• PEOPLE NAME: HIJAZI SAUDI ARABS OF SAUDI ARABIA

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Hijazi Arabic - (acw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Saudi Arabia

Also found in: Jordan; Qatar; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 9,650,000

Global Population: 9,869,500


PEID: 11933

ROP: 108748

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Hijazi Saudi Arabs of Saudi Arabia, numbering 9,650,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 9,869,500 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Hijazi Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Hijazi Saudi 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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