Yoruba fowk

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Yorùbá Fowk
Àwọn Ọmọ Yorùbá
Tot population
c. 43 million
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Nigerie 40 million (2013)[1]
 Benin2.2 million (2012)[2]
 Ghana0.46 million[3]
 Togo0.3 million[4]
 Ivory Coast0.1 million[3]
 Europe0.2 million[5]
North Americae0.2 million[6]
Relatit ethnic groups
Afemai, Arogbo & Apoi Ijaw, Bariba, Bini, Ebira, Esan, Ewe, Fon, Igala, Itsekiri, Nupe

The Yoruba fowk (Yoruba: Àwọn ọmọ Yorùbá) are an ethnic group o Soothwastren an North central Nigerie as well as Soothren an Central Benin in Wast Africae.

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  1. Nigeria Archived 2018-01-29 at the Wayback Machine at CIA World Factbook: "Yoruba 21%" out of a population of 180 million (2013 estimate)
  2. Benin Archived 2015-09-18 at the Wayback Machine at CIA World Factbook: "Yorùbá and related 12.3%" out of a population of 9.6 million (2012 estimate)
  3. a b Joshuaproject.net "TTwo Yoruba groups are identified in Ghana, ife: 34,000 and yoruba: 426,000, giving a total population of 460,000"
  4. [1]"Three yoruba subgroups are identified in Togo: The Ife: 132,000, The Kambole: 52,000 and the Yoruba proper: 108,000, giving a total population of 292,000."
  5. Mostly in the UK ( Joshuaproject.net estimates 94,000), about 6,000 in Greece.
  6. maistly in the Unitit States; Joshuaproject.net estimates 186,000 in the US. About 3,000 in Canada: "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories". bottom: Statistics Canada. Archived frae the original on 18 August 2016. Retrieved 4 Apryle 2010.. In Canadae, 19,520 identified as Nigerian an 61,430 as Canadians.