• PEOPLE CLUSTER: GERMANIC

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By Tatian Meusel

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 94

Population: 118,839,570

Unreached people groups: 64

UPG population: 113,884,100

Unengaged UPGs: 20

UUPG population: 528,100

Number of countries: 45


Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

Overview: The Germanic people cluster encompasses people groups that share a common German heritage and speak either standard German or one of more than 40 living Germanic languages among which Dutch, Bavarian, Vlaams, Mainfrankisch, Afrikaans, Hunsrik, and Swiss German count the most speakers.

Peoples within this cluster: Afrikaner; Alsatian; Austrian, Bavarian; Dutch; Eastern Frisian; Fleming; Frisian; German; Hunsrik; Hutterite; Liechtensteiner, German-Speaking; Luxemburger; Mainfrankisch; Northern Frisian; Pennsylvania Dutch; Plautdietsch; Saxon, Low; Saxon, Upper; Surinamese, Dutch-Speaking; Swabian

Countries where they are found: Angola; Aruba; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Belize; Bolivia; Botswana; Brazil; Canada; Congo (Kinshasa); Curacao; Czechia; Denmark; France; Germany; Hungary; Italy; Kazakhstan; Lesotho; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Mexico; Namibia; Netherlands; New Zealand; Paraguay; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russia; Rwanda; Singapore; Sint Maarten; Slovenia; South Africa; Spain; Suriname; Swaziland; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States; Zambia; Zimbabwe


People groups: 94

Population: 118,839,570

Unreached people groups: 64

UPG population: 113,884,100

Unengaged UPGs: 20

UUPG population: 528,100

Number of countries: 45