About the Region
Serving as a theological center for both Sunni and Shi’a Muslims, the Arab Gulf’s strategic place in the harvest cannot be overstated. Major events in this small region reverberate throughout the entire Muslim world.
Thanks to aggressive economic growth in countries like the United Arab Emirates, there’s a window of opportunity for obtaining residency in many Gulf nations. Highly skilled and qualified workers willing to go and serve long-term will find unprecedented ease of access in this region.
- Population: 49 million people
- Approximately 65% Muslim
- Estimated 73 Muslim unengaged people groups of 10,000+
- The birthplace and pocketbook of Islam
- 50 cities of over 100,000 people, 27 of them in Saudi Arabia alone