People Group Highlights

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Displaying 61-83 of 83 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Fulbe FutaSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPular - (fuf)8,900
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)17,295
Krio, Sierra LeoneanSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African Krio - (kri)13,670
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-BambaraIslam - SunniFrench - (fra)14,530
Fouta TooroSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPulaar - (fuc)12,500
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, ShonaChristianityEnglish - (eng)18,925
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicChristianity - Other / MarginalZande (individual language) - (zne)13,500
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsShilluk - (shk)14,900
MandeSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMandeEthnic ReligionsMende (Sierra Leone) - (men)15,000
FulaniSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamAdamawa Fulfulde - (fub)16,870
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianityLingala - (lin)41,065
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslam - SunniMaay - (ymm)20,000
YorubaNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanYoruba Yoruba - (yor)26,340
NuerSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsNuer - (nus)27,500
Caboverdian MesticoCabo VerdeSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman CatholicKabuverdianu - (kea)45,250
South AfricanSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African English - (eng)87,500
Senegalese WolofSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlantic-Wolof Wolof - (wol)64,200
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)72,733
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamSwahili (individual language) - (swh)85,400
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)116,455
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHausaChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)242,205
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIgboChristianityIgbo - (ibo)224,795
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericIslamEnglish - (eng)553,000

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