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Austrian, Bavarian in Austria

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,350,000 Bavarian Christianity 70.00 % 0.35 % No No   

Austrian, Bavarian in Austria

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Introduction / History
Austria and Bavaria used to be the same country many years ago and Austrian Bavarians are the largest people group in Austria.

Austrians speak German with a different dialect. The main religion is Catholic. As in other European countries secularism is large. Austrians spend more on leisure than on housing. Married couples often live near the family of the wife and there are many nuclear families.

The Austrians like veal and pork, breaded and fried. Soups and stews with dumplings are also enjoyed by them. Skiing and football are favorite sports. They are generally a happy people.

In Austria there is a low level of violent crime. Burglaries and business fraud can be common. There are a number of Austrians who are alcoholics and who have committed suicide. Austrians have free medical treatment.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will find ways of getting Austrians to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
* Pray that those living with depression will come to Jesus Christ.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.


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Country: Austria
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Western
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Lower Austria and Salzburg states; Northern Bavarian dialect; Burgenland, Carinthia, and Styria.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Austrian, Bavarian
People Name General: Austrian, Bavarian
Alternate People Names:
Bavarian AustrianGerman
German, Standard
ROP3 Code: 100626
Joshua Project People ID: 10491
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 7,350,000
Population all Countries: 22,799,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Germanic
People Name General: Austrian, Bavarian
Ethnic Code: CEW19f
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Bavarian (7,350,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): bar    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity70.00 %(Evangelical: 0.35 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious30.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.70 %
Protestant4.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian13.30 %
Roman Catholic82.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1971
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1998
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
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Austrian, Bavarian in Austria

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  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Germanic     Europe, Western    
      Austrian, Bavarian Austria    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Austrian, Bavarian in Austria          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Bavarian  
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