Arab, Tunisian in Denmark


Population
900
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

Cultures mix through the centuries, and Tunisia is no exception. The Arabs in that country have been influenced by North African Berber tribes in such a way that they are different than Arabs who live further east in the Levant region of the Middle East and the Arabian Peninsula.


Where Are they Located?

Most Tunisians remain in their small North African country, but some have tried to make a better living in European countries. These Tunisians are most likely to go to France or Italy, but a small number now live in Denmark where they blend in with other people from the Arab World.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Most Tunisian Arabs in Europe come from a middle-class background, but some are doing menial work. They found themselves less welcome in Europe as refugees from Iraq and Syria poured into Europe in the mid 2010s.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Whether a Tunisian Arab is spiritually minded or not, they remain loyal to Sunni Islam. To them, Islam means solidarity with their own culture. To turn to another religious system would be seen as betrayal to their country and to their families. Those who decide to follow Christ usually face stiff resistance from the people they love most.


What Are Their Needs?

It is difficult for people from the Arab World to assimilate into Danish society. They come from a part of the world with a different language, religion, and customs. They can use the help of people who will teach them needed job skills and the Danish language.


Prayer Points

* Ask God to call out prayer teams who will begin breaking up the spiritual soil through intercession.
* Several mission agencies have focused on the Arabized Berbers living in European nations. Pray that God will use them to open the eyes of the Tunisian Arabs to the glory of the risen Savior.
* There are some Berbers in North Africa that have embraced Christ, and now live in Europe. Pray that God will call some of these to reach out to the Tunisian Arabs in Denmark.
* Ask the Lord to raise up strong disciple making movements among each Arabic-speaking community in Denmark.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/15641/DA
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/15641/TS
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunisian_diaspora
http://cphpost.dk/news/denmark-making-inroads-in-tunisia.html


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Arab, Tunisian
People Name in Country Arab, Tunisian
Population in Denmark 900
World Population 10,972,000
Total Countries 11
Indigenous No
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Tunisian Arab
People ID 15641
ROP3 Code 110285
Country Denmark
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Denmark
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Arabic, Tunisian Spoken (900 speakers)
Language Code aeb   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Arabic, Tunisian Spoken
Primary Language Arabic, Tunisian Spoken (900 speakers)
Language Code aeb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Arabic, Tunisian Spoken

Primary Language:  Arabic, Tunisian Spoken

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1903–2014)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Arabic Bibles Online
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Arabic, Tunisian Spoken
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Arabic, Tunisian Spoken
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Arabic Tunisian New Testament
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source Tarek   Creative Commons  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
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