People Group Highlights

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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 PeoplesChineseBuddhism - MahayanaYue 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)3,600
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslam - SunniMaay - (ymm)20,000
Jew, SkverUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000
Jew, GerrerPolandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)5,000
Jew, BobovPolandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)50,000
Jew, ViznitzUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000
Jew, SatmarRomaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)75,000
Jew, BreslovUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)5,000
YiddishUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern 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

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