People Group Highlights

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Displaying 61-90 of 677 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Burkinabe, MossiBurkino FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGurIslamMossi - (mos)2,480
MabaanSouth SudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantMabaan - (mfz)3,100
MozambicanMozambiqueSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Makua-YaoChristianity - Roman CatholicPortuguese - (por)4,800
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - IndependentTswana - (tsn)2,100
Hausa Muslim (Nigerien)NigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHausaIslam - SunniHausa - (hau)2,850
NamibianNamibiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanEthnic ReligionsEnglish - (eng)1,450
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericIslamEnglish - (eng)553,000
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianity - Other / MarginalEjagham - (etu)2,500
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsGa - (gaa)1,800
GreboLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKruEthnic ReligionsSouthern Grebo - (grj)100
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)17,295
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHausaChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)242,205
NiloticKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantLuo (Kenya and Tanzania) - (luo)4,300
Caboverdian MesticoCabo VerdeSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman CatholicKabuverdianu - (kea)45,250
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNubianIslam - SunniSudanese Arabic - (apd)4,300
NuerSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsNuer - (nus)27,500
Central AfricansCentral African RepublicSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAdamawa-UbangiChristianity - ProtestantFrench - (fra)250
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChadic IslamFrench - (fra)6,270
PidginNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianityNigerian Pidgin - (pcm)2,800
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianityLingala - (lin)41,065
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-Lakes Kinyarwanda - (kin)11,000
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianityEfik - (efi)6,500
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianity - Roman CatholicFang (Equatorial Guinea) - (fan)350
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsTwi - (twi)6,545
AngolanAngolaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanEthnic ReligionsPortuguese - (por)2,040
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsEwe - (ewe)2,100
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsShilluk - (shk)14,900
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamSwahili (individual language) - (swh)85,400
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsFrench - (fra)2,665
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlanticEthnic ReligionsBalanta-Kentohe - (ble)80

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