Most Racially Diverse Countries 2019

Race is defined as “a class or kind of people unified by shared interests, habits, or characteristics.” If a country is racially-diverse, it means that there are many different groups of people that share their own interests, habits, and characteristics.

Racial diversity is growing in many nations. According to a recent survey by conducted by Pew Research Center, approximately 69% of people surveyed across 27 nations said that their respective nations have grown more diverse over the last 20 years. Close to half of survey respondents say that they favor a more racially diverse nation.

Even though racial diversity is still growing in some nations, other nations already have a very diverse population. Let’s explore some of these diverse nations.

Trinidad and Tobago is very diverse. Groups in this country include East Indians, Afro-Trinidadians, and mixed races. Belize is another country that has racial diversity, with its population made up of Mestizos, Kriols, Mayans, East Indians, and other races.

Guyana is also racially diverse. Races that reside in this nation include East Indians, blacks, mixed races, and Chinese.

Other racially diverse countries throughout the world include:

Brazil Canada Colombia Panama Suriname United States of America

Rank Flag Name Population 2019 Area Area (mi²) % of Earth's Area Growth Rate Region Subregion
1United States329,064,9179,372,610 km²3,617,827 mi²6.31%0.60%AmericasNorthern America
2Brazil211,049,5278,515,767 km²3,287,086 mi²5.74%0.75%AmericasSouth America
3Colombia50,339,4431,141,748 km²440,715 mi²0.77%1.37%AmericasSouth America
4Canada37,411,0479,984,670 km²3,854,083 mi²6.73%0.91%AmericasNorthern America
5Panama4,246,43975,417 km²29,111 mi²< 0.1%1.67%AmericasCentral America
6Trinidad And Tobago1,394,9735,130 km²1,980 mi²< 0.1%0.37%AmericasCaribbean
7Guyana782,766214,969 km²82,978 mi²0.14%0.48%AmericasSouth America
8Suriname581,372163,820 km²63,235 mi²0.11%0.93%AmericasSouth America
9Belize390,35322,966 km²8,865 mi²< 0.1%1.90%AmericasCentral America