Mulatto Haitians

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Mulatto Haitians
Total population
(~500,000[1])
Regions with significant populations
Haiti
Languages
French, Haitian Creole
Religion
Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Afro-Haitian, White Haitian, Marabou

Mulatto (French: mulâtre, Haitian Creole: milat) is a term in Haiti that is historically linked to Haitians who are born to one white parent and one black parent; or to persons of two mulatto parents. Contemporary usage of the term in Haiti is also applied to the bourgeoisie, pertaining to high social and economic stature.

As of 2013, people of mulatto descent are a small minority in Haiti that constitutes 5% of the total population are mulatto and white.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "CIA - The World Factbook -- Haiti". CIA. Archived from the original on 22 August 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-12.