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Algerian, Arabic-speaking in Canada

Algerian, Arabic-speaking

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
36,000 Arabic, Algerian Spoken Islam 1.00 % 0.90 % No   

Algerian, Arabic-speaking in Canada

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Introduction / History
Most information about Arabs in Canada is general; it seldom distinguishes those from Algeria from those from other Arabic speaking nations. Because Arabs have often been allowed into Canada as war refugees, there are fewer Algerians than Arabs from places that are less peaceful. Some Algerians would consider themselves to be economic refugees who need to migrate to Canada to find work.

Where are they located?
Most Arabs in Canada live either in Ontario or Quebec. Within these two provinces, the Arabs live in the cities of Toronto or Montreal. They do not tend to have their own separate settlements within these cities.

What are their lives like?
Arabs in Canada are twice as likely as Canadian natives to have a college degree. Yet there is a higher unemployment rate for people of Arab descent. Arabs in Canada tend to have lower incomes than the Canadian locals. On the positive side, Arabs in Canada tend to have a strong identity with their new nation.

What are their beliefs?
A good percentage of Arabs who flee the Arabic-speaking countries are Christians. But in Algeria, there are almost no Christians among the Arab population. Almost all Algerian Arabs are Sunni Muslims, though not all of them practice Islam. Some are more devout than others.

What are their needs?
Those who follow Christ could see Him glorified among Algerian Arab Muslims by helping them develop useful job skills in Canada. There is religious freedom in Canada, so Algerian Arab Muslims could hear and respond to the gospel in that nation. Algerian Arabs have a much better chance of hearing about Christ than they would in Algeria, but someone needs to go to them.

Prayer Points
* Pray for Christ's followers to take up the challenge to help Algerian Arabs to get the job training they need to find employment in Canada.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algerian_Canadians
http://www.immigroup.com/news/where-do-arabs-live-canada
http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Embassy+Algeria+photo+Arab+Ambassadors+Council+Canada+hosted+first+Arab+Ambassadors+Awards+Museum+Civilization+June+Mezzo+soprano+Julie+Nesrallah+sang+received+award+contributions+culture+Embassy+Algeria+photo/8637526/story.htmlhttp://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/89-621-x/89-621-x2007009-eng.htm
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/arabs/
http://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/groupdetails.aspx?peid=47408

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Country: Canada
Continent: North America
Region: North America and Caribbean
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Algerian, Arabic-speaking
People Name General: Algerian, Arabic-speaking
Alternate People Names:
Arabized BerberIbidites
Moroccan Arab
ROP3 Code: 100226
Joshua Project People ID: 10379
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 36,000
Population all Countries: 31,892,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab, Maghreb
People Name General: Algerian, Arabic-speaking
Ethnic Code: CMT32a
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Language
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Primary Language: Arabic, Algerian Spoken (36,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): arq    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
BuddhismUnknown 
Christianity1.00 %(Evangelical: 0.90 %)
Ethnic ReligionsUnknown 
HinduismUnknown 
Islam89.00 % 
Non-Religious10.00 % 
Other / SmallUnknown 
UnknownUnknown 
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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1872-1964
New Testament:
1965
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsArabic Bibles Online
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoAlgerian Contextual Gathering (Indigitub ...
Film / VideoIn the Light (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Arabic, Algerian Spo ...
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Algerian, Arabic-speaking in Canada

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