Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Tuareg

Language: Tayart Tamajeq - (thz)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Niger

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Population: 420,000

Global Population: 420,000

PEID: 13592

ROP: 100161

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Air Tuareg of Niger, numbering 420,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tuareg people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Niger. Their primary language is Tayart Tamajeq. The primary religion practiced by the Air Tuareg is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.

Bible Translations: Available

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