• RELIGION: ISLAM - FOLK ISLAM



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 397

Population: 174,996,320

Unreached people groups: 341

UPG population: 170,165,520

Unengaged UPGs: 100

UUPG population: 7,714,795

Number of countries: 50


Base Religion: Islam

Description: Folk Islam is a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional monotheistic religion and animistic pagan superstition. Adherents of folk Islam will observe various superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


People groups: 397

Population: 174,996,320

Unreached people groups: 341

UPG population: 170,165,520

Unengaged UPGs: 100

UUPG population: 7,714,795

Number of countries: 50