• RELIGION: ISLAM - FOLK ISLAM



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 396

Population: 189,497,225

Unreached people groups: 328

UPG population: 181,531,475

Unengaged UPGs: 99

UUPG population: 9,091,925

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: 396

Population: 189,497,225

Unreached people groups: 328

UPG population: 181,531,475

Unengaged UPGs: 99

UUPG population: 9,091,925

Number of countries: 50