• PEOPLE NAME: BENGALI SUNNI MUSLIMS OF BANGLADESH

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PEID: 1156

ROP: 111658

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim - Other

Language: Bengali - (ben)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Bangladesh

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Population: 88,320,000

Global Population: 88,320,000


PEID: 1156

ROP: 111658

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Bengali Sunni Muslims of Bangladesh, numbering 88,320,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bangladesh. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Bengali Sunni Muslims 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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