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 64 results.
PG 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
Arab, Lebanese (Christian)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantChristianity - Roman CatholicNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)625,185
Egyptian CoptEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEgyptianChristianity - OrthodoxEgyptian Arabic - (arz)350,000
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - ShiaMesopotamian Arabic - (acm)342,776
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - SunniNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)350,982
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomali Somali - (som)320,319
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniMoroccan Arabic - (ary)315,593
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismHebrew - (heb)244,942
AssyrianIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianity - Other / MarginalAssyrian Neo-Aramaic - (aii)238,220
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
Arab, Syrian (Christian)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantChristianity - OrthodoxNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)225,249
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, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)187,202
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)143,245
Arab, Jordanian (Christian)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantChristianity - OrthodoxSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)111,121
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - SunniNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)118,552
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
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniAlgerian Arabic - (arq)116,353
Jew, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)62,500
Arab, Palestinian (Christian)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantChristianity - OrthodoxSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)72,645
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)67,425
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaTa'izzi-Adeni Arabic - (acq)61,105
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, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)47,623

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