People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 94 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
American, Spanish SpeakingUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianitySpanish - (spa)18,716,000
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)11,726,672
Mestizo, South AmericanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianitySpanish - (spa)8,575,000
Puerto RicanPuerto RicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)5,375,099
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)2,018,710
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanic Spanish - (spa)1,005,965
ColombianColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)1,014,580
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAfro-American, HispanicChristianity - Other / MarginalSpanish - (spa)812,715
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAfro-Caribbean, FrancophoneChristianityHaitian - (hat)695,995
GuatemalanGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)574,765
Detribalized AmerindianAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansSouth American IndigenousChristianityEnglish - (eng)429,400
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)413,014
NicaraguanNicaraguaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)359,647
EcuadoranEcuadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansOther Hispanic AmericanChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)364,115
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)308,720
BrazilianBrazilAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansPortuguese, BrazilianChristianity - Other / MarginalPortuguese - (por)308,395
QuicheGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsK'iche' - (quc)253,500
VenezuelanVenezuelaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanic Spanish - (spa)240,165
Garifuna, CaribHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansOther Central American IndigenousChristianityGarifuna - (cab)203,395
YucatecMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsYucateco - (yua)180,000
ArgentineArgentinaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)187,781
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)169,135
Costa RicanCosta RicaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)136,340
CakchiquelGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansOther Central American IndigenousEthnic ReligionsKaqchikel - (cak)124,000
PanamanianPanamaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansOther Central American IndigenousChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)126,650
BolivianBoliviaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansHispanicChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)105,780
ZapotecMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansZapotecoChristianity - Roman CatholicSan Juan Guelavía Zapotec - (zab)100,000
Nahuatl, HuastecaMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansAztecChristianity - Roman CatholicSpanish - (spa)76,000
MamGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsMam - (mam)70,400
TzeltalMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaChristianity - Roman CatholicTzeltal - (tzh)64,100

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