Austria AT

101,892

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

3,882

Indicated decisions 2014

8.6 million

Population

6.9 million

Christians
41,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Austria
  • Social Control

    Guilt-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    The vast majority of people in Austria identify themselves as Catholic.
  • Top 25 Stats

    Human Development Index- 21st; Internet Access- 83.68% (21st).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Non-religious
  • Human Development Index

    21/187
  • Internet Access

    83.68% (21st)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Austrian (84.4%); Swiss German (3.4%); German (3.2%); Balkan (3.1%); Other European (1.7%).
  • Common Languages

    German
  • Economy

    Strong tourist, commercial, agricultural, and industrial nation; Much trade with Germany.
    More than 10% of the workforce is foreign.
  • History / Politics

    Heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until 1918; Now has a multiparty democracy.
    Neutral buffer state between East and West from 1955 to 1990; In European Union now.
  • Spirituality

    Beautiful culture, music, art, and scenery, but the nation is spiritually empty.
    About 84% believe in God which is high for Europe, but few have a relationship with Jesus.
    People are leaving Catholic church due to sex abuse scandals and church tax of 1% on all.
    Lutheran and Reformed churches are also in decline.
    Evangelical and charismatic churches are  growing.
    Austria needs more Christian workers and education; Foreigners planted most churches.
  • Prayers

    Pray that the affluence of society would not seduce people away from the Gospel.
    Pray that Catholics in Austria would experience a revival of true belief.
    Pray that the evangelical and charismatic churches continue to grow.
    Pray that more Christian workers would be raised up among the nationals.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.

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