Ethnic Groups in Vietnam - Listed By Population (as of The 1999 Census)

Listed By Population (as of The 1999 Census)

  1. Kinh (also called Viet, the largest ethnic group in Vietnam) 86.2%
  2. Tày (Tay) - The largest minority in Vietnam 1.9%
  3. Thái (Thai) 1.7%
  4. Mường - Closest to Kinh Vietnamese, other half of Viet–Muong language family 1.5%
  5. Khmer Krom (Khmer, Khơ Me Crộm) 1.4%
  6. Hoa (Chinese) 1.1%
  7. Nùng 1.1%
  8. H'Mông (Hmong, Hơ-mông, Mong; formerly known as Mèo) - Also known as Miao in China 1%
  9. Dao - Yao people, also known as Mien, many speak Iu Mien language, distant relatives of Hmong
  10. Gia Rai (Jarai, J'rai)
  11. Ê Đê (Rhade)
  12. Ba Na (Bahnar)
  13. Sán Chay (San Chay, Cao Lan)
  14. Chăm - Descendants of the Champa kingdom in southern Vietnam
  15. Xơ Đăng (Sedang, Xo Dang)
  16. Sán Dìu (San Diu)
  17. Hrê (H're)
  18. Cờ Ho
  19. Ra Glai (Raglai)
  20. M'Nông
  21. Thổ (Tho) - Related to Kinh Vietnamese
  22. Xtiêng (Stieng)
  23. Khơ Mú (Khmu)
  24. Bru-Vân Kiều
  25. Giáy
  26. Cơ Tu
  27. Giẻ Triêng
  28. Tà Ôi (Ta Oi)
  29. Mạ
  30. Co
  31. Chơ Ro
  32. Hà Nhì (Hani)
  33. Xinh Mun (Xinh-mun)
  34. Chu Ru (Chru)
  35. Lao - People from Laos
  36. La Chí
  37. Phù Lá
  38. La Hủ
  39. Kháng
  40. Lự
  41. Pà Thẻn
  42. Lô Lô (Lo Lo, Yi)
  43. Chứt - related to Vietnamese, only 2000-4000 people
  44. Mảng
  45. Cờ Lao (Gelao)
  46. Bố Y (Buyei)
  47. La Ha
  48. Cống (Cong)
  49. Ngái
  50. Si La
  51. Pu Péo
  52. Brâu
  53. Rơ Măm
  54. Ơ Đu

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