Saami, Northern in Sweden


Population
5,600
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Saami, Northern
People Name in Country Saami, Northern
Population in Sweden 5,600
World Population 41,400
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Northern Lapp, Northern Saami, Ruija, Ruija Lapp, Ruija Saami, Samish
People ID 14029
ROP3 Code 107458
Country Sweden
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Norrbotten county: Kiruna, Gällivare, Jokkmokk, Arjeplog, Arvidsjaur, Karesuando and Jukkasjärvi municipalities.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Sweden
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Norrbotten county: Kiruna, Gällivare, Jokkmokk, Arjeplog, Arvidsjaur, Karesuando and Jukkasjärvi municipalities..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Saami, North (5,600 speakers)
Language Code sme   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Saami, Northern
Dialect Code 3475   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Saami, North
Primary Language Saami, North (5,600 speakers)
Language Code sme   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Saami, Northern
Dialect Code 3475   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Saami, North

Primary Language:  Saami, North

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1838-1954)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1840-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1895)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
93.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
7.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
5.0 %
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