• PEOPLE CLUSTER: FINNO-UGRIC

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 40

Population: 8,329,300

Unreached people groups: 36

UPG population: 2,990,800

Unengaged UPGs: 22

UUPG population: 206,200

Number of countries: 13


Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

Overview: Finno-Ugric is a traditional group of languages spoken in parts of Eastern and Northern Europe. Finnish is the largest ethnolinguistic group, followed by Estonian, then by a series lesser known people groups scattered across western Russia. Roman Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity compete with traditional religions and a growing secularism for the loyalties of these people groups.

Peoples within this cluster: Estonian; Finnish; Karelian; Khanti; Komi-Permyat; Komi-Zyrian; Mansi; Mari, Meadow; Mari, Mountain; Mordvin-Erzya; Mordvin-Moksha; Udmurt; Vepsian; Yurak Samoyed

Countries where they are found: Australia; Canada; Estonia; Finland; Kazakhstan; Norway; Russia; Sweden; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan


People groups: 40

Population: 8,329,300

Unreached people groups: 36

UPG population: 2,990,800

Unengaged UPGs: 22

UUPG population: 206,200

Number of countries: 13