• PEOPLE NAME: URDU OF UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other South Asian

Language: Urdu - (urd)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United Arab Emirates

Also found in: Afghanistan; Bahrain; Belgium; Canada; Denmark; France; Germany; Guyana; Iraq; Ireland; Kuwait; Malaysia; Oman; Pakistan; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Spain; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 1,385,000

Global Population: 21,374,300


PEID: 12261

ROP: 110423

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Urdu of United Arab Emirates, numbering 1,385,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other South Asian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 21,374,300 in 22 countries. Their primary language is Urdu. The primary religion practiced by the Urdu 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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