People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 49 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericIslamEnglish - (eng)553,000
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
Comorian, MaoreComorosSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamMaore Comorian - (swb)60
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamDari - (prs)282,815
BosniakBosnia and HerzegovinaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesSlav, SouthernIslamBosnian - (bos)167,915
Burkinabe, MossiBurkino FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGurIslamMossi - (mos)2,480
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamSwahili (individual language) - (swh)85,400
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChadic IslamFrench - (fra)6,270
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChinese-HuiIslamMandarin Chinese - (cmn)2,100
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUyghur Uighur - (uig)3,255
Turkish CypriotCyprusCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkishIslamTurkish - (tur)3,200
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEgyptianIslamEgyptian Arabic - (arz)281,250
MandinkaGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslamMandinka - (mnk)2,600
ManinkaGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslamWestern Maninkakan - (mlq)5,300
AssameseIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesAssameseIslamAssamese - (asm)1,300
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKashmiriIslamKashmiri - (kas)3,320
Indian Muslims (Shaikh)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)60,000
IndonesianIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesMalayIslamIndonesian - (ind)94,084
BalochiIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianBalochIslamSouthern Balochi - (bcc)275
Iranian, PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamIranian Persian - (pes)473,287
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslamCentral Kurdish - (ckb)40,000
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)143,245
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)67,425
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)721,275
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)33,000
MalayMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesMalayIslamStandard Malay - (zsm)16,940
BisayaMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesBorneo-KalimantanIslamSabah Bisaya - (bsy)6,190
BambaraMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-BambaraIslamBambara - (bam)5,300

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