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PEID: 12284

ROP: 108627

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Yemeni

Language: Sanaani Arabic - (ayn)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Yemen

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Population: 12,130,000

Global Population: 12,130,000

PEID: 12284

ROP: 108627

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Northern Yemeni Arabs of Yemen, numbering 12,130,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Yemeni people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Yemen. Their primary language is Sanaani Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Yemeni Arabs is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.

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