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PEID: 11307

ROP: 109930

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other South Asian

Language: Telugu - (tel)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Bahrain

Also found in: Bangladesh; Canada; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Sri Lanka; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 34,500

Global Population: 1,284,150

PEID: 11307

ROP: 109930

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Telugu of Bahrain, numbering 34,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other South Asian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,284,150 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Telugu 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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