• PEOPLE CLUSTER: AFRO-CARIBBEAN

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By The Masters View / Howard Erickson

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 58

Population: 17,250,350

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 293,200

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 157,200

Number of countries: 26


Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

Overview: Afro-Caribbeans are Caribbean people who trace their full or partial ancestry to Africa. Their ancestors were taken from Africa to the Caribbean islands via the trans-Atlantic slave trade between the 15th and 19th centuries. People groups within this cluster share a variety of English, Dutch or French-based creole languages.

Peoples within this cluster: Afro-Caribbean, generic; Afro-Guyanese; Afro-Trinidadian; Antillean Creole, Papiamentu; Barbadians; Beke White Creole; Black Creole; Guadeloupean Creole French; Guianese Mulatto; Haitian; Lesser Antillean Creole; Montserratans; Nicaraguan Creole; Saint Lucian; Surinamese Creole; Surinamese, Dutch-Speaking; Tobagonian Creole English Speakers; West Indian Black

Countries where they are found: Aruba; Barbados; Bermuda; Canada; Cuba; Curacao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; France; French Guiana; Germany; Guadeloupe; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands; Nicaragua; Saint Lucia; Sint Maarten; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom; United States


People groups: 58

Population: 17,250,350

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 293,200

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 157,200

Number of countries: 26