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Arab, Iraqi in Australia

Arab, Iraqi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
68,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 4.00 % 1.00 %   

Arab, Iraqi in Australia

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Introduction / History
The Arab Iraqis form the largest Iraqi people group in Iraq and they as well as other Iraqis have come to live in Australia.

Ever since the Gulf War of 1991, many Iraqis have come to live in Australia under the humanitarian program. The coming against the Shia in Iraq also led to many Iraqi Arabs coming to Australia after 1991.

Many Iraqis came to Australia in the 1980s because of the Iran-Iraq war. After the Gulf War of 1991, some refugees lived in processing camps, sometimes for five years before being allowed to live in Australia.

Immigration of Iraqis to Australia increased from 1992 to 1995. Lately most of the Iraqis have come here under the Family and Skilled Migration categories. Some of them looked for refugee status after they came to Australia and they have remained while their cases were looked into.

What are their lives like?
Most of the Iraqis speak Arabic and only a few speak English, showing that there are a lot of immigrants among them who have arrived lately. Many of them are under 35 years of age. Men and women usually work as laborers and in the manufacturing industry. Nearly a quarter of the Iraqis do professional work. The Iraqi people are given support by organizations like the Iraqi Forum. Their religious and cultural associations help them too.

The places where there are a notable number of Iraqis are Sydney and Melbourne.

What are their beliefs?
The religion of the Arab Iraqis is Islam and there are both Shia and Sunni Muslims living in Australia. In the state of Victoria, the majority of Iraqi-born individuals was majority Christian.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Iraqi Christians in Australia will share the gospel message with these Iraqis and that they would give their lives to Jesus Christ.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraqi_Australians

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Country: Australia
Continent: Australia
Region: Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Arab, Iraqi
People Name General: Arab, Iraqi
Alternate People Names:
Arab, Mesopotamian SpeakersArab-Mesopotamian
Iraqi ArabIraqi Arabs
Mesopotamian SpokenNorth Iraqi Arab
ROP3 Code: 104056
Joshua Project People ID: 12247
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 68,000
Population all Countries: 16,551,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab, Levant
People Name General: Arab, Iraqi
Ethnic Code: CMT30
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken (68,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): acm    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam96.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Yes
New Testament:
YesAudio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsArabic Bibles Online
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsGeneral Ministry Resources
Audio RecordingsGeneral Ministry Resources
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Arabic, Mesopotamian ...
Film / VideoStories of the Prophets - Music Video - ...
Film / VideoThe Lamp on the Stand
Film / VideoThe Lost Coin (Eng Sub)
 
 
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Arab, Iraqi in Australia

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