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PEID: 46405

ROP: 106221

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Assyrian / Aramaic

Language: Mesopotamian Arabic - (acm)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Iraq

Also found in: Iran

Population: 30,000

Global Population: 41,000

PEID: 46405

ROP: 106221

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Mandaeans of Iraq, numbering 30,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Assyrian / Aramaic people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 41,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mesopotamian Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Mandaeans is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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