Race and ethnicity in Colombia descends mainly from three racial groups—Amerindians, Europeans, and Africans—that have mingled throughout the last 500 years of the country’s history.
What are the 5 ethnic groups?
The revised standards contain five minimum categories for race: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and White. There are two categories for ethnicity: “Hispanic or Latino” and “Not Hispanic or Latino.”
What are the top 5 ethnic groups in America?
The most recent United States Census officially recognized five racial categories (White or European American; Black or African American; Asian American; American Indian/Alaska Native; and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) as well as people of two or more races.
What are the 2 major ethnic groups?
American people cite a variety of ethnic backgrounds. The US is a multi-racial and multi-ethnic country.
Percentage of Races in America.
|Rank||Ethnicity||Percentage of Population|
|2||Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||12.30%|
|3||Mexican (of any race)||10.90%|