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Mulatto Haitians

Mulatto Haitians
Total population
c. 500,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
Haiti
Languages
French, Haitian Creole
Religion
Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Afro-Haitian, White Haitian, Marabou

Mulatto (French: mulâtre, Haitian Creole: milat) is a term in Haiti that is historically linked to Haitians who are born to one white parent and one black parent, or to two mulatto parents. Contemporary usage of the term in Haiti is also applied to the bourgeoisie, pertaining to high social and economic stature.

People of mulatto and white descent constitute a minority of 5 percent of the Haitian population.[1]

See also

References and footnotes

  1. ^ a b "Haiti: People and society: Population". The World Factbook. Retrieved 17 October 2016.