Saami, Northern in Norway


Population
30,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Saami, Northern
People Name in Country Saami, Northern
Population in Norway 30,000
World Population 39,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Northern Lapp, Northern Saami, Ruija, Ruija Lapp, Ruija Saami, Samish
People ID 14029
Country Norway
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Finnmark, Troms, Nordland, Ofoten.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Norway
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Finnmark, Troms, Nordland, Ofoten.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Language: Saami, North (30,000 speakers)
Language Code: sme   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Saami, North (30,000 speakers)
Language Code: sme   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Saami, North

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1838-1954)
New Testament Yes   (1840-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1895)
 
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
2.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
4.0 %
Protestant
93.0 %
Roman Catholic
1.0 %
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