• PEOPLE NAME: OMANI ARABS OF UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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PEID: 12245

ROP: 100431

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Omani Arabic - (acx)

Alternate Name(s): Omani Arab

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United Arab Emirates

Also found in: Djibouti; Kuwait; Oman; Saudi Arabia

Population: 116,000

Global Population: 1,324,500


PEID: 12245

ROP: 100431

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Omani Arabs of United Arab Emirates, numbering 116,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,324,500 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Omani Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Omani Arabs is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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