There are various ethnic groups in Senegal:
- Wolof (41.3%), Fula (17.8%), Serer (15.7%) who includes the Saafi, Ndut, Laalaa, Niominka, Palor, etc.
- Mandinka (14%) and small ethnic groups related to the Mandinka that includes Malinké, Sossé, Bambara, Dyula, Yalunka and Jakhanke.
- Jola (3.7%)
- Soninke (1.1%) and other minorities like Bassari and Bedick
- Other groups are the Bainuk, Balanta, Manjack, Mankanya, Karoninka, and the Bandial.
- The Lebou people of Cap-Vert and Petite Côte are considered a subgroup of the Wolof (less than 1%).