• PEOPLE NAME: NORWEGIANS OF SVALBARD

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PEID: 541

ROP: 107478

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Scandinavian

Language: Norwegian - (nor)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Svalbard

Also found in: Canada; Denmark; Ecuador; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; United States

Population: 1,700

Global Population: 5,585,400


PEID: 541

ROP: 107478

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Norwegians of Svalbard, numbering 1,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Scandinavian people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,585,400 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Norwegian. The primary religion practiced by the Norwegians is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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