• PEOPLE CLUSTER: AFRO-AMERICAN, NORTHERN

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By Malik Cooper

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 64

Population: 48,332,850

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 246,400

Unengaged UPGs: 12

UUPG population: 61,400

Number of countries: 36


Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples

Overview: The Northern Afro-American people cluster encompasses those people groups whose ethnic heritage is mostly pure African Negro or full-blooded Negro. African-Americans are the major people group but there are a number of other groups with an Afro- prefix followed by the relevant nationality. A majority are English speakers though there is some mixture of English-based Pidgin-Creoles.

Peoples within this cluster: African American; Afro-Bahamian; Afro-Caribbean, generic; Afro-Grenadian; Afro-Guyanese; Afro-Trinidadian; Aluku; Antiguan; Antilles English-Speaking; Aukan, Ndjuka; Bahamian; Barbadians; Caymanian; East Indian; Gullah; Jamaican; Kwinti; Montserratans; Mulatto, Creole Speakers; Saramaccan; Turks and Caicos Creole English Speakers; Vincentian, Creole-Speaking; Virgin Islanders; West Indian Black

Countries where they are found: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Canada; Cayman Islands; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominica; French Guiana; Germany; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Guyana; Jamaica; Montserrat; Panama; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sint Maarten; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela


People groups: 64

Population: 48,332,850

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 246,400

Unengaged UPGs: 12

UUPG population: 61,400

Number of countries: 36