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People > Ethnic groups: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry provides a rank ordering of ethnic groups starting with the largest and normally includes the percent of total population..

COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
AfghanistanAfghanistan Pashtun 42%, Tajik 27%, Hazara 9%, Uzbek 9%, Aimak 4%, Turkmen 3%, Baloch 2%, other 4%
AlbaniaAlbania Albanian 95%, Greek 3%, other 2% (Vlach, Roma (Gypsy), Serb, Macedonian, Bulgarian)
AlgeriaAlgeria Arab-Berber 99%, European less than 1%
American SamoaAmerican Samoa native Pacific islander 91.6%, Asian 2.8%, white 1.1%, mixed 4.2%, other 0.3%
AndorraAndorra Spanish 43%, Andorran 33%, Portuguese 11%, French 7%, other 6%
AngolaAngola Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%
AnguillaAnguilla black (predominant) 90.1%, mixed, mulatto 4.6%, white 3.7%, other 1.5%
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ black 91%, mixed 4.4%, white 1.7%, other 2.9%
ArgentinaArgentina white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry), Amerindian, or other non-white groups 3%
ArmeniaArmenia Armenian 93%, Azeri 1%, Russian 2%, other (mostly Yezidi Kurds) 4%; note: as of the end of 1993, virtually all Azeris had emigrated from Armenia
ArubaAruba mixed white/Caribbean Amerindian 80%, other 20%
AustraliaAustralia white 92%, Asian 7%, aboriginal and other 1%
AustriaAustria German 88.5%, indigenous minorities 1.5% (includes Croatians, Slovenes, Hungarians, Czechs, Slovaks, Roma), recent immigrant groups 10% (includes Turks, Bosnians, Serbians, Croatians)
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan Azeri 90.6%, Dagestani 2.2%, Russian 1.8%, Armenian 1.5%, other 3.9%
BahrainBahrain Bahraini 46%, non-Bahraini 54%
BangladeshBangladesh Bengali 98%, other 2% (includes tribal groups, non-Bengali Muslims)
BarbadosBarbados black 90%, white 4%, Asian and mixed 6%
BelarusBelarus Belarusian 83.7%, Russian 8.3%, Polish 3.1%, Ukrainian 1.7%, other 3.2%
BelgiumBelgium Fleming 58%, Walloon 31%, mixed or other 11%
BelizeBelize mestizo 48.7%, Creole 24.9%, Maya 10.6%, Garifuna 6.1%, other 9.7%
BeninBenin Fon and related 39.2%, Adja and related 15.2%, Yoruba and related 12.3%, Bariba and related 9.2%, Peulh and related 7%, Ottamari and related 6.1%, Yoa-Lokpa and related 4%, Dendi and related 2.5%, other 1.6% (includes Europeans), unspecified 2.9%
BermudaBermuda black 53.8%, white 31%, mixed 7.5%, other races 7.1%, unspecified 0.6%
BhutanBhutan Bhote 50%, ethnic Nepalese 35% (includes Lhotsampas - one of several Nepalese ethnic groups), indigenous or migrant tribes 15%
BoliviaBolivia Quechua 30%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 30%, Aymara 25%, white 15%
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ Bosniak 48%, Serb 37.1%, Croat 14.3%, other 0.6%
BotswanaBotswana Tswana (or Setswana) 79%, Kalanga 11%, Basarwa 3%, other, including Kgalagadi and white 7%
BrazilBrazil white 53.7%, mulatto (mixed white and black) 38.5%, black 6.2%, other (includes Japanese, Arab, Amerindian) 0.9%, unspecified 0.7%
British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. black 82%, white 6.8%, other 11.2% (includes Indian and mixed)
BruneiBrunei Malay 66.3%, Chinese 11.2%, indigenous 3.4%, other 19.1%
BulgariaBulgaria Bulgarian 76.9%, Turk 8%, Roma 4.4%, other 0.7% (including Macedonian, Armenian, Tatar, Circassian), other (unknown) 10%
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso Mossi over 40%, other approximately 60% (includes Gurunsi, Senufo, Lobi, Bobo, Mande, and Fulani)
BurmaBurma Burman 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%, other 5%
BurundiBurundi Hutu (Bantu) 85%, Tutsi (Hamitic) 14%, Twa (Pygmy) 1%, Europeans 3,000, South Asians 2,000
