Ethnic groups of Southeast Asia

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The ethnic groups of Southeast Asia comprise many different linguistic stocks. Apart from Negrito, which is a physical description, they are here arranged according to the family their languages belong to. Besides indigenous Southeast Asians, many East Asians and South Asians call Southeast Asia their home. The total Southeast Asian population stands at 655 million (2019).[1][2]

Austro-Asiatic[edit]

Distribution of Austroasiatic languages

Vietic[edit]

Austronesian[edit]

Negrito peoples[edit]

Sino-Tibetan[edit]

Tibeto-Burman[edit]

Distribution of Sino-Tibetan languages

Hua[edit]

Hui[edit]

Hmong–Mien[edit]

Distribution of Hmong–Mien languages

Kra-Dai[edit]

Distribution of Kra–Dai languages

Indo-Aryan and Dravidian[edit]

Indo Aryan[edit]

Indo-Aryan and Dravidian[edit]

Arabian[edit]

Eurasian[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""World Population prospects – Population division"". population.un.org. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  2. ^ ""Overall total population" – World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision" (xslx). population.un.org (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "走访沙巴"山东村"甲必丹记略". 美國中文作家協會 (in Chinese). 2019-06-21. Retrieved 2019-11-11.