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Saami, Northern in Finland



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,800 Saami, North Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 % No No   

Saami, Northern in Finland

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Country: Finland
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Western
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Lapland region: Utsjoki, Sodankylä, western Inari, and Enontekiö municipalities.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Saami, Northern
People Name General: Saami, Northern
Alternate People Names:
Northern LappNorthern Saami
RuijaRuija Lapp
Ruija SaamiSamish
ROP3 Code: 107458
Joshua Project People ID: 14029
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,800
Population all Countries: 42,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Finno-Ugric, Saami
People Name General: Saami, Northern
Ethnic Code: MSW51e
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Language
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Primary Language: Saami, North
Language Code (ISO): sme    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Saami, Northern
Dialect Code:3475
Secondary Languages:
Finnish (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity97.00 %(Evangelical: 12.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious1.00 % 
Other / Small2.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant90.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic10.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1838-1954
New Testament:
1840-1998
Complete Bible: 1895
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
 
 
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Saami, Northern in Finland

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