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PEID: 11913

ROP: 109469

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Baloch

Language: Southern Balochi - (bcc)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Saudi Arabia

Also found in: Bahrain; Oman; Pakistan; Qatar; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 15,000

Global Population: 2,939,800

PEID: 11913

ROP: 109469

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Southern Baloch of Saudi Arabia, numbering 15,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Baloch people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,939,800 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Southern Balochi. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Baloch is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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