Approximately 70 per cent of Sudan’s people are characterized as Sudanese Arabs, with a significant black African minority at 30 per cent, including Fur, Beja, Nuba and Fallata. More than 500 ethnic groups speaking more than 400 languages live within the borders of Sudan.

The demographics of Sudan include:

  • Sudanese Arabs (approximately 70%)
  • Fur people
  • Beja people
  • Nuba people
  • Nubian people