people from or residents of the Faroe Islands
(Redirected from Faroese people)
Faroe Islanders are people who inhabit the Faroe Islands.
Faroese folk dancers, in national costumes.
|Regions with significant populations|
|Faroese, Danish (Gøtudanskt accent)|
|Lutheranism (Church of the Faroe Islands)|
Historically also the Norse religion and Roman Catholicism (1000–1538)
|Related ethnic groups|
|Other Germanic peoples|
(especially North Germanic peoples);
- According to a 2009 estimate, the population of the Faroe Islands was 49,000, ~92% of that population was Faroese born, which is approximately 45,000. (See demographics of the Faroe Islands)
- Politiken, 2006 (newspaper written in Danish)
- "Table 5 Persons with immigrant background by immigration category, country background and sex. 1 January 2009". www.ssb.no.