Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim

Language: Rohingya - (rhg)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: Malaysia; Myanmar; United States

Population: 908,000

Global Population: 1,587,500

PEID: 49351

ROP: 102170

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity

Overview: The Rohingya of Bangladesh, numbering 908,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,587,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Rohingya. The primary religion practiced by the Rohingya 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.

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