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
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamDari - (prs)282,815
BalochiIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianBalochIslamSouthern Balochi - (bcc)275
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslamCentral Kurdish - (ckb)40,000
Iranian, PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamIranian Persian - (pes)473,287
TajikPakistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianTajik Tajik - (tgk)2,535
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUral-Siberian Tatar - (tat)9,850
Turkish CypriotCyprusCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkishIslamTurkish - (tur)3,200
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUyghur Uighur - (uig)3,255
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChinese-HuiIslamMandarin Chinese - (cmn)2,100
BosniakBosnia and HerzegovinaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesSlav, SouthernIslamBosnian - (bos)167,915
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEgyptianIslamEgyptian Arabic - (arz)281,250
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, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)143,245
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslamHijazi Arabic - (acw)46,955
Arab, SudaneseSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, SudanIslamSudanese Arabic - (apd)58,895
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)22,430
Arab, Najdi SpokenSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBedouin, ArabianIslamNajdi Arabic - (ars)31,500
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)33,000
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomali Somali - (som)266,534
Somali, Digil-RahawiinSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomaliIslamMaay - (ymm)3,600
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
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
AssameseIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesAssameseIslamAssamese - (asm)1,300
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKashmiriIslamKashmiri - (kas)3,320
MuhajirPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)280,000
RohingyaMyanmar [Burma]South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslamRohingya - (rhg)13,000
SindhiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesSindhi Sindhi - (snd)14,470

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