• PEOPLE CLUSTER: ROMANY

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 45

Population: 5,427,600

Unreached people groups: 38

UPG population: 4,928,600

Unengaged UPGs: 12

UUPG population: 376,600

Number of countries: 37


Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

Overview: The Romany people cluster refers to an ethnic group found throughout Europe, widely referred to in English as 'gypsies'. While some sources trace their origins to the Indian Subcontinent, the Romany have been in Europe long enough to develop a distinct identity from other "Gypsy" groups like the Banjara and Domari.

Peoples within this cluster: Fintika Romma, Finnish Kalo; Lyuli; Romani, Balkan; Romani, Balkan, Dzambazi; Romany, Anglo-Romani; Romany, Calo; Romany, Carpathian; Romany, Sinte; Romany, Vlach; Swedish Travellers; Yeniche

Countries where they are found: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Argentina; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Bulgaria; Colombia; Croatia; Cyprus; Czechia; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iran; Italy; Kazakhstan; Kosovo; Latvia; Moldova; North Macedonia; Pakistan; Poland; Romania; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Africa; Sweden; Tajikistan; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States


People groups: 45

Population: 5,427,600

Unreached people groups: 38

UPG population: 4,928,600

Unengaged UPGs: 12

UUPG population: 376,600

Number of countries: 37