• PEOPLE NAME: KARELIANS OF FINLAND

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PEID: 113

ROP: 104657

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric

Language: Karelian - (krl)

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Primary Religion: Non-Religious

Country: Finland

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Population: 11,000

Global Population: 11,000


PEID: 113

ROP: 104657

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Karelians of Finland, numbering 11,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Finland. Their primary language is Karelian. The primary religion practiced by the Karelians is defined as "Non-Religious", a term encompassing varieties of unbelievers ranging from indifferent to militantly hostile toward organized religion.


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