People Group Highlights

(We are working weekly to add new People Groups and People Group Profiles to the following list. If you do not see one that you are looking for, we welcome your submitting a new people group and/or a people group profile. Or, if you have a suggestion or recommendation on a completed profile, we welcome your feedback.)


Displaying 1-11 of 11 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslam - SunniNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)11,685
Jew, MashadiIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)10,000
YazidisIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdEthnic Religions - Other / MarginalNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)1,050
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamDari - (prs)282,815
BalochiIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianBalochIslamSouthern Balochi - (bcc)275
Iranian, PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamIranian Persian - (pes)473,287
TajikPakistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianTajik Tajik - (tgk)2,535
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslamCentral Kurdish - (ckb)40,000
Southern LuriIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianLuri-BakhtiariIslam - ShiaSouthern Luri - (luz)50
Kurd, BehdiniIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslam - SunniNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)1,100
PashtunAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPashtunIslam - SunniNorthern Pashto - (pbu)26,700

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