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
AcholiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsAcoli - (ach)2,300
AnuakSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsAnuak - (anu)3,900
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNubianIslam - SunniSudanese Arabic - (apd)4,300
BambaraMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-BambaraIslamBambara - (bam)5,300
Jur ModoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsJur Modo - (bex)2,000
BariSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantBari - (bfa)4,000
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanChristianity - Other / MarginalBini - (bin)2,200
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlanticEthnic ReligionsBalanta-Kentohe - (ble)80
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African Seselwa Creole French - (crs)1,035
Dinka South SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianitySouth Central Dinka - (dib)4,815
JulaIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-JulaIslam - SunniDyula - (dyu)5,300
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Gikuyu-KambaChristianity - Roman CatholicEmbu - (ebu)1,100
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianityEfik - (efi)6,500
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)72,733
MalawianMalawiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)2,350
NamibianNamibiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanEthnic ReligionsEnglish - (eng)1,450
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericIslamEnglish - (eng)553,000
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHausaChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)242,205
South AfricanSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African English - (eng)87,500
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslam - SunniEnglish - (eng)595
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)116,455
KenyanKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African, genericChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)8,060
ZambianZambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-South English - (eng)8,325
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, ShonaChristianityEnglish - (eng)18,925
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianity - Other / MarginalEjagham - (etu)2,500
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsEwe - (ewe)2,100
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuinean Ewe - (ewe)6,315
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianity - Roman CatholicFang (Equatorial Guinea) - (fan)350
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-BambaraIslam - SunniFrench - (fra)14,530
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)17,295

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