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
Somali, Digil-RahawiinSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomaliIslamMaay - (ymm)100
Arab, Southern YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaTa'izzi-Adeni Arabic - (acq)180
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - SunniAfar - (aar)875
Arab, Hadhramout YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaHadrami Arabic - (ayh)310
Jew, SpanishSpainNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismLadino - (lad)310
SenayaIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianitySenaya - (syn)450
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicEthnic ReligionsMandaic - (mid)1,500
MabaanSouth SudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantMabaan - (mfz)3,100
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNubianIslam - SunniSudanese Arabic - (apd)4,300
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LibyanIslam - SunniLibyan Arabic - (ayl)11,710
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)22,430
Jew, MashadisUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)10,000
Mauritanian, MaureMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, HassaniyaIslam - SunniHassaniyya - (mey)11,605
Jew, TehraniIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)13,400
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniAlgerian Arabic - (arq)63,910
Arab, Northern YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaSanaani Arabic - (ayn)16,000
Arab, Najdi SpokenSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBedouin, ArabianIslamNajdi Arabic - (ars)31,500
Arab, GulfOmanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslam - SunniGulf Arabic - (afb)50,000
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaTa'izzi-Adeni Arabic - (acq)35,945
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticIslam - SunniTigre - (tig)45,430
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaOromoEthnic ReligionsWest Central Oromo - (gaz)37,745
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)33,000
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslamHijazi Arabic - (acw)46,955
Arab, SudaneseSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, SudanIslamSudanese Arabic - (apd)58,895

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