Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Ethio-Semitic

Language: Tigrinya - (tir)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Orthodox

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Canada; Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Germany; Italy

Population: 58,500

Global Population: 10,324,500

PEID: 42854

ROP: 110050

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Tigrai of Sudan, numbering 58,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ethio-Semitic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 10,324,500 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Tigrinya. The primary religion practiced by the Tigrai is Orthodox Christianity.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available