Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Sanaani Arabic - (ayn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Djibouti

Also found in: Kuwait; Oman; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates

Population: 76,000

Global Population: 1,656,500

PEID: 42682

ROP: 100431

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Omani Arabs of Djibouti, numbering 76,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,656,500 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Sanaani Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Omani 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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