South Asian, general in Finland





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

There are a small number of South Asians in Finland. Most are Indians. There are some Pakistanis, some Tamil Sri Lankans and some Bangladeshis too.

The number of Indians in Finland early this century was less than a thousand but now there are more than that. They have restaurants and retail businesses. Indian computer and telecommunication professionals have begun working for Finnish companies.

There are also Indian engineers in Finland who have come as they like life here. Some work for Nokia. A lot of the engineers have come to live in Finland with their wives and families.

There are Indian students in Finland studying technology in particular. They are well educated in what they are doing and are looking for professional work with what they are studying. They generally speak good English.

Most Indians live in or near the capital Helsinki. They speak Indian languages such as Hindi and also Finnish and English. They are mainly Hindus by religion but among them there are some Christians and Muslims. The Muslims have mosques.

Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Indians in Finland dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the Indian Christians among them will give them the gospel message leading to Salvation too.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General South Asian, general
People Name in Country South Asian, general
Population in Finland 10,000
World Population 6,876,000
Countries 55
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  4  (up to 20 largest shown)
Finnish Hindi Sinhala Urdu
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Finnish Hindi
Sinhala Urdu
For Primary Language: Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Bible: Hindi Holy Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Hindi Holy Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Christ for the Nations Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Film / Video
Following Jesus (India, JF Project) Film / Video
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Hindi Bible Text / Printed Matter
Hindi Bible stories Audio Recordings
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Hindi Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online Bible (Bibles India) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
4.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
70.00 %
22.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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