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: Other Religions - Druze

Country: Jordan

Also found in: Israel; Lebanon; Syria; United States

Population: 24,000

Global Population: 511,000

PEID: 47059

ROP: 102733

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Druze of Jordan, numbering 24,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 511,000 in 5 countries. Their primary language is South Levantine Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Druze is Druze, an offshoot of the Ismailism school of Shia Islam. Druze beliefs and practices are so distant from the main body of Muslim beliefs that they are no longer classified as a branch of Islam.

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