SENEGAL

Senegal

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%).

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