Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Caucasus

Language: Chechen - (che)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Austria

Also found in: Belgium; Georgia; Germany; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Russia; Uzbekistan

Population: 30,000

Global Population: 1,491,300

PEID: 48858

ROP: 102059

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Chechens of Austria, numbering 30,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Caucasus people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,491,300 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Chechen. The primary religion practiced by the Chechens 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: Not Available