• RELIGION: ISLAM - FOLK ISLAM



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 410

Population: 177,522,315

Unreached people groups: 352

UPG population: 172,234,440

Unengaged UPGs: 102

UUPG population: 6,963,940

Number of countries: 49


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: 410

Population: 177,522,315

Unreached people groups: 352

UPG population: 172,234,440

Unengaged UPGs: 102

UUPG population: 6,963,940

Number of countries: 49