Americans

Americans are the citizens and nationals of the United States of America.[12][13] Although direct citizens and nationals make up the majority of Americans, many dual citizens, expatriates, and permanent residents could also legally claim American nationality.[14] The United States is home to people of many racial and ethnic origins; consequently, American culture and law do not equate nationality with race or ethnicity, but with citizenship and an oath of permanent allegiance.[15][16][17]

Americans
Total population
c.331.4 million[1]
(2020 U.S. census)
Regions with significant populations
American diaspora:
c.2.996 million (by U.S. citizenship)[2][3]
Mexico799,000+[2][3]
Philippines38,000-300,000[2][3][4]
Canada273,000+[2][3]
Brazil22,000-260,000[2][5]
United Kingdom171,000+[2][3]
Germany153,000+[2][3]
Australia117,000+[2