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People > Ethnic groups > A note: Countries Compared

COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Albania in 1989, other estimates of the Greek population ranged from 1% (official Albanian statistics) to 12% (from a Greek organization)
Armenia as of the end of 1993, virtually all Azeris had emigrated from Armenia
Azerbaijan almost all Armenians live in the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosniak has replaced Muslim as an ethnic term in part to avoid confusion with the religious term Muslim - an adherent of Islam
Christmas Island no indigenous population (2001)
Congo, Republic of the Europeans estimated at 8,500, mostly French, before the 1997 civil war; may be half that in 1998, following the widespread destruction of foreign businesses in 1997
Greece the Greek Government states there are no ethnic divisions in Greece
Moldova internal disputes with ethnic Slavs in the Transnistrian region
Namibia about 50% of the population belong to the Ovambo tribe and 9% to the Kavangos tribe; other ethnic groups are: Herero 7%, Damara 7%, Nama 5%, Caprivian 4%, Bushmen 3%, Baster 2%, Tswana 0.5%
United Arab Emirates less than 20% are UAE citizens (1982)
United States a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the US Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean a person of Latin American descent (including persons of Cuban, Mexican, or Puerto Rican origin) living in the US who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.)
Virgin Islands West Indian (45% born in the Virgin Islands and 29% born elsewhere in the West Indies) 74%, US mainland 13%, Puerto Rican 5%, other 8%

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Ethnic groups > A note. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbook, December 2003. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Ethnic-groups/A-note

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