• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BEDOUIN, ARABIAN


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 12

Population: 18,548,000

Unreached people groups: 12

UPG population: 18,548,000

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 4,438,500

Number of countries: 9


Affinity Bloc: Arab World

Overview: The Bedouin are part of a predominantly desert-dwelling Arabian ethnic group traditionally divided into tribes or clans. The term 'Bedouin' derives from the Arabic 'badawi' which means semiarid desert. The four Bedouin people groups that comprise the Arabian Bedouin people cluster are primarily found in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Islam is the religion of each of these Arabian Bedouin people groups.

Peoples within this cluster: Arab, Bedouin; Arab, Saudi - Najdi; Bedouin, Levantine; Bedouin, Red Sea Coast

Countries where they are found: Canada; Egypt; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia; Syria; United States


People groups: 12

Population: 18,548,000

Unreached people groups: 12

UPG population: 18,548,000

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 4,438,500

Number of countries: 9