How many ethnic groups are there in Portugal?

94 % of the population is Portuguese. Brazilians, Black, mixed race and other Europeans each represents about 1.2 % of the total population.

What are the 6 ethnic groups?

The state officially categorizes its population into six groups: white, African American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander, Asian, and Native Hawaiian. From those groups, Americans identity with ethnic groups that are even more specific. More Americans specify as German than any other ethnicity.

What race are the Portuguese?

The Portuguese are a Southwestern European population, with origins predominantly from Southern and Western Europe. The earliest modern humans inhabiting Portugal are believed to have been Paleolithic peoples that may have arrived in the Iberian Peninsula as early as 35,000 to 40,000 years ago.

Are Portuguese Latino or Hispanic?

Presently, the US Census Bureau excludes both the Portuguese and Brazilians under its Hispanic ethnic category (Garcia).

What are the main ethnic groups in Portugal?

94 % of the population is Portuguese. Brazilians, Black, mixed race and other Europeans each represents about 1.2 % of the total population.

What is the rarest race?

There are around 1000 Istro-Romanians, an ethnic group from the peninsula of Istria on the Adriatic coast who claim being descendants of the Romance people living during the days of the Roman Republic/Empire.

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