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Finland – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Akan1,30025.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityAkanP
Akan
  
Albanian, Tosk6,2000.50 %38.00 %2 IslamAlbanian, ToskP
Albanian, Tosk
  
Americans, U.S.2,90028.90 %82.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Amhara, Ethiopian1,1001.10 %86.00 %3 ChristianityAmharicP
Amhara, Ethiopian
M
Amhara, Ethiopian of Finland
 
Anglo-Canadian7009.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
Anglo-Canadian
  
Arab, Egyptian6003.00 %13.00 %4 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi7,0000.20 %3.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Finland
T
Arab, Moroccan1,0000.08 %0.11 %Y1 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokenP
Arab, Moroccan
  
Arab, Syrian1,1002.00 %6.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Finland
 
Bosniak1,6000.02 %0.03 %Y1 IslamBosnianP
Bosniak
  
Brazilian, White90026.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityPortuguese   
British4,4008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bulgarian1,8002.00 %80.00 %3 ChristianityBulgarianP
Bulgarian
  
Burmese1,5000.07 %0.35 %Y1 BuddhismBurmeseP
Burmese
  
Cameroonian Creole, Detribal80012.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityFrench   
DeafY1.00 %84.00 %3 ChristianityFinnish Sign Language   
Dutch1,3004.40 %48.00 %4 Non-ReligiousDutchP
Dutch
  
Estonian50,0004.90 %45.00 %4 Non-ReligiousEstonian, StandardP
Estonian
  
Filipino, Tagalog2,40013.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
Finland Swedes269,000Y7.00 %67.00 %4 ChristianitySwedish   
Finnish4,914,000Y12.50 %84.00 %5 ChristianityFinnishP
Finnish
 T
Finnish, Tornedalen38,000Y12.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityFinnish, Tornedalen   
French2,0001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
German4,1002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Han Chinese, Mandarin7,7005.70 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Hungarian1,9002.50 %86.00 %4 ChristianityHungarianP
Hungarian
  
Italian2,3001.10 %82.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Japanese1,1000.30 %1.20 %Y1 BuddhismJapaneseP
Japanese
  
Jew, Finnish1,300Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsFinnish  T
Karelian11,000Y6.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityKarelianP
Karelian
  
Kikuyu1,00045.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityGikuyuP
Kikuyu
  
Komi-Zyrian1,2002.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityKomi-Zyrian   
Kongo, Tuba1,80017.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKituba   
Kurd, Kurmanji6,3000.50 %2.00 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
 T
Latvian1,7007.00 %53.00 %4 ChristianityLatvian, Standard   
Lithuanian1,3001.10 %86.00 %3 ChristianityLithuanianP
Lithuanian
  
Mexican5008.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianitySpanishP
Mexican
  
Olonetsian, Livvikovian5,5008.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityLivvi-Karelian   
Persian2,9000.20 %2.00 %Y1 IslamPersian, IranianP
Persian
 T
Polish3,8000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityPolishP
Polish
  
Romani, Kalo Finnish13,00025.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityRomani, Kalo FinnishP
Romani, Kalo Finnish
 T
Romanian2,3005.40 %97.00 %4 ChristianityRomanianP
Romanian
  
Russian31,0001.20 %67.00 %3 ChristianityRussianP
Russian
  
Saami, Inari700Y11.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianitySaami, Inari   
Saami, Northern3,800Y12.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianitySaami, North   
Saami, Skolt500Y10.00 %97.00 %4 ChristianitySaami, Skolt   
Serb7000.60 %80.00 %3 ChristianitySerbianP
Serb
 T
Somali7,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamSomaliP
Somali
 T
South Asian, Bengali-Speakin1,5000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
  
South Asian, general11,0002.00 %4.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Spaniard2,4001.00 %77.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Swedish34,0006.90 %57.00 %4 ChristianitySwedishP
Swedish
  
Tajik3,6000.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamTajikiP
Tajik
  
Tatar8000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTatarP
Tatar
 T
Thai, Central7,0000.50 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai, Central
 T
Turk4,6000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Ukrainian3,1003.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityUkrainianP
Ukrainian
  
Vietnamese4,1001.80 %9.00 %2 BuddhismVietnameseP
Vietnamese
  
Total People Groups:   58 5,497,000 9     15     45 3 15
Unclassified / Other Individuals 27,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 5,524,000  
Other reported groups:  1  
Data Notes
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Finland – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 15 25.9 % 59,000 1.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 3 5.2 % 11,000 0.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 11 19.0 % 48,000 0.9 %
  4 - Partially reached 17 29.3 % 398,000 7.2 %
  5 - Significantly reached 12 20.7 % 4,981,000 90.6 %
Totals 58   5,497,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Finland – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Akanaka10Complete
Albanian, Toskals10Complete
Amharicamh10Complete
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Bengaliben11Complete
Bosnianbos11Complete
Bulgarianbul10Complete
Burmesemya11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Dutchnld10Complete
Englisheng30Complete
Estonian, Standardekk10Complete
Finnishfin21Complete
Finnish Sign Languagefse10Portions
Finnish, Tornedalenfit10Portions
Frenchfra20Complete
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Gikuyukik10Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Hungarianhun10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Japanesejpn11Complete
Kareliankrl10NT
Kitubaktu10Complete
Komi-Zyriankpv10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Latvian, Standardlvs10Complete
Lithuanianlit10Complete
Livvi-Karelianolo10NT
Persian, Iranianpes11Complete
Polishpol10Complete
Portuguesepor10Complete
Romani, Kalo Finnishrmf10Portions
Romanianron10Complete
Russianrus10Complete
Saami, Inarismn10Portions
Saami, Northsme10Complete
Saami, Skoltsms10Portions
Serbiansrp10Complete
Somalisom11Complete
Spanishspa20Complete
Swedishswe20Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Tajikitgk11Complete
Tatartat11Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Ukrainianukr10Complete
Vietnamesevie10Complete
Totals: 52 58 15   51 40 44 45 32
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Finland – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 11.9 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Finland – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Finland. Ministries in the Finland section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Western Europe section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Finland   Ministries in Western Europe
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Country Level Ministries Size
Greater Grace World Outreach MissionsMedium
Mennonite Mission NetworkMedium
Mission Possible FoundationMedium
Nokia MissioSmall
Ripe for Harvest IncorporatedMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
Ministries Listed:  6
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Christian Church of North America - MissionsSmall
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of God, Cleveland, TennesseeMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
Educational Services InternationalMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Galcom InternationalSmall
GO InternationalSmall
InterCommSmall
Lutheran Church - Missouri SynodMedium
Navigators, International Missions GroupMedium
One Mission SocietyMedium
PioneersMedium
Salvation ArmyMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
Team ExpansionMedium
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  40
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Finland – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 5,497,000
Percent Urbanization 84 %
Total People Groups 58
Unreached People Groups 15
Region Western Europe
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Finnish
Secondary National LanguageSwedish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 81.5%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 11.9%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.879 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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