• AFFINITY BLOC: NORTH AMERICAN PEOPLES


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 277

Population: 258,652,030

Unreached people groups: 24

UPG population: 760,500

Unengaged UPGs: 19

UUPG population: 107,300

Number of clusters: 4

Number of countries: 31

 

Overview: The North American Peoples affinity bloc includes the original indigenous people groups and the long-settled Caucasians and African-Americans, but does not include recent immigrant groups or the many Spanish speaking peoples classified within the Latin-Caribbean American bloc.

  -- Patrick Johnstone, "Affinity Blocs and People Clusters", in Mission Frontiers, March-April 2007, p. 11

People clusters: Afro-American, Anglophone; Anglo-American; Inuit; North American Indigenous

Countries where they are found: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; British Virgin Islands; Canada; Cayman Islands; Costa Rica; Curacao; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Fiji; French Guiana; Greenland; Grenada; Guyana; Haiti; Iceland; Marshall Islands; Mexico; Micronesia; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Singapore; Sint Maarten; Suriname; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States


People groups: 277

Population: 258,652,030

Unreached people groups: 24

UPG population: 760,500

Unengaged UPGs: 19

UUPG population: 107,300

Number of clusters: 4

Number of countries: 31