• PEOPLE NAME: SAUDI ARABS OF SYRIA

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Bedouin, Arabian

Language: Najdi Arabic - (ars)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Syria

Also found in: Canada; Iraq; Kuwait; Oman; Saudi Arabia; United States

Population: 1,470,000

Global Population: 16,150,000


PEID: 12182

ROP: 101196

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Saudi Arabs of Syria, numbering 1,470,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bedouin, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 16,150,000 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Najdi Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Saudi 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.


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