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PEID: 42660

ROP: 100427

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Baharna Arabic - (abv)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Bahrain

Also found in: Canada; Iran; Kuwait; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; United States; Yemen

Population: 128,000

Global Population: 4,356,500

PEID: 42660

ROP: 100427

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Bahraini Sunni Arabs of Bahrain, numbering 128,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,356,500 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Baharna Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Bahraini Sunni 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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