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 1-30 of 83 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNubianIslam - SunniSudanese Arabic - (apd)4,300
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
MabaanSouth SudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantMabaan - (mfz)3,100
AnuakSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsAnuak - (anu)3,900
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicChristianity - Other / MarginalZande (individual language) - (zne)13,500
BambaraMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-BambaraIslamBambara - (bam)5,300
BariSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantBari - (bfa)4,000
BasothoLesothoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Sotho-TswanaChristianity - ProtestantSouthern Sotho - (sot)275
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - IndependentTswana - (tsn)2,100
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)17,295
Caboverdian MesticoCabo VerdeSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman CatholicKabuverdianu - (kea)45,250
Central AfricansCentral African RepublicSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAdamawa-UbangiChristianity - ProtestantFrench - (fra)250
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChadic IslamFrench - (fra)6,270
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianityLingala - (lin)41,065
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianityEfik - (efi)6,500
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianity - Roman CatholicFang (Equatorial Guinea) - (fan)350
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsEwe - (ewe)2,100
FulaniSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamAdamawa Fulfulde - (fub)16,870
Fulbe FutaSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPular - (fuf)8,900
Fouta TooroSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPulaar - (fuc)2,600
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)1,530
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)116,455
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIgboChristianityIgbo - (ibo)224,795
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsFrench - (fra)12,800
JulaIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-JulaIslam - SunniDyula - (dyu)5,300
Jur ModoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsJur Modo - (bex)2,000
KalikoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicIslam - SunniKeliko - (kbo)200
Krio, Sierra LeoneanSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African Krio - (kri)13,670
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)72,733
Luba-LuluaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LubaChristianity - IndependentLuba-Lulua - (lua)5,800

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