Eskimo, Greenlander in Greenland





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People Name General Eskimo, Greenlander
People Name in Country Eskimo, Greenlander
Population in Greenland 46,000
World Population 61,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Eskimo, Greenlander, Kalaallisut Eskimo, North Greenland Eskimo
Affinity Bloc North American Peoples
People Cluster Inuit
People Name General Eskimo, Greenlander
Ethnic Code MRY40b
People ID 11943
Country Greenland
Region North America and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country About 80 communities of populations over 10.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Inuktitut, Greenlandic (46,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Inuktitut, Greenlandic 46,000
For Primary Language: Inuktitut, Greenlandic

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1744-1985)
New Testament Yes   (1991)
Complete Bible Yes   (1900)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Inuktitut, Greenlandic Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.50 %)
96.50 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
2.00 %
Other / Small
0.50 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
33.0 %
67.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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