Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Shuwa

Language: Sudanese Arabic - (apd)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Chad; Nigeria

Population: 132,000

Global Population: 2,171,000

PEID: 42848

ROP: 108972

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Shuweihat of Sudan, numbering 132,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Shuwa people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,171,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Sudanese Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Shuweihat 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Available