South Asian in Finland


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The number of Indians in Finland early this century was less than a thousand but now there are more than that. There are a small number of South Asians in Finland. Most are from India. There are some Pakistanis, some Tamil Sri Lankans and some Bangladeshis as well.

Most live in or near the capital Helsinki.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They have restaurants and retail businesses. Indian computer and telecommunication professionals have begun working for Finnish companies.

There are also Indian engineers in Finland who have come to enjoy Finland’s prosperity. Some work for Nokia. A lot of the engineers have come to live in Finland with their wives and families.

There are Indian students in Finland studying technology. They are looking for professional work in Finland and speak good English as well as Hindi and Finnish.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are mainly Hindus by religion but among them there are some Christians and Muslims. The Muslims have mosques.


What Are Their Needs?

The South Asians in Finland need to put their hope and identity in the King of kings and Lord of lords. He is the only one who can take them from darkness to light.


Prayer Points

Pray that God will give the Indians in Finland dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.

Pray that the Indian Christians among them will give them the gospel message leading to the abundant life offered by Jesus.

Pray for workers willing to spend the time to win South Asians to Christ.

Pray for a movement to Christ this decade.


Scripture Prayers for the South Asian, general in Finland.


References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indians_in_Finland


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General South Asian, general
People Name in Country South Asian, general
Natural Name South Asian
Pronunciation AY-zhun
Population this Country 11,000
Population all Countries 12,066,000
Total Countries 59
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names
People ID 19211
ROP3 Code 115527
Country Finland
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Finland
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked

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Primary Language Hindi
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Finnish Sinhala Urdu
Primary Language Hindi
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Finnish
  Sinhala
  Urdu
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1835-2019)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
4.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
70.00 %
Islam
22.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more