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Iceland
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Iceland – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Americans, U.S.60028.90 %79.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
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British6008.00 %63.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Danish9003.00 %82.00 %4 ChristianityDanishP
Danish
  
DeafY3.80 %90.00 %4 ChristianityIcelandic Sign Language   
Filipino, Tagalog60012.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
German9002.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Icelander306,000Y3.80 %90.90 %4 ChristianityIcelandic   
Latvian7007.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityLatvian, Standard   
Lithuanian1,7001.00 %82.00 %3 ChristianityLithuanianP
Lithuanian
  
Polish10,0000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
South Asian, general6002.00 %4.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
  
Thai, Isan5000.50 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismThai, NortheasternP
Thai, Isan
  
Total People Groups:   12 323,000 2     2     9 0 1
Unclassified / Other Individuals 11,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 334,000  
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Iceland – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 2 16.7 % 1,100 0.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 3 25.0 % 13,000 3.9 %
  4 - Partially reached 5 41.7 % 308,000 95.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 16.7 % 1,200 0.4 %
Totals 12   323,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Iceland – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Americans, U.S.
600


British
600


Danish
900


Filipino, Tagalog
600


German
900


Lithuanian
1,700


Polish
10,000


South Asian, general
600


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Thai, Isan
500

Iceland People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Iceland – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Danishdan10Complete
Englisheng20Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Icelandicisl10Complete
Icelandic Sign Languageicl10None
Latvian, Standardlvs10Complete
Lithuanianlit10Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Thai, Northeasterntts11NT
Totals: 11 12 2   10 8 10 10 9
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Iceland – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 3.7 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Iceland – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Iceland. Ministries in the Iceland section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Western Europe section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Iceland   Ministries in Western Europe
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Country Level Ministries Size
Greater Europe MissionMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
Ministries Listed:  2
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Christian Church of North America - MissionsSmall
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
Educational Services InternationalMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Lutheran Church - Missouri SynodMedium
One Mission SocietyMedium
PioneersMedium
Salvation ArmyMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
Team ExpansionMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  40
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Iceland – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 323,000
Percent Urbanization 94 %
Total People Groups 12
Unreached People Groups 2
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Icelandic
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 90.3%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 3.7%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.895 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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