Saami, Northern in Finland


Population
3,800
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Saami, Northern
People Name in Country Saami, Northern
Population in Finland 3,800
World Population 41,400
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Northern Lapp, Northern Saami, Ruija, Ruija Lapp, Ruija Saami, Samish
People ID 14029
ROP3 Code 107458
Country Finland
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Lapland region: Utsjoki, Sodankylä, western Inari, and Enontekiö municipalities.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Finland
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Lapland region: Utsjoki, Sodankylä, western Inari, and Enontekiö municipalities..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Saami, North   People group listing
Language Code: sme   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Saami, Northern
Dialect Code: 3475   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Finnish
Primary Language: Saami, North   People group listing
Language Code: sme   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Saami, Northern
Dialect Code: 3475   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Finnish
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 12.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
Other / Small
2.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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