• PEOPLE NAME: ASSYRIANS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 43528

ROP: 100574

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Assyrian / Aramaic

Language: Assyrian Neo-Aramaic - (aii)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: United States

Also found in: Australia; Canada; France; Germany; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Kuwait; Lebanon; Sweden; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom

Population: 83,500

Global Population: 775,200


PEID: 43528

ROP: 100574

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Assyrians of United States, numbering 83,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Assyrian / Aramaic people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 775,200 in 14 countries. Their primary language is Assyrian Neo-Aramaic. The primary religion practiced by the Assyrians is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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