People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 665 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
TanzanianTanzaniaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African, generic Sukuma - (suk)4,065
ShonaZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Shona Shona - (sna)2,100
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African Seselwa Creole French - (crs)1,035
SenegaleseSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlantic-Wolof French - (fra)6,335
RundiRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianityRundi - (run)1,335
MauritianMauritiusSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanHinduismMorisyen - (mfe)6,695
KenyanKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African, genericChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)8,060
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlanticChristianityFrench - (fra)9,715
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslam - SunniEnglish - (eng)595
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanChristianity - Other / MarginalBini - (bin)2,200
Comorian, MaoreComorosSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamMaore Comorian - (swb)60
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlanticEthnic ReligionsBalanta-Kentohe - (ble)80
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsFrench - (fra)2,665
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamSwahili (individual language) - (swh)85,400
AngolanAngolaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanEthnic ReligionsPortuguese - (por)2,040
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsTwi - (twi)6,545
GreboLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKruEthnic ReligionsSouthern Grebo - (grj)100
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsGa - (gaa)1,800
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianity - Other / MarginalEjagham - (etu)2,500
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericIslamEnglish - (eng)553,000
Hausa Muslim (Nigerien)NigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHausaIslam - SunniHausa - (hau)2,850
AcholiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsAcoli - (ach)2,300
MadiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicEthnic ReligionsMa'di - (mhi)1,100
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Gikuyu-KambaChristianity - Roman CatholicEmbu - (ebu)1,100
KikuyuKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Gikuyu-KambaChristianity - ProtestantKikuyu - (kik)550
FurSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOuaddai-FurIslamFur - (fvr)310
Dinka South SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianitySouth Central Dinka - (dib)4,815
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Shona English - (eng)18,925
ZambianZambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-South English - (eng)8,325
YorubaNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanYoruba Yoruba - (yor)26,340

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