CambodiaCambodia Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, Chinese 1%, other 4%
CameroonCameroon Cameroon Highlanders 31%, Equatorial Bantu 19%, Kirdi 11%, Fulani 10%, Northwestern Bantu 8%, Eastern Nigritic 7%, other African 13%, non-African less than 1%
CanadaCanada British Isles origin 28%, French origin 23%, other European 15%, Amerindian 2%, other, mostly Asian, African, Arab 6%, mixed background 26%
Cape VerdeCape Verde Creole (mulatto) 71%, African 28%, European 1%
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands mixed 40%, white 20%, black 20%, expatriates of various ethnic groups 20%
Central African RepublicCentral Africa Baya 33%, Banda 27%, Mandjia 13%, Sara 10%, Mboum 7%, M'Baka 4%, Yakoma 4%, other 2%
ChadChad Sara 27.7%, Arab 12.3%, Mayo-Kebbi 11.5%, Kanem-Bornou 9%, Ouaddai 8.7%, Hadjarai 6.7%, Tandjile 6.5%, Gorane 6.3%, Fitri-Batha 4.7%, other 6.4%, unknown 0.3%
ChileChile white and white-Amerindian 95.4%, Mapuche 4%, other indigenous groups 0.6%
ChinaChina Han Chinese 91.5%, Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uighur, Tujia, Yi, Mongol, Tibetan, Buyi, Dong, Yao, Korean, and other nationalities 8.5%
Christmas IslandXmas Island Chinese 70%, European 20%, Malay 10%
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands Europeans, Cocos Malays
ColombiaColombia mestizo 58%, white 20%, mulatto 14%, black 4%, mixed black-Amerindian 3%, Amerindian 1%
ComorosComoros Antalote, Cafre, Makoa, Oimatsaha, Sakalava
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the Kongo 48%, Sangha 20%, M'Bochi 12%, Teke 17%, Europeans and other 3%
Cook IslandsCook Islands Cook Island Maori (Polynesian) 87.7%, part Cook Island Maori 5.8%, other 6.5%
Costa RicaCosta Rica white (including mestizo) 94%, black 3%, Amerindian 1%, Chinese 1%, other 1%
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire Akan 42.1%, Voltaiques or Gur 17.6%, Northern Mandes 16.5%, Krous 11%, Southern Mandes 10%, other 2.8% (includes 130,000 Lebanese and 14,000 French)
CroatiaCroatia Croat 89.6%, Serb 4.5%, Bosniak 0.5%, Hungarian 0.4%, Slovene 0.3%, Czech 0.2%, Roma 0.2%, Albanian 0.1%, Montenegrin 0.1%, others 4.1%
CubaCuba white 65.1%, mulatto and mestizo 24.8%, black 10.1%
CyprusCyprus Greek 77%, Turkish 18%, other 5%
Czech RepublicCzech Republic Czech 63.7%, Moravian 4.9%, Slovak 1.4%, other 30%
Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. over 200 African ethnic groups of which the majority are Bantu; the four largest tribes - Mongo, Luba, Kongo (all Bantu), and the Mangbetu-Azande (Hamitic) make up about 45% of the population
DenmarkDenmark Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali
DjiboutiDjibouti Somali 60%, Afar 35%, other 5% (includes French, Arab, Ethiopian, and Italian)
DominicaDominica black 86.8%, mixed 8.9%, Carib Amerindian 2.9%, white 0.8%, other 0.7%
Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. mixed 73%, white 16%, black 11%
East TimorEast Timor Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian), Papuan, small Chinese minority
EcuadorEcuador mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 65%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish and others 7%, black 3%
EgyptEgypt Egyptian 99.6%, other 0.4%
El SalvadorEl Salvador mestizo 90%, white 9%, Amerindian 1%
Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea Fang 85.7%, Bubi 6.5%, Mdowe 3.6%, Annobon 1.6%, Bujeba 1.1%, other 1.4%
EritreaEritrea nine recognized ethnic groups: Tigrinya 55%, Tigre 30%, Saho 4%, Kunama 2%, Rashaida 2%, Bilen 2%, other (Afar, Beni Amir, Nera) 5%
EstoniaEstonia Estonian 68.7%, Russian 25.6%, Ukrainian 2.1%, Belarusian 1.2%, Finn 0.8%, other 1.6%
EthiopiaEthiopia Oromo 34.5%, Amara 26.9%, Somalie 6.2%, Tigraway 6.1%, Sidama 4%, Guragie 2.5%, Welaita 2.3%, Hadiya 1.7%, Affar 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, Gedeo 1.3%, other 11.3%
