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PEID: 18465

ROP: 100425

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Standard Arabic - (arb)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Argentina; Australia; Austria; Barbados; Brazil; Burundi; Comoros; Congo (Kinshasa); Costa Rica; Denmark; Dominica; Ecuador; Ethiopia; Ghana; Greece; India; Jamaica; Kenya; Maldives; Malta; New Zealand; Oman; Pakistan; Rwanda; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Switzerland; Tanzania; Uganda; United Kingdom

Population: 16,500

Global Population: 3,356,275

PEID: 18465

ROP: 100425

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Arabs of Malaysia, numbering 16,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,356,275 in 31 countries. Their primary language is Standard Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the 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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