People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 35 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslam - SunniEnglish - (eng)595
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslam - SunniNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)11,685
SenegaleseSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlantic-Wolof French - (fra)6,335
AcehIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesAceh of SumatraIslam - SunniAchinese - (ace)385
AdygheJordanCentral Asia PeoplesEurasian PeoplesCaucasusIslam - SunniAdyghe - (ady)6,200
Albanian, GhegKosovoEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesAlbanianIslam - SunniGheg Albanian - (aln)80,765
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesAlbanianIslam - SunniTosk Albanian - (als)126,270
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniAlgerian Arabic - (arq)63,910
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - SunniAfar - (aar)875
Arab, GulfOmanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslam - SunniGulf Arabic - (afb)50,000
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LibyanIslam - SunniLibyan Arabic - (ayl)11,710
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniMoroccan Arabic - (ary)155,915
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - SunniNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)209,840
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslam - SunniBengali - (ben)250,065
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBihariIslam - SunniBhojpuri - (bho)150
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticIslam - SunniTigre - (tig)45,430
Hausa Muslim (Nigerien)NigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanHausaIslam - SunniHausa - (hau)2,850
JavaneseIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesJawaIslam - SunniJavanese - (jav)925
JulaMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-JulaIslam - SunniDyula - (dyu)5,300
KalikoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicIslam - SunniKeliko - (kbo)200
KarachayRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesEurasian PeoplesCaucasusIslam - SunniKarachay-Balkar - (krc)5,100
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesKazakhIslam - SunniKazakh - (kaz)25,865
Kurd, BehdiniIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslam - SunniNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)1,100
KyrgyzKyrgyzstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesKyrgyzIslam - SunniKirghiz - (kir)2,861
Malay, BruneiBruneiSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesBorneo-KalimantanIslam - SunniBrunei - (kxd)5,700
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-BambaraIslam - SunniFrench - (fra)14,530
Mauritanian, MaureMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, HassaniyaIslam - SunniHassaniyya - (mey)11,605
Meskhetian TurkGeorgiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkishIslam - SunniTurkish - (tur)12,500
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNubianIslam - SunniSudanese Arabic - (apd)4,300
PashtunAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPashtunIslam - SunniNorthern Pashto - (pbu)26,700

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