• RELIGION: ISLAM - FOLK ISLAM



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 416

Population: 183,242,290

Unreached people groups: 357

UPG population: 177,984,815

Unengaged UPGs: 102

UUPG population: 7,490,740

Number of countries: 38


Base Religion: Islam

Description: Folk Islam is a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional monotheistic religion and animistic pagan superstition. Adherents of folk Islam will observe various superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


People groups: 416

Population: 183,242,290

Unreached people groups: 357

UPG population: 177,984,815

Unengaged UPGs: 102

UUPG population: 7,490,740

Number of countries: 38