Bahamians

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Bahamians are an people originating or having roots from The Commonwealth of the Bahamas. One can also become a Bahamian by acquiring citizenship.

Bahamians
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Total population
c. 460,000
Regions with significant populations
 Bahamas 397,164 (2017)[1]
 United States56,498 (2015)[2]
 Canada3,675 (2016)[3]
 United Kingdom1,797 (2001)[4]
Languages
English, Bahamian Creole
Religion
Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Roman Catholic 19%, Methodist 6%, Church of God 6%, Other Protestants 12%, none or unknown 3%, other 2%[5]

HistoryEdit

CultureEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World Championships in AthleticsEdit

Notable BahamiansEdit

  • Sidney Poitier, first Black male to win an Oscar, first black American actor to win Best Actor, first black American actor to be nominated for best actor.

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bahamas 2017. Population Pyramid.
  2. ^ Access, Data; (DADS), Dissemination Systems (October 5, 2010). "Results". American FactFinder. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "Population by selected ethnic origins, by province and territory (2006 Census)". statcan.gc.ca. July 28, 2009. Archived from the original on January 15, 2011. Retrieved September 10, 2010.
  4. ^ "Country-of-birth database". Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Archived from the original on May 11, 2005. Retrieved April 5, 2010.
  5. ^ "Religion | The Bahamas Guide". www.thebahamasguide.com.

External linksEdit

  Media related to People of the Bahamas at Wikimedia Commons