• PEOPLE NAME: SOMALI OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11644

ROP: 109392

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Somali

Language: Somali - (som)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Canada; Djibouti; Eritrea; Italy; Kenya; Netherlands; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Tanzania; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Yemen

Population: 6,090,000

Global Population: 15,895,400


PEID: 11644

ROP: 109392

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Somali of Ethiopia, numbering 6,090,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Somali people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 15,895,400 in 15 countries. Their primary language is Somali. The primary religion practiced by the Somali is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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