Saami, Northern in Norway



Population

39,300

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 39,000
World Population 48,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Northern Lapp, Northern Saami, Ruija, Ruija Lapp, Ruija Saami, Samish
Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Finno-Ugric, Saami
People Name General Saami, Northern
Ethnic Code MSW51e
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

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Saami, North: Saami, Northern (39,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Saami, North: Saami, Northern 39,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1838-1954)
New Testament Yes   (1840-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1895)
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)

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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