Christianity 65.00 % 6.90 %
 Thai, Central 12,000 20,175,000 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 %
 Turk 32,000 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ukrainian 6,700 38,181,000 Ukrainian Christianity 79.00 % 3.80 %
 Urdu 7,100 1,751,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Venezualans 700 29,449,000 Spanish Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 %
 Vietnamese 9,700 83,842,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 %
  Totals:  83 5,650,000       22   83.30 % 3.65 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 41,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 5,691,000              
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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 groups who live 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 number of Christians 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.

Denmark Statistics
People Groups 83
Unreached People Groups 22  (26.5%)
Population 5,650,000
Population in Unreached 219,000  (3.9%)
Urbanization 88%
Continent Europe
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Country Code DA
Official National Language Danish
Literacy Rate 99%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 83.3%
Percent Evangelical 3.6%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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