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Praying for the Nations

This week's prayer for the nations will focus on the nation of AUSTRALIA.

All information was taken from Operation World. Additional information on for this country is here.



Continent: Australia

Capital City: Canberra

Government: Federal Parliamentary Democracy

Population: 23,232,413

Major People Groups: English 25.9%, Australian 25.4%, Irish 7.5%, Scottish 6.4%, Italian 3.3%, German 3.2%, Chinese 3.1%, Indian 1.4%, Greek 1.4%, Dutch 1.2%, other 15.8%

Religion: Protestant 23.1%, Roman Catholic 22.6%, other Christian 4.2%, Muslim 2.6%, Buddhist 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, Hindu 1.9%, other 1.3%, none 30.1%, unspecified 9.6%

Language: English, Mandarin, Italian, Arabic, Greek, Cantonese, Vietnamese

GDP Per Capita: $49,900

Literacy Rate: 99%



  • Pray for believers to stand firm on the Truth of the Gospel in combating increased secularization of their culture.

  • Pray for Jesus Christ to capture hearts of the next generation before they succumb to competing influences.

  • Pray for a move of the Holy Spirit to transform Australia and revive its Church

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