• PEOPLE NAME: SOUTHERN BALOCH OF BAHRAIN

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PEID: 50104

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 - Sunni

Country: Bahrain

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

Population: 42,500

Global Population: 4,415,300


PEID: 50104

ROP: 109469

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Southern Baloch of Bahrain, numbering 42,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Baloch people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,415,300 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Southern Balochi. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Baloch 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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