Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s): Ceylon Moor

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sri Lanka

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Population: 1,665,000

Global Population: 1,665,000

PEID: 42297

ROP: 101949

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Sri Lankan Moor of Sri Lanka, numbering 1,665,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sri Lanka. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Sri Lankan Moor 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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