How many ethnic Estonians are there?

Total population
c. 1.1 million
Regions with significant populations
Estonia 914,896 (2021) Other significant population centers:
Finland 49,590–100,000

How many ethnic groups are in Estonia?

Estonia Demographics

The ethnic breakdown is currently 69% Estonian, 25% Russian, 2% Ukranian, 1% Belarusians, 0.8% Finns and 1.6% other. Before WW2, ethnic Estonians made up 88% of the total population, at which time the largest minority groups were Germans, Russians, Swedes, Jews, Latvians, Poles, Finns and Ingrians.

How many Estonians are there in the world?

At the end of 2015, there were 1.3 million inhabitants of Estonia and at least another 150,000 Estonians scattered worldwide. The total size of the communities in the East and West has also been estimated at 200,000 persons.

The first notable written materials in Estonian are the Kullamaa prayers of the 1520s. Estonian belongs to the Baltic-Finnic branch of the Finno-Ugric languages, and it is most closely related to Finnish, Votic, Livonian, Ingrian, Karelian, and Veps.

What race are Estonians?

Estonians (Estonian: eestlased) are a Finnic ethnic group native to Estonia who speak the Estonian language and share a common culture and history.

Is Estonia expensive?

Estonia has become the most expensive country in the Eastern part of the European Union, Poland being cheapest. As confirmed by personal experience and fresh Eurostat data.

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Is Estonia considered Slavic?

Estonia is not a Slavic country, but used to belong to the U.S.S.R. , which included Slavic countries like Russia and Ukraine. … Estonia borders Russia, which is a predominantly Slavic nation; there is a large Russian minority in the country and many Estonians speak Russian as a second language.

Are Estonians Balts?

Estonians, inhabiting the region north of Latvia, are not Balts; they are members of the Finnic peoples.

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