• PEOPLE NAME: GUJARATIS OF MALDIVES

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PEID: 6161

ROP: 104845

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim - Other

Language: Gujarati - (guj)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Maldives

Also found in: Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Mozambique; Oman; Zambia

Population: 1,100

Global Population: 239,700


PEID: 6161

ROP: 104845

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Gujaratis of Maldives, numbering 1,100, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 239,700 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Gujarati. The primary religion practiced by the Gujaratis 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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