Estonians

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

Estonians
eestlased
Map of the Estonian diaspora
Total population
c. 1.1 million[citation needed]
Regions with significant populations
 Estonia 914,896 (2021)[1]
Other significant population centers:
 Finland49,590–100,000[lower-alpha 1][2][3]
 United States27,113[4]
 Sweden25,509[5]
 Canada24,000[6]
 Russia17,875[7]
 United Kingdom10,000-15,000[8]
 Australia7,543[9]
 Germany6,286[10]
 Norway5,092[11]
 Ukraine2,868[12]
 Ireland2,560[13]
 Belgium2,000[14]
 Latvia1,676[15]
 Denmark1,606[16]
 Netherlands1,482[17]
Languages
Primarily Estonian
also Võro and Seto
Religion
Majority irreligious
Historically Protestant Christian (Lutheranism)[18][19]
Currently Lutheran and regional Eastern Orthodox (Estonian Apostolic Orthodox) minority
Related ethnic groups
Other Baltic Finns