• RELIGION: ISLAM - FOLK ISLAM



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 399

Population: 173,233,070

Unreached people groups: 343

UPG population: 168,444,770

Unengaged UPGs: 101

UUPG population: 6,916,670

Number of countries: 50


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: 399

Population: 173,233,070

Unreached people groups: 343

UPG population: 168,444,770

Unengaged UPGs: 101

UUPG population: 6,916,670

Number of countries: 50