• PEOPLE NAME: JALO BERBERS OF LIBYA

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Hassaniya

Language: Hassaniyya - (mey)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Libya

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Population: 44,000

Global Population: 44,000


PEID: 42766

ROP: 104164

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Jalo Berbers of Libya, numbering 44,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Hassaniya people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Libya. Their primary language is Hassaniyya. The primary religion practiced by the Jalo Berbers 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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