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 82 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsTwi - (twi)6,545
AngolanAngolaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanEthnic ReligionsPortuguese - (por)2,040
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsFrench - (fra)2,665
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlanticEthnic ReligionsBalanta-Kentohe - (ble)80
Comorian, MaoreComorosSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamMaore Comorian - (swb)60
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslam - SunniEnglish - (eng)595
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlanticChristianityFrench - (fra)9,715
KenyanKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African, genericChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)8,060
MauritianMauritiusSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanHinduismMorisyen - (mfe)6,695
RundiRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianityRundi - (run)1,335
Dinka South SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianitySouth Central Dinka - (dib)4,815
PidginNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianityNigerian Pidgin - (pcm)2,800
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianityLingala - (lin)41,065
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianityEfik - (efi)6,500
South AfricanSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African English - (eng)87,500
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuinean Ewe - (ewe)6,315
IgboNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIgboChristianityIgbo - (ibo)224,795
ShonaZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Shona Shona - (sna)2,100
ZambianZambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-South English - (eng)8,325
ZimbabweanZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, ShonaChristianityEnglish - (eng)18,925
Luba-LuluaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LubaChristianity - IndependentLuba-Lulua - (lua)5,800
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - IndependentTswana - (tsn)2,100
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicChristianity - Other / MarginalZande (individual language) - (zne)13,500
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianity - Other / MarginalEjagham - (etu)2,500
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanChristianity - Other / MarginalBini - (bin)2,200
SwaziSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, NguniChristianity - Other / MarginalSwati - (ssw)550
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan African Seselwa Creole French - (crs)1,035
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesGermanicChristianity - ProtestantAfrikaans - (afr)67,185
LiberianLiberiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - ProtestantEnglish - (eng)72,733
MalagasyMadagascarSub-Saharan African PeoplesMalay PeoplesMalagasyChristianity - ProtestantPlateau Malagasy - (plt)3,225

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