Saami, Northern in Sweden


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People Name General Saami, Northern
People Name in Country Saami, Northern
World Population 42,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Northern Lapp; Northern Saami; Ruija; Ruija Lapp; Ruija Saami; Samish
People ID 14029
ROP3 Code 107458
Country Sweden
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Norrbotten county: Kiruna, Gällivare, Jokkmokk, Arjeplog, Arvidsjaur, Karesuando and Jukkasjärvi municipalities.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Sweden
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
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 (5,700 speakers)
Language Code sme   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Saami, Northern
Dialect Code 3475   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Saami, North (5,700 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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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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