• PEOPLE NAME: TAMIL OF OMAN

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PEID: 11894

ROP: 109788

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Backward Class

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Oman

Also found in: Bahrain; Kuwait; Malaysia; Maldives; Qatar

Population: 13,500

Global Population: 389,350


PEID: 11894

ROP: 109788

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tamil of Oman, numbering 13,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Backward Class people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 389,350 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Tamil 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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