• PEOPLE NAME: ARABS OF NEW ZEALAND

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PEID: 18478

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: New Zealand

Also found in: Argentina; Australia; Austria; Barbados; Brazil; Burundi; Comoros; Congo (Kinshasa); Denmark; Dominica; Ecuador; Ethiopia; Ghana; Greece; India; Jamaica; Kenya; Malaysia; Maldives; Malta; Oman; Pakistan; South Africa; Switzerland; Tanzania; United Kingdom

Population: 16,500

Global Population: 3,376,700


PEID: 18478

ROP: 100425

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Arabs of New Zealand, numbering 16,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,376,700 in 27 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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