People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 51 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
West AfricanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African - GenericIslamEnglish - (eng)553,000
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUyghur Uighur - (uig)3,255
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu Muslim Urdu - (urd)584,136
UdukSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticIslamUduk - (udu)375
Turkish CypriotCyprusCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkishIslamTurkish - (tur)3,200
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUral-Siberian Tatar - (tat)9,850
TajikPakistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianTajik Tajik - (tgk)2,535
SoninkeMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSoninkeIslamSoninke - (snk)5,300
Somali, Digil-RahawiinSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomaliIslamMaay - (ymm)3,600
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomali Somali - (som)266,534
SindhiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesSindhi Sindhi - (snd)14,470
RohingyaMyanmar [Burma]South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslamRohingya - (rhg)13,000
MuhajirPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)280,000
ManinkaGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslamWestern Maninkakan - (mlq)5,300
MandinkaGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslamMandinka - (mnk)2,600
MalayMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesMalayIslamStandard Malay - (zsm)16,940
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslamCentral Kurdish - (ckb)40,000
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKashmiriIslamKashmiri - (kas)3,320
Iranian, PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamIranian Persian - (pes)473,287
IndonesianIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesMalayIslamIndonesian - (ind)94,084
Indian Muslims (Shaikh)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)60,000
FurSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOuaddai-FurIslamFur - (fvr)310
Fulbe FutaSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPular - (fuf)8,900
FulaniSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamAdamawa Fulfulde - (fub)16,870
Fouta TooroSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPulaar - (fuc)2,600
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChinese-HuiIslamMandarin Chinese - (cmn)2,100
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChadic IslamFrench - (fra)6,270
Burkinabe, MossiBurkino FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGurIslamMossi - (mos)2,480
BosniakBosnia and HerzegovinaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesSlav, SouthernIslamBosnian - (bos)167,915

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