The Oromo, Amhara, Somali and Tigrayans make up more than three-quarters (75%) of the population, but there are more than 80 different ethnic groups within Ethiopia. Some of these have as few as 10,000 members.
What race is Amharic?
Amharicአማርኛ (Amarəñña)Pronunciation[amarɨɲːa]Native toEthiopiaEthnicityAmhara15 more rows
What is the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia?
The largest ethnic community, the Oromo, constitute just over a third of the population. Approximately 43 per cent of the population is considered to be Ethiopian Orthodox Christian, with a significant Muslim minority making up another 34 per cent of the population.
What are Ethiopians mixed with?
Major ethnic groupsOromo 34.4%Amhara 27%Somali 6.2%Sidama 4.1%Gurage 2.5%Welayta 2.3%Tigray 6.1%Hadiya 1.7%More items
Which religion is the largest in Ethiopia?
Religion in Ethiopia consists of a number of faiths. Among these mainly Abrahamic religions, the most numerous is Christianity (Ethiopian Orthodoxy, Pentay, Roman Catholic) totaling at 67.3%, followed by Islam at 31.3%. There is also a longstanding but small Jewish community.
Do they speak English in Ethiopia?
Ethiopias 78.25 million residents collectively speak up to 90 languages, and English is only spoken by 0.22% of them (171,712 people). Top spoken languages are Afro-Asiatic languages like Oromo (33.8% of the population), Amharis (29.3%), Somali (6.25%), Tigrinya (5.86%) and Sidamo (4.04%).