Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Sudan

Language: Gulf Arabic - (afb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Egypt; Eritrea

Population: 135,000

Global Population: 256,500

PEID: 12130

ROP: 108307

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Rashaida of Sudan, numbering 135,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Sudan people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 256,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Gulf Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Rashaida is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available