Country: Faroe Islands

Number of People Groups

3

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Total Population

47,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

% Professing Christian

90.9%

% Evangelical

28.15 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

%

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
 Danish 1,200 5,281,000 Danish Christianity 88.00 % 3.50 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 90.00 % 28.80 %
Faeroe Islander 46,000 58,000 Faroese Christianity 91.00 % 28.80 %
  Totals:  3 47,000       0   90.92 % 28.15 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 48,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 28.2 %)
90.9 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
9.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
1.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.1 %
Protestant
96.9 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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 Faroe Islands. 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 Faroe Islands
  • Christian ministry in Faroe Islands
  • 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 Faroe Islands 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.

In Faroe Islands Size
Faroe Islands Statistics
People Groups 3
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 47,000
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Urbanization 42%
Continent Europe
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Country Code FO
Official National Language Danish
Secondary National Language Faroese
Literacy Rate %
Estimated Illiterate Population 47,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 90.9%
Percent Evangelical 28.2%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Faroe Islands Prayer Cards

Faroe Islands prayer cards.

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