• RELIGION: ISLAM - FOLK ISLAM



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 398

Population: 173,843,795

Unreached people groups: 342

UPG population: 169,053,670

Unengaged UPGs: 100

UUPG population: 6,943,070

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: 398

Population: 173,843,795

Unreached people groups: 342

UPG population: 169,053,670

Unengaged UPGs: 100

UUPG population: 6,943,070

Number of countries: 50