Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Libyan

Language: Libyan Arabic - (ayl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Libya

Also found in: Canada; Egypt; Italy; Spain; Tunisia; United States

Population: 2,710,000

Global Population: 3,510,600

PEID: 11841

ROP: 105948

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Libyan Arabs of Libya, numbering 2,710,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Libyan people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,510,600 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Libyan Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Libyan 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Not Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available