• PEOPLE NAME: JORDANIAN ARABS OF JORDAN

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PEID: 11778

ROP: 104301

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: South Levantine Arabic - (ajp)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Jordan

Also found in: Canada; France; Germany; Kuwait; Oman; Saudi Arabia; Syria; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 3,305,000

Global Population: 3,867,400


PEID: 11778

ROP: 104301

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Jordanian Arabs of Jordan, numbering 3,305,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,867,400 in 10 countries. Their primary language is South Levantine Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Jordanian Arabs is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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