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Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed in Russia

Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed

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Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed in Russia map
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,700 Selkup Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.70 % No No   

Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed in Russia

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Country: Russia
Continent: Asia
Region: Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Persecution Rank:46 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Tomskaya Oblast’, Yamalo-Nenetskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Krasnoyarskiy Kray; northern dialect: Krasnoselkup region, Ratta, Krasnoselkupskaya Tolka, and Krasnoselkup villages; Purovsk region, Tolka Purovskaya village; Krasnoyarsk District, Farkovo; Turukhan river basin; Baikha; southern dialect: north Tomskaya Oblast’ area villages.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed
People Name General: Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed
Alternate People Names:
Russian SamoyedSelkup
ROP3 Code: 107700
Joshua Project People ID: 14230
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,700
Population all Countries: 3,700
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Finno-Ugric
People Name General: Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed
Ethnic Code: MSW51j
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Selkup
Language Code (ISO): sel    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Russian (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity5.00 %(Evangelical: 0.70 %)
Ethnic Religions95.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox100.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
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Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed in Russia

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People Cluster
    Finno-Ugric     Europe, Eastern and Eurasia    
      Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed Russia    
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            Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed in Russia          
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