Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Yemeni

Language: Ta’izzi-Adeni Arabic - (acq)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Yemen

Also found in: Saudi Arabia

Population: 4,155,000

Global Population: 4,364,000

PEID: 12295

ROP: 110053

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Tihama Yemeni Arabs of Yemen, numbering 4,155,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Yemeni people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,364,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Ta’izzi-Adeni Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Tihama Yemeni 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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