Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: Gulf Arabic - (afb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Australia

Also found in: British Virgin Islands; Cote d’Ivoire; Curacao; Egypt; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Haiti; Portugal; Sweden; Tunisia; Türkiye

Population: 184,000

Global Population: 2,487,185

PEID: 20267

ROP: 109667

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Syro-Lebanese Arabs of Australia, numbering 184,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,487,185 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Gulf Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Syro-Lebanese Arabs is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available