People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Deaf AmericanUnited StatesDeaf PeoplesDeafDeaf - GenericEthnic ReligionsAmerican Sign Language - (ase)1,360,000
Deaf CanadiansCanadaDeaf PeoplesDeafDeaf - GenericEthnic ReligionsAmerican Sign Language - (ase)175,000
MalawianMalawiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)2,350
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericIslamEnglish - (eng)553,000
RomanschItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesSwissChristianityRomansh - (roh)125
Swiss (Alemannisch)SwitzerlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesSwiss Swiss German - (gsw)147,170
Kalderash Vlax RomaniRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesRomanyChristianity - Roman CatholicVlax Romani - (rmy)50,700
Roma (Gypsy)RomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesRomanyChristianity - OrthodoxRomanian - (ron)5,255
English GypsiesUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesRomanyChristianityEnglish - (eng)3,700
Sinte RomaniRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesRomany Sinte Romani - (rmo)3,400
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamSwahili (individual language) - (swh)85,400
Comorian, MaoreComorosSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamMaore Comorian - (swb)60
BasothoLesothoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Sotho-TswanaChristianity - ProtestantSouthern Sotho - (sot)275
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Shona English - (eng)18,925
ShonaZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Shona Shona - (sna)2,100
SwaziSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, NguniChristianity - Other / MarginalSwati - (ssw)550
KikuyuKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Gikuyu-KambaChristianity - ProtestantKikuyu - (kik)550
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Gikuyu-KambaChristianity - Roman CatholicEmbu - (ebu)1,100
ZambianZambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-South English - (eng)8,325
Luba-LuluaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LubaChristianity - IndependentLuba-Lulua - (lua)5,800
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)17,295
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-Lakes Kinyarwanda - (kin)11,000
RundiRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianityRundi - (run)1,335
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianityLingala - (lin)41,065
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianity - Roman CatholicFang (Equatorial Guinea) - (fan)350
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)1,530
French CaribbeanGuadeloupeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAfro-Caribbean, FrancophoneChristianity - Roman CatholicGuadeloupean Creole French - (gcf)24,700
French GuianaFrench GuianaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAfro-Caribbean, FrancophoneChristianity - Roman CatholicGuianese Creole French - (gcr)350
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAfro-Caribbean, FrancophoneChristianityHaitian - (hat)695,995
SurinamerSurinameEuropean PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAfro-Caribbean, DutchChristianity - ProtestantSranan Tongo - (srn)6,500

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