Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: Standard Arabic - (arb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Lebanon

Also found in: Canada; France; Germany; Greece; Guadeloupe; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Martinique; Netherlands; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Sweden; Syria; Türkiye; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 507,000

Global Population: 24,060,950

PEID: 42761

ROP: 109662

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Syrian Arabs of Lebanon, numbering 507,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 24,060,950 in 19 countries. Their primary language is Standard Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Syrian 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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