Iraqis in Denmark
|Regions with significant populations|
|Danish, Iraqi Arabic |
also Kurdish (Sorani and Kurmanji dialects), Turkish (Iraqi Turkmen/Turkoman dialects), and Neo-Aramaic (Chaldean, Ashuri, and Mandaic)
|Predominantly Islam (Shia and Sunni) and Christianity (Syriac Christianity and Catholic).|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Iraqi diaspora, Arabs in Denmark|
With a total Iraqi population in Denmark numbering of 31,322, there are organizations such as the Iraqi-Danish Culture Days, which is currently organized in the capital of Copenhagen. They are the largest Arab ethnic group living in Denmark. They mostly live in the capital Copenhagen, especially in the Nørrebro area.
13,000 Danish Iraqis participated in the Iraqi legislative election in January 2005.
Iraqi nationals currently make up the largest group of unsuccessful asylum seekers in Denmark.
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According to Statistics Denmark, as of 2014, Iraq-born immigrants aged 30-64 in Denmark have an employment rate of approximately 31.9%. Iraq-born individuals aged 16-64 also have a self-employment rate of around 17%.
- Fenar Ahmad, filmmaker, producer
- Anja Al-Erhayem, filmmaker, born to Iraqi father and Danish mother
- Mohamed Ali, singer who appeared on Denmark's X Factor
- Tariq Hashim, director
- Aida Nadeem, musician
- Avar Raza, footballer
- Mustafa Hassan, footballer
- Ihan Haydar, drummer in the popband L.I.G.A
- Statistikbanken. "Danmarks Statistik". Archived from the original on 2010-03-25. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
- Iraqi-Danish Culture Days Festival in Copenhagen Archived 2011-10-04 at the Wayback Machine
- Information on Return and Reintegration for Iraqi Migrants in Denmark (IRRIM)
- "Indvandrere i Danmark 2016". Statistics Denmark. pp. 40, 43. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
- The Council of Iraqi Community in Denmark http://iraqicouncil.dk/
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