People

Nationalities
At present there are 54 different ethnic groups inhabiting Vietnam, in which Kinh (Viet) people make up nearly 90% of the whole population, and 53 other ethnic groups represent over 10%.

Ba Na ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Ba Na (To Lo, Krem, Con Kde, Ala Cong, Krang).
Population: 174,456 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Kon Tum Province and the western parts of Binh Dinh and Phu Yen Provinces.

Bo Y ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Bo Y (Chung Cha, Trong Gia, Tu Di, Tu Din and Pu Na).
Population: 1,864 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Ha Giang and Tuyen Quang provinces.

Brau ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Brau (Brao).
Population: 313 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Dak Me Village, Bo Y Commune, Ngoc Hoi District, Kon Tum Province.

Bru - Van Kieu ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Bru-Van Kieu (Tri, Khua, and Ma-Coong).
Population: 55,559 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The mountain regions of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.

Cham ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Cham (Cham, Chiem Thanh, and Hroi).
Population: 132,873 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Concentrated populations live in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan provinces. The Cham also live in An Giang, Tay Ninh, Dong Nai provinces, and Ho Chi Minh City.

Cho Ro ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Cho Ro (Do Ro, Chau Ro).
Population: 22,567 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Dong Nai, Binh Thuan, Binh Phuoc and Binh Duong provinces.

Chu Ru ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Chu Ru (Cho Ru and Ru).
Population: 14,978 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Don Duong District in Lam Dong Province and Binh Thuan Province.

Chut ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Chut (Ruc, Sach, Arem, May, Ma Lieng, Tu Vang, Pa Leng, Xe Lang, To Hung, Cha Cu, Tac Cuc, Ymo, and Xa La Vang).
Population: 3,829 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Minh Hoa and Tuyen Hoa districts of Quang Binh Province.

Co ethnic group
Name of ethnic group: Co (Cor, Col, Cua and Trau).
Population: 27,766 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Bac Tra My and Nam Tra My districts of Quang Nam Province; Tra Bong District of Quang Ngai Province.

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