• RELIGION: ISLAM - FOLK ISLAM



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 396

Population: 184,300,600

Unreached people groups: 339

UPG population: 179,372,700

Unengaged UPGs: 98

UUPG population: 7,828,425

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: 184,300,600

Unreached people groups: 339

UPG population: 179,372,700

Unengaged UPGs: 98

UUPG population: 7,828,425

Number of countries: 50