Somali in Finland


Population
7,600
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge


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Introduction / History

Somalis first came to Finland as asylum seekers in the 1990's, some coming from Russia. They came to Finland as it is nearby. As time went on more and more asylum seekers began to come here.

It has been hard for Somalis to find work in Finland and there are only a few Somali businesses in Finland. Many Somalis have gone into education to help them get employment in this country.

More Somali asylum seekers have come to Finland through family unification.

Somalis and the local Finnish people have had problems between them and this has said to have caused employers to refuse the Somalis work. The economic situation has been a problem with them finding work also. There has been some improvement as some Somalis have found work amongst their own people. Some have found employment through Somali language work and others have found short term work.

Somalis are one of the largest immigrant groups in Finland. They speak Somali and Finnish. Islam is their religion.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the problems Somalis are having will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Salvation too.


References

digitalcommons.macalester.edu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_community_in_Finland


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Link Up Africa
Praying for Somali
People Name General Somali
People Name in Country Somali
Population in Finland 7,600
World Population 19,608,900
Total Countries 23
Indigenous No
Unreached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Issa, Ogaden, Sab, Shabelle, सोमाली
People ID 14983
ROP3 Code 109392
Country Finland
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Finland
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Somali (7,600 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: som   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Somali (7,600 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: som   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Somali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1915-1935)
New Testament Yes   (1972-1976)
Complete Bible Yes   (1979)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video I Against My Brother (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Somali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kitaabka Quduuska Ah
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Somali Bible
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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Video Source: LinkUp Africa
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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