• PEOPLE NAME: SHIHHI-SPEAKING ARABS OF OMAN

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Shihhi Arabic - (ssh)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Oman

Also found in: United Arab Emirates

Population: 18,000

Global Population: 38,000


PEID: 11873

ROP: 108942

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Shihhi-speaking Arabs of Oman, numbering 18,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 38,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Shihhi Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Shihhi-speaking Arabs is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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