World Christian Encyclopedia Online

Get access

(956 words)

Ethnolinguistic peoples are defined as a distinct homogeneous ethnic group within a single country, speaking their own mother tongue. The two tables below present the Christian presence in the world’s ethnolinguistic peoples in two contexts. First, the world’s peoples are simply sorted by size with the 50 largest listed. The number of countries that have a significant population is presented, along with their population…

Cite this page
“Peoples”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 11 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2020

▲   Back to top   ▲