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands British
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands Scandinavian
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia Chuukese 48.8%, Pohnpeian 24.2%, Kosraean 6.2%, Yapese 5.2%, Yap outer islands 4.5%, Asian 1.8%, Polynesian 1.5%, other 6.4%, unknown 1.4%
FijiFiji Fijian 57.3% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.6%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 3.9% (European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese)
FinlandFinland Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.6%, Russian 0.5%, Estonian 0.3%, Roma (Gypsy) 0.1%, Sami 0.1%
FranceFrance Celtic and Latin with Teutonic, Slavic, North African, Indochinese, Basque minorities
overseas departments: black, white, mulatto, East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian
French GuianaFrench Guiana black or mulatto 66%, white 12%, East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian 12%, other 10%
French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia Polynesian 78%, Chinese 12%, local French 6%, metropolitan French 4%
GabonGabon Bantu tribes, including four major tribal groupings (Fang, Bapounou, Nzebi, Obamba); other Africans and Europeans, 154,000, including 10,700 French and 11,000 persons of dual nationality
Gaza StripGaza Strip Palestinian Arab
GeorgiaGeorgia Georgian 83.8%, Azeri 6.5%, Armenian 5.7%, Russian 1.5%, other 2.5%
GermanyGermany German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish)
GhanaGhana Akan 47.5%, Mole-Dagbon 16.6%, Ewe 13.9%, Ga-Dangme 7.4%, Gurma 5.7%, Guan 3.7%, Grusi 2.5%, Mande-Busanga 1.1%, other 1.6%
GibraltarGibraltar Spanish, Italian, English, Maltese, Portuguese, German, North Africans
GreeceGreece population: Greek 93%, other (foreign citizens) 7%
GreenlandGreenland Inuit 89%, Danish and other 11%
GrenadaGrenada black 82%, mixed black and European 13%, European and East Indian 5%, and trace of Arawak/Carib Amerindian
GuadeloupeGuadeloupe black or mulatto 90%, white 5%, East Indian, Lebanese, Chinese less than 5%
GuamGuam Chamorro 37.1%, Filipino 26.3%, other Pacific islander 11.3%, white 6.9%, other Asian 6.3%, other ethnic origin or race 2.3%, mixed 9.8%
GuatemalaGuatemala Mestizo (mixed Amerindian-Spanish - in local Spanish called Ladino) and European 59.4%, K'iche 9.1%, Kaqchikel 8.4%, Mam 7.9%, Q'eqchi 6.3%, other Mayan 8.6%, indigenous non-Mayan 0.2%, other 0.1%
GuernseyGuernsey British and Norman-French descent with small percentages from other European countries
GuineaGuinea Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau African 99% (includes Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%
GuyanaGuyana East Indian 43.5%, black (African) 30.2%, mixed 16.7%, Amerindian 9.1%, other 0.5%
HaitiHaiti black 95%, mulatto and white 5%
Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City Italians, Swiss, other
HondurasHonduras mestizo (mixed Amerindian and European) 90%, Amerindian 7%, black 2%, white 1%
Hong KongHong Kong Chinese 93.6%, Filipino 1.9%, Indonesian 1.9%, other 2.6%
HungaryHungary Hungarian 92.3%, Roma 1.9%, other or unknown 5.8%
IcelandIceland homogeneous mixture of descendants of Norse and Celts 94%, population of foreign origin 6%
IndiaIndia Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3%
IndonesiaIndonesia Javanese 40.6%, Sundanese 15%, Madurese 3.3%, Minangkabau 2.7%, Betawi 2.4%, Bugis 2.4%, Banten 2%, Banjar 1.7%, other or unspecified 29.9%
IranIran Persian 61%, Azeri 16%, Kurd 10%, Lur 6%, Baloch 2%, Arab 2%, Turkmen and Turkic tribes 2%, other 1%
IraqIraq Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20%, Turkoman, Assyrian, or other 5%
