Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Assyrian / Aramaic

Language: Turoyo - (tru)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Türkiye

Also found in: Netherlands; Syria; United Kingdom

Population: 17,000

Global Population: 72,900

PEID: 24589

ROP: 110313

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Syrian Aramaic of Türkiye, numbering 17,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Assyrian / Aramaic people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 72,900 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Turoyo. The primary religion practiced by the Syrian Aramaic is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available