People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 102 results.
StatusPG 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
AlgonquinsCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousEthnic ReligionsAlgonquin - (alq)1,415
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
Deaf CanadiansCanadaDeaf PeoplesDeafDeaf - GenericEthnic ReligionsAmerican Sign Language - (ase)175,000
MayanBelizeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsMopán Maya - (mop)4,695
PentlatchCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousEthnic ReligionsEnglish - (eng)60
TanzanianTanzaniaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African, generic Sukuma - (suk)4,065
ChipewyanCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNorth American IndigenousEthnic ReligionsChipewyan - (chp)6,900
ChamCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesChamEthnic ReligionsWestern Cham - (cja)10,100
Tai LuChinaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesTaiEthnic ReligionsLü - (khb)4,600
YaoChinaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesYao-MienEthnic ReligionsKim Mun - (mji)26,500
PiapocoColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansSouth American IndigenousEthnic ReligionsPiapoco - (pio)125
PuinaveColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansSouth American IndigenousEthnic ReligionsPuinave - (pui)300
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaOromoEthnic ReligionsWest Central Oromo - (gaz)37,745
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsEwe - (ewe)2,100
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsGa - (gaa)1,800
Kanjobal, EasternGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsQ'anjob'al - (kjb)23,000
MamGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsMam - (mam)70,400
ChujGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsChuj - (cac)400
QuicheGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsK'iche' - (quc)253,500
CakchiquelGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansOther Central American IndigenousEthnic ReligionsKaqchikel - (cak)124,000
KekchiGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsKekchí - (kek)9,680
PoptiGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansMayaEthnic ReligionsPopti' - (jac)14,500
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicEthnic ReligionsMandaic - (mid)1,500
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsFrench - (fra)12,800
Hmong, NjuaLaosEast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMiao / HmongEthnic ReligionsHmong Njua - (hnj)110,830
Hmong, WhiteLaosEast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMiao / HmongEthnic ReligionsHmong Daw - (mww)180,000
KhuenLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMon-KhmerEthnic ReligionsKhuen - (khf)3,100

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