IrelandIreland Irish 87.4%, other white 7.5%, Asian 1.3%, black 1.1%, mixed 1.1%, unspecified 1.6%
Isle of ManIsle of Man Manx (Norse-Celtic descent), Britons
IsraelIsrael Jewish 76.4% (of which Israel-born 67.1%, Europe/America-born 22.6%, Africa-born 5.9%, Asia-born 4.2%), non-Jewish 23.6% (mostly Arab)
ItalyItaly Italian (includes small clusters of German-, French-, and Slovene-Italians in the north and Albanian-Italians and Greek-Italians in the south)
JamaicaJamaica black 91.2%, mixed 6.2%, other or unknown 2.6%
JapanJapan Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%
JerseyJersey Jersey 51.1%, Britons 34.8%, Irish, French, and other white 6.6%, Portuguese/Madeiran 6.4%, other 1.1%
JordanJordan Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian 1%
KazakhstanKazakhstan Kazakh (Qazaq) 63.1%, Russian 23.7%, Uzbek 2.8%, Ukrainian 2.1%, Uighur 1.4%, Tatar 1.3%, German 1.1%, other 4.5%
KenyaKenya Kikuyu 22%, Luhya 14%, Luo 13%, Kalenjin 12%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 6%, other African 15%, non-African (Asian, European, and Arab) 1%
KiribatiKiribati Micronesian 98.8%, other 1.2%
KosovoKosovo Albanians 92%, other (Serb, Bosniak, Gorani, Roma, Turk, Ashkali, Egyptian) 8%
KuwaitKuwait Kuwaiti 45%, other Arab 35%, South Asian 9%, Iranian 4%, other 7%
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan Kyrgyz 64.9%, Uzbek 13.8%, Russian 12.5%, Dungan 1.1%, Ukrainian 1%, Uygur 1%, other 5.7%
LaosLaos Lao 55%, Khmou 11%, Hmong 8%, other (over 100 minor ethnic groups) 26%
LatviaLatvia Latvian 59.3%, Russian 27.8%, Belarusian 3.6%, Ukrainian 2.5%, Polish 2.4%, Lithuanian 1.3%, other 3.1%
LebanonLebanon Arab 95%, Armenian 4%, other 1%
LesothoLesotho Sotho 99.7%, Europeans, Asians, and other 0.3%,
LiberiaLiberia Kpelle 20.3%, Bassa 13.4%, Grebo 10%, Gio 8%, Mano 7.9%, Kru 6%, Lorma 5.1%, Kissi 4.8%, Gola 4.4%, other 20.1%
LibyaLibya Berber and Arab 97%, other 3% (includes Greeks, Maltese, Italians, Egyptians, Pakistanis, Turks, Indians, and Tunisians)
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein Liechtensteiner 65.6%, other 34.4%
LithuaniaLithuania Lithuanian 84%, Polish 6.6%, Russian 5.9%, Belarusian 1.2%, other or unspecified 2.3%
LuxembourgLuxembourg Luxembourger 63.1%, Portuguese 13.3%, French 4.5%, Italian 4.3%, German 2.3%, other EU 7.3%, other 5.2%
MacauMacau Chinese 92.4%, other 7.6% (includes Macanese - mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry)
MadagascarMadagascar Malayo-Indonesian (Merina and related Betsileo), Cotiers (mixed African, Malayo-Indonesian, and Arab ancestry - Betsimisaraka, Tsimihety, Antaisaka, Sakalava), French, Indian, Creole, Comoran
MalawiMalawi Chewa 32.6%, Lomwe 17.6%, Yao 13.5%, Ngoni 11.5%, Tumbuka 8.8%, Nyanja 5.8%, Sena 3.6%, Tonga 2.1%, Ngonde 1%, other 3.5%
MalaysiaMalaysia Malay 50.4%, Chinese 23.7%, indigenous 11%, Indian 7.1%, others 7.8%
MaldivesMaldives South Indians, Sinhalese, Arabs
MaliMali Mande 50% (Bambara, Malinke, Soninke), Peul 17%, Voltaic 12%, Songhai 6%, Tuareg and Moor 10%, other 5%
MaltaMalta Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)
Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. Marshallese 92.1%, mixed Marshallese 5.9%, other 2%
MartiniqueMartinique African and African-white-Indian mixture 90%, white 5%, East Indian and Chinese less than 5%
MauritaniaMauritania mixed Moor/black 40%, Moor 30%, black 30%
MauritiusMauritius Indo-Mauritian 68%, Creole 27%, Sino-Mauritian 3%, Franco-Mauritian 2%
MayotteMayotte NA
MexicoMexico mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%
MoldovaMoldova Moldovan/Romanian 78.2%, Ukrainian 8.4%, Russian 5.8%, Gagauz 4.4%, Bulgarian 1.9%, other 1.3%
MonacoMonaco French 47%, Monegasque 16%, Italian 16%, other 21%
MongoliaMongolia Mongol (mostly Khalkha) 94.9%, Turkic (mostly Kazakh) 5%, other (including Chinese and Russian) 0.1%
MontenegroMontenegro Montenegrin 43%, Serbian 32%, Bosniak 8%, Albanian 5%, other (Muslims, Croats, Roma (Gypsy)) 12%
MontserratMontserrat black, white
MoroccoMorocco Arab-Berber 99%, other 1%
MozambiqueMozambique African 99.66% (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, and others), Europeans 0.06%, Euro-Africans 0.2%, Indians 0.08%
NamibiaNamibia black 87.5%, white 6%, mixed 6.5%
NauruNauru Nauruan 58%, other Pacific Islander 26%, Chinese 8%, European 8%
NepalNepal Chhettri 15.5%, Brahman-Hill 12.5%, Magar 7%, Tharu 6.6%, Tamang 5.5%, Newar 5.4%, Muslim 4.2%, Kami 3.9%, Yadav 3.9%, other 32.7%, unspecified 2.8%
NetherlandsNetherlands Dutch 80.7%, EU 5%, Indonesian 2.4%, Turkish 2.2%, Surinamese 2%, Moroccan 2%, Caribbean 0.8%, other 4.8%
Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles mixed black 85%, other 15% (includes Carib Amerindian, white, East Asian)
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia Melanesian 44.1%, European 34.1%, Wallisian & Futunian 9%, Tahitian 2.6%, Indonesian 2.5%, Vietnamese 1.4%, Ni-Vanuatu 1.1%, other 5.2%
New ZealandNew Zealand European 56.8%, Asian 8%, Maori 7.4%, Pacific islander 4.6%, mixed 9.7%, other 13.5%
NicaraguaNicaragua mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 69%, white 17%, black 9%, Amerindian 5%
NigerNiger Haoussa 55.4%, Djerma Sonrai 21%, Tuareg 9.3%, Peuhl 8.5%, Kanouri Manga 4.7%, other 1.2%
NigeriaNigeria Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
NiueNiue Niuen 78.2%, Pacific islander 10.2%, European 4.5%, mixed 3.9%, Asian 0.2%, unspecified 3%
Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island descendants of the Bounty mutineers, Australian, New Zealander, Polynesian
North KoreaNorth Korea racially homogeneous; there is a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese
Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana Asian 56.3%, Pacific islander 36.3%, Caucasian 1.8%, other 0.8%, mixed 4.8%
NorwayNorway Norwegian 94.4% (includes Sami, about 60,000), other European 3.6%, other 2% (2007 estimate)
OmanOman Arab, Baluchi, South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi), African
PakistanPakistan Punjabi 44.68%, Pashtun (Pathan) 15.42%, Sindhi 14.1%, Sariaki 8.38%, Muhajirs 7.57%, Balochi 3.57%, other 6.28%
PalauPalau Palauan (Micronesian with Malayan and Melanesian admixtures) 69.9%, Filipino 15.3%, Chinese 4.9%, other Asian 2.4%, white 1.9%, Carolinian 1.4%, other Micronesian 1.1%, other or unspecified 3.2%
PanamaPanama mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6%
Papua New GuineaPapua NG Melanesian, Papuan, Negrito, Micronesian, Polynesian
ParaguayParaguay mestizo (mixed Spanish and Amerindian) 95%, other 5%
PeruPeru Amerindian 45%, mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 37%, white 15%, black, Japanese, Chinese, and other 3%
PhilippinesPhilippines Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3%
Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian wives
PolandPoland Polish 96.7%, German 0.4%, Belarusian 0.1%, Ukrainian 0.1%, other and unspecified 2.7%
PortugalPortugal homogeneous Mediterranean stock; citizens of black African descent who immigrated to mainland during decolonization number less than 100,000; since 1990 East Europeans have entered Portugal
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico white (mostly Spanish origin) 76.2%, black 6.9%, Asian 0.3%, Amerindian 0.2%, mixed 4.4%, other 12%
QatarQatar Arab 40%, Indian 18%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%
Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. Macedonian 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turkish 3.9%, Roma (Gypsy) 2.7%, Serb 1.8%, other 2.2%
ReunionReunion French, African, Malagasy, Chinese, Pakistani, Indian
RomaniaRomania Romanian 89.5%, Hungarian 6.6%, Roma 2.5%, Ukrainian 0.3%, German 0.3%, Russian 0.2%, Turkish 0.2%, other 0.4%
RussiaRussia Russian 79.8%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 2%, Bashkir 1.2%, Chuvash 1.1%, other or unspecified 12.1%
RwandaRwanda Hutu (Bantu) 84%, Tutsi (Hamitic) 15%, Twa (Pygmy) 1%
Saint BarthelemySt Barthelemy white, Creole (mulatto), black, Guadeloupe Mestizo (French-East Asia)
Saint HelenaSaint Helena African descent 50%, white 25%, Chinese 25%
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha African descent 50%, white 25%, Chinese 25%
Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ predominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia black 82.5%, mixed 11.9%, East Indian 2.4%, other or unspecified 3.1%
Saint MartinSaint Martin Creole (mulatto), black, Guadeloupe Mestizo (French-East Asia), white, East Indian
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ Basques and Bretons (French fishermen)
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ black 66%, mixed 19%, East Indian 6%, European 4%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 3%
SamoaSamoa Samoan 92.6%, Euronesians (persons of European and Polynesian blood) 7%, Europeans 0.4%
San MarinoSan Marino Sammarinese, Italian
Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ mestico, angolares (descendants of Angolan slaves), forros (descendants of freed slaves), servicais (contract laborers from Angola, Mozambique, and Cabo Verde), tongas (children of servicais born on the islands), Europeans (primarily Portuguese)
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Arab 90%, Afro-Asian 10%
SenegalSenegal Wolof 43.3%, Pular 23.8%, Serer 14.7%, Jola 3.7%, Mandinka 3%, Soninke 1.1%, European and Lebanese 1%, other 9.4%
SerbiaSerbia Serb 82.9%, Hungarian 3.9%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.4%, Yugoslavs 1.1%, Bosniaks 1.8%, Montenegrin 0.9%, other 8%
Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ Serb 82.9%, Hungarian 3.9%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.4%, Yugoslavs 1.1%, Bosniaks 1.8%, Montenegrin 0.9%, other 8%
SeychellesSeychelles mixed French, African, Indian, Chinese, and Arab
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 20 African ethnic groups 90% (Temne 30%, Mende 30%, other 30%), Creole (Krio) 10% (descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area in the late-18th century), refugees from Liberia's recent civil war, small numbers of Europeans, Lebanese, Pakistanis, and Indians
SingaporeSingapore Chinese 76.8%, Malay 13.9%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4%
SlovakiaSlovakia Slovak 85.8%, Hungarian 9.7%, Roma 1.7%, Ruthenian/Ukrainian 1%, other and unspecified 1.8%
SloveniaSlovenia Slovene 83.1%, Serb 2%, Croat 1.8%, Bosniak 1.1%, other or unspecified 12%
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands Melanesian 94.5%, Polynesian 3%, Micronesian 1.2%, other 1.1%, unspecified 0.2%
SomaliaSomalia Somali 85%, Bantu and other non-Somali 15% (including 30,000 Arabs)
South AfricaSouth Africa black African 79%, white 9.6%, colored 8.9%, Indian/Asian 2.5%
South KoreaSouth Korea homogeneous (except for about 20,000 Chinese)
South SudanSouth Sudan Dinka, Kakwa, Bari, Azande, Shilluk, Kuku, Murle, Mandari, Didinga, Ndogo, Bviri, Lndi, Anuak, Bongo, Lango, Dungotona, Acholi
SpainSpain composite of Mediterranean and Nordic types
Sri LankaSri Lanka Sinhalese 73.8%, Sri Lankan Moors 7.2%, Indian Tamil 4.6%, Sri Lankan Tamil 3.9%, other 0.5%, unspecified 10% (2001 census provisional data)
SudanSudan Sudanese Arab (approximately 70%), Fur, Beja, Nuba, Fallata
SurinameSuriname Hindustani (also known locally as "East Indians"; their ancestors emigrated from northern India in the latter part of the 19th century) 37%, Creole (mixed white and black) 31%, Javanese 15%, "Maroons" (their African ancestors were brought to the country in the 17th and 18th centuries as slaves and escaped to the interior) 10%, Amerindian 2%, Chinese 2%, white 1%, other 2%
SvalbardSvalbard Norwegian 55.4%, Russian and Ukrainian 44.3%, other 0.3%
SwazilandSwaziland African 97%, European 3%
SwedenSweden indigenous population: Swedes with Finnish and Sami minorities; foreign-born or first-generation immigrants: Finns, Yugoslavs, Danes, Norwegians, Greeks, Turks
SwitzerlandSwitzerland German 65%, French 18%, Italian 10%, Romansch 1%, other 6%
SyriaSyria Arab 90.3%, Kurds, Armenians, and other 9.7%
TaiwanTaiwan Taiwanese (including Hakka) 84%, mainland Chinese 14%, indigenous 2%
TajikistanTajikistan Tajik 79.9%, Uzbek 15.3%, Russian 1.1%, Kyrgyz 1.1%, other 2.6%
TanzaniaTanzania mainland - African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab); Zanzibar - Arab, African, mixed Arab and African
ThailandThailand Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, other 11%
The BahamasThe Bahamas black 85%, white 12%, Asian and Hispanic 3%
The GambiaThe Gambia African 99% (Mandinka 42%, Fula 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, other 4%), non-African 1%
TogoTogo African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) 99%, European and Syrian-Lebanese less than 1%
TokelauTokelau Polynesian
TongaTonga Polynesian, Europeans
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ Indian (South Asian) 40%, African 37.5%, mixed 20.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 0.8%
TunisiaTunisia Arab 98%, European 1%, Jewish and other 1%
TurkeyTurkey Turkish 70-75%, Kurdish 18%, other minorities 7-12%
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan Turkmen 85%, Uzbek 5%, Russian 4%, other 6%
Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ black 87.6%, white 7.9%, mixed 2.5%, East Indian 1.3%, other 0.7%
TuvaluTuvalu Polynesian 96%, Micronesian 4%
UgandaUganda Baganda 16.9%, Banyankole 9.5%, Basoga 8.4%, Bakiga 6.9%, Iteso 6.4%, Langi 6.1%, Acholi 4.7%, Bagisu 4.6%, Lugbara 4.2%, Bunyoro 2.7%, other 29.6%
UkraineUkraine Ukrainian 77.8%, Russian 17.3%, Belarusian 0.6%, Moldovan 0.5%, Crimean Tatar 0.5%, Bulgarian 0.4%, Hungarian 0.3%, Romanian 0.3%, Polish 0.3%, Jewish 0.2%, other 1.8%
United Arab EmiratesUAE Emirati 19%, other Arab and Iranian 23%, South Asian 50%, other expatriates (includes Westerners and East Asians) 8%
United KingdomUnited Kingdom white (of which English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%, Northern Irish 2.9%) 92.1%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6%
United StatesUnited States white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61% (July 2007 estimate)
UruguayUruguay white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian (practically nonexistent)
UzbekistanUzbekistan Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5%
VanuatuVanuatu Ni-Vanuatu 98.5%, other 1.5% (1999 Census)
VenezuelaVenezuela Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arab, German, African, indigenous people
VietnamVietnam Kinh (Viet) 85.7%, Tay 1.9%, Thai 1.8%, Muong 1.5%, Khmer 1.5%, Mong 1.2%, Nung 1.1%, others 5.3%
Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands black 76.2%, white 13.1%, Asian 1.1%, other 6.1%, mixed 3.5%
Wallis and FutunaWallis+ Polynesian
West BankWest Bank Palestinian Arab and other 83%, Jewish 17%
Western SaharaWestern Sahara Arab, Berber
YemenYemen predominantly Arab; but also Afro-Arab, South Asians, Europeans
ZambiaZambia African 98.7%, European 1.1%, other 0.2%
ZimbabweZimbabwe African 98% (Shona 82%, Ndebele 14%, other 2%), mixed and Asian 1%, white less than 1%

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Ethnic groups", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Ethnic-groups

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Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Agricultural machinery > Tractors, Arable land > Hectares, Agricultural growth and 306 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, Full name

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Transport prices > Gas/petrol > 1 litre, Real estate prices > Interest rate, Real estate prices > Apartment purchase price per sqm > Outside city centre and 50 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Rapes, Murders > Per capita, Total crimes and 155 more

Disasters

The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Tsunami > Death toll, Tsunami > Foreigners death toll, Tsunami > Funds pledged and 43 more

Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP per capita, GDP, Population below poverty line and 3530 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Literacy > Total population, Average IQ, Tertiary enrollment and 511 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Oil > Consumption, Electricity > Consumption per capita, Oil > Production and 2359 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Marine fish catch, Ecological footprint, CO2 Emissions and 249 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Natural resources, Area > Comparative, Area > Land and 79 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Legal system, Capital city > Geographic coordinates, Constitution and 323 more

Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Obesity, Abortions, Teenage pregnancy and 350 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Car > Production, Manufacturing output, Heavy truck > Production and 88 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Unemployment rate, Strikes, Agricultural workers > Male and 323 more

Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Spanish speakers, French status and 13 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Happiness net, Cannabis use, Happiness level > Very happy and 103 more

Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Personal computers > Per capita, Television viewing, Broadcast media and 319 more

Military

Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

TOP STATS: WMD > Missile, Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49, Military expenditures and 175 more

People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Ethnic groups, Divorce rate and 628 more

Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Islam > Percentage Muslim, Religions > All and 26 more

Sports

Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, FIFA World Ranking > Men, World Cup Totals > Wins and 508 more

Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Background, 2002 Bali bombings > Deaths, Convention on hostages and 30 more

Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Pipelines > Condensate/gas, Pipelines > Gas, Roadways > Paved and 376 more

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I was looking for Uzbekistan, and it wasnt on the list.

Posted on 31 May 2009

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