• PEOPLE CLUSTER: PORTUGUESE, EUROPEAN

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By Diogo Mendes

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 27

Population: 13,268,100

Unreached people groups: 20

UPG population: 11,712,200

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 50,000

Number of countries: 26


Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

Overview: The Portuguese are a nation and ethnic group native to the country of Portugal, on the western edge of the Iberian peninsula in southwest Europe. Their native language is Portuguese and the dominant religion is Roman Catholicism. The European Portuguese people cluster encompasses the ethnic Portuguese of Portugal along with subgroups of related peoples such as the Mirandes and Azoreans.

Peoples within this cluster: Azorean; Mirandes; Portuguese

Countries where they are found: Andorra; Argentina; Australia; Belgium; Brazil; Cabo Verde; Canada; Congo (Brazzaville); Congo (Kinshasa); France; Germany; Guinea-Bissau; Jersey; Luxembourg; Malawi; Mozambique; Portugal; Senegal; South Africa; Spain; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela; Zambia; Zimbabwe


People groups: 27

Population: 13,268,100

Unreached people groups: 20

UPG population: 11,712,200

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 50,000

Number of countries: 26