Quick Answer: What Race Is Most Common In The World?

What are the main races in the world?

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.

What percent of the world is Caucasian?

Census and social definitions in different regions

Total population
850,000,000+ 11.5% of the total world population (world population of 7.5 billion). (not counting partial European descent)
Regions with significant populations
United States243,832,540

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What is the second largest ethnic group in the world?

Interestingly, while there are only a handful of US states where Native Americans form the second largest group, most Canadian provinces count First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people as their second largest ethnic group.

What race is the most dominant?

As of July 2016, White Americans are the racial majority. African Americans are the largest racial minority, comprising an estimated 12.7% of the population. Hispanic and Latino Americans are the largest ethnic minority, comprising an estimated 17.8% of the population.

What country has the oldest population?


What are the 4 human races?

The mid-twentieth century racial classification by American anthropologist Carleton S. Coon, divided humanity into five races:

  • Caucasoid (White) race.
  • Negroid (Black) race.
  • Capoid (Bushmen/Hottentots) race.
  • Mongoloid (Oriental/Amerindian) race.
  • Australoid (Australian Aborigine and Papuan) race.