• PEOPLE NAME: DJIBOUTIANS OF CANADA

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PEID: 47406

ROP: 102419

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Afar-Saho

Language: Afar - (aar)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Canada

Also found in: Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; United States

Population: 600

Global Population: 2,185,900


PEID: 47406

ROP: 102419

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Djiboutians of Canada, numbering 600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Afar-Saho people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,185,900 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Afar. The primary religion practiced by the Djiboutians 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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