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PEID: 561

ROP: 107458

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric, Saami

Language: Northern Sami - (sme)

Alternate Name(s): Sami, Sapmi

Primary Religion: Non-Religious

Country: Sweden

Also found in: Finland; Norway

Population: 5,900

Global Population: 51,700

PEID: 561

ROP: 107458

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Northern Saami of Sweden, numbering 5,900, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric, Saami people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 51,700 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Northern Sami. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Saami is defined as "Non-Religious", a term encompassing varieties of unbelievers ranging from indifferent to militantly hostile toward organized religion.

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