Ethnic groups in the Philippines

ethnic groupsFilipino ethnolinguistic groupethnolingustic groupFilipino ethnic groupsethnolinguistic groupethnic groupEthnic groups of the PhilippinesFilipino ethnic groupIndigenousIndigenous People
The Philippines is inhabited by more than 175 ethnolinguistic nations, the majority of whose languages are Austronesian in origin.wikipedia
589 Related Articles

Kapampangan people

KapampanganKapampangansPampango
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Kapampangan People (Taung Kapampangan), also known as Pampangueños or Pampangos, are the sixth largest ethnolinguistic group in the Philippines, numbering about 2.89 million.

Philippines

FilipinoPhilippinePhilippine Islands
The Philippines is inhabited by more than 175 ethnolinguistic nations, the majority of whose languages are Austronesian in origin.
Multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the islands.

Tagalog people

TagalogTagalogsTagalas
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Tagalog people (Baybayin: ) are the second largest ethnolingustic group in the Philippines after the Visayan people, numbering at around 30 million.

Pangasinan people

PangasinansPangasinensePangasinan
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Pangasinan people (Totoon Pangasinan), also known as Pangasinense, are a ethnolinguistic group native to the Philippines.

Ivatan people

IvatanIvatansIbatan
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Ivatans are a Filipino ethnolinguistic group predominant in the islands of Batanes of the Philippines.

Visayans

VisayanVisayan peopleBisaya
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
Visayans (Visayan: Mga Bisaya; ) (or Visayan people), are a Philippine ethnolinguistic group native to the whole Visayas, the southernmost islands of Luzon and most parts of Mindanao.

Aklanon people

AklanonAklanon origin
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Aklanon people are the ethnolinguistic group who lived in the province of Aklan.

Bicolano people

BicolanoBicolanosBicol
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Bicolano people (Bicolano: Mga Bikolano) are the fourth-largest Philippine ethnolinguistic group.

Cebuano people

CebuanoCebuanosCebuana
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Cebuano people (Mga Sugbuanon) are the largest subgroup of the larger ethnolingustic group Bisaya, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group in the country.

Hiligaynon people

IlonggoHiligaynonHiligaynons
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Hiligaynon people (mga Hiligaynon), often referred to as Ilonggo people (mga Ilonggo) are a Visayan ethnic group whose primary language is Hiligaynon, an Austronesian language of the Visayan branch native to Panay, Guimaras, and Negros.

Waray people

WarayWaraysKuratsa Dance
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Waray people ( or the Waray-Waray people) are a subgroup of the larger ethnolingustic group Bisaya people, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group in the country.

Capiznon people

CapiznonCapiznons
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Capiznons (Capiznon: mga Kapisnon; Spanish: capiceños) are a Visayan people native to the area around Capiz in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines.

Boholano people

BoholanoBoholanosBol-anon
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
They are part of the wider Bisaya ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.

Butuanon people

ButuanonsButuanon
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Butuanon are an ethnolinguistic group who inhabited in the region of Caraga.

Surigaonon people

SurigaononSurigaononsSurigao
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
The Surigaonon people are an ethnolingustic group who inhabited on the eastern coastal plain of Mindanao, particularly the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands.

Karay-a people

Karay-aKaray-as
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
They are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.

Cuyunon people

CuyunonCuyonon
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
They are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.

Lumad

ManoboBagoboMandaya
In the Agusan Marsh and the highlands of Mindanao, there are native ethnic groups collectively known as the Lumad.
This is due to their Visayan ethnicity and lack of close affinity with the Lumad.

Masbateño people

MasbateñoMasbateños
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
They are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.

Negrito

NegritosNegritoesAtta
The Negrito were among the earliest humans to settle the Philippines. They assimilated earlier Australo-Melanesian groups (the Negritos) which arrived during the Paleolithic, resulting in the modern Filipino ethnic groups which all display various ratios of genetic admixture between Austronesian and Negrito groups.
Their current populations include: the Andamanese peoples of the Andaman Islands, the Semang and Batek peoples of Peninsular Malaysia, the Maniq people of Southern Thailand, the Aeta people, Ati people, as well as 30 other official recognized ethnic groups in the Philippines.

Suludnon

Suludnon peopleBudkidnon tribesPanay Bukidnon
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayan people (Aklanon, Boholano, Butuanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Eskaya, Hiligaynon, Karay-a, Masbateño, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Suludnon, Surigaonon and Waray-Waray), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.
Also, they are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.

Ilocano people

IlocanoIlocanosIlokano
The Ilocanos (Tattao nga Iloko/Ilokano), Ilokanos, or Iloko people are the third largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group that mostly reside within the Ilocos Region in the northwestern seaboard of Luzon, Philippines.

Moors

MoorishMoorMaures
The Spanish called them Moros after the Moors, despite no resemblance or cultural ties to them apart from their religion.
The word is a catch-all term, as Moro may come from several distinct ethno-linguistic groups such as the Maranao people.

Australo-Melanesian

AustraloidProto-AustraloidAustralo-Melanesians
They assimilated earlier Australo-Melanesian groups (the Negritos) which arrived during the Paleolithic, resulting in the modern Filipino ethnic groups which all display various ratios of genetic admixture between Austronesian and Negrito groups.
The group includes Papuans, Aboriginal Australians, Melanesians (mainly from Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu) and the populations grouped as "Negrito" (the Andamanese, the Semang and Batek peoples, the Maniq people, the Aeta people, the Ati people, and certain other ethnic groups in the Philippines).

Gaddang people

GaddangGaddangsGa'dangs or Gaddangs
The Gaddang people are a linguistically-identified ethnic group of related families sharing lengthy residence in the watershed of the Cagayan River in Northern Luzon, Philippines.