People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 47 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Arab, Shia KuwaitiKuwaitNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslamGulf Arabic - (afb)2,240
BerberMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBerber-RiffIslamMoroccan Arabic - (ary)25,880
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBerber-KabyleIslamKabyle - (kab)1,995
Tigray/Tigrinya EthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-Semitic Tigrinya - (tir)5,975
Jew, South AfricanSouth AfricaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEnglish - (eng)4,000
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniAlgerian Arabic - (arq)63,910
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - SunniAfar - (aar)875
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEgyptianIslamEgyptian Arabic - (arz)281,250
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticIslam - SunniTigre - (tig)45,430
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticChristianity - OrthodoxAmharic - (amh)222,760
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaOromoEthnic ReligionsWest Central Oromo - (gaz)37,745
Jew, TehraniIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)13,400
SenayaIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianitySenaya - (syn)450
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicEthnic ReligionsMandaic - (mid)1,500
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - ShiaMesopotamian Arabic - (acm)159,448
AssyrianIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianity - Other / MarginalAssyrian Neo-Aramaic - (aii)94,196
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)143,245
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismHebrew - (heb)244,942
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)67,425
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)721,275
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)33,000
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LibyanIslam - SunniLibyan Arabic - (ayl)11,710
Mauritanian, MaureMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, HassaniyaIslam - SunniHassaniyya - (mey)11,605
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniMoroccan Arabic - (ary)155,915
Arab, GulfOmanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslam - SunniGulf Arabic - (afb)50,000
Jew, RussianRussiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismRussian - (rus)179,000
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslamHijazi Arabic - (acw)46,955
Arab, Najdi SpokenSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBedouin, ArabianIslamNajdi Arabic - (ars)31,500
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomali Somali - (som)266,534
Somali, Digil-RahawiinSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomaliIslamMaay - (ymm)100

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