People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)721,275
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismHebrew - (heb)244,942
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomali Somali - (som)266,534
YiddishUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)226,860
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticChristianity - OrthodoxAmharic - (amh)222,760
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEgyptianIslamEgyptian Arabic - (arz)281,250
Jew, RussianRussiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismRussian - (rus)179,000
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - SunniNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)209,840
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)143,245
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - ShiaMesopotamian Arabic - (acm)159,448
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniMoroccan Arabic - (ary)155,915
AssyrianIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianity - Other / MarginalAssyrian Neo-Aramaic - (aii)94,196
Jew, SatmarRomaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)75,000
Jew, BukharicUzbekistanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismBukharic - (bhh)72,000
Jew, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)62,500
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)67,425
Jew, BlackUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEnglish - (eng)51,000
Jew, BobovPolandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)50,000
Jew, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismJudeo-Yemeni Arabic - (jye)50,000
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaTa'izzi-Adeni Arabic - (acq)46,893
Arab, SudaneseSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, SudanIslamSudanese Arabic - (apd)58,895
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslamHijazi Arabic - (acw)46,955
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)33,000
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaOromoEthnic ReligionsWest Central Oromo - (gaz)37,745
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticIslam - SunniTigre - (tig)45,430
Arab, GulfOmanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslam - SunniGulf Arabic - (afb)50,000
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
Jew, SkverUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000
Jew, ViznitzUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000

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