• PEOPLE NAME: SYRIAN ARABS OF SAUDI ARABIA

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PEID: 42801

ROP: 109662

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: South Levantine Arabic - (ajp)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Saudi Arabia

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

Population: 822,000

Global Population: 23,761,000


PEID: 42801

ROP: 109662

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Syrian Arabs of Saudi Arabia, numbering 822,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 23,761,000 in 19 countries. Their primary language is South Levantine 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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