Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Ethio-Semitic

Language: Tigre - (tig)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Eritrea

Also found in: Netherlands; United Kingdom

Population: 1,975,000

Global Population: 1,994,700

PEID: 42709

ROP: 110051

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Tigre of Eritrea, numbering 1,975,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ethio-Semitic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,994,700 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Tigre. The primary religion practiced by the Tigre is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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Jesus Film: Available

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