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
Zuni PuebloUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousChristianityZuni - (zun)6,981
MalayMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesMalayIslamStandard Malay - (zsm)16,940
Zapotec, YalalagMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansZapotecoChristianity - Roman CatholicYalálag Zapotec - (zpu)3,000
Zapotec, Zoogocho-YatzachiMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansZapotecoChristianity - Roman CatholicZoogocho Zapotec - (zpq)1,500
Chin, ZomiMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesKuki-Chin-NagaChristianity - ProtestantZou - (zom)1,750
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicChristianity - Other / MarginalZande (individual language) - (zne)13,500
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
Zapotec, CajonosMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansZapotecoChristianity - Roman CatholicCajonos Zapotec - (zad)425
ZapotecMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansZapotecoChristianity - Roman CatholicSan Juan Guelavía Zapotec - (zab)100,000
Zapotec, Tlacolula ValleyMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansZapotecoChristianity - Roman CatholicSan Juan Guelavía Zapotec - (zab)9,800
Carib Motilon, YukpaColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansSouth American IndigenousChristianity - Roman CatholicYukpa - (yup)700
Upland YumanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousChristianityHavasupai-Walapai-Yavapai - (yuf)2,100
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChineseEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / FolkYue Chinese - (yue)759,620
YucatecMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsYucateco - (yua)180,000
YorubaNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanYoruba Yoruba - (yor)26,340
Somali, Digil-RahawiinSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomaliIslamMaay - (ymm)100
YiddishUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJews Eastern Yiddish - (ydd)226,860
YaquiMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAztecChristianityYaqui - (yaq)22,500
YapeseMicronesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersMicronesianChristianityYapese - (yap)700
YakimaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousChristianityYakama - (yak)10,200
Mixtec, Central TlaxiacoMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMixtecoChristianity - Roman CatholicTijaltepec Mixtec - (xtl)6,110
Nepali, SherpaNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaBuddhismSherpa - (xsr)4,200
Tinne SlaveyCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American Indigenous South Slavey - (xsl)7,000
Oirat, Western MongolMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesMongolianBuddhismKalmyk - (xal)1,700
Chinese, Shanghainese WuChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChineseNon-ReligiousWu Chinese - (wuu)5,825
Sengelese WolofSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlantic-Wolof Wolof - (wol)64,200
WinnebagoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousChristianityHo-Chunk - (win)6,900
Sahaptin, NortheastUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousChristianity - ProtestantWalla Walla - (waa)1,750
FlemishBelgiumEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesGermanicChristianity - Roman CatholicVlaams - (vls)40,500
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesVietnamese Vietnamese - (vie)1,842,393

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