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
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect Saami, Northern
Dialect Code 3475   Global Recordings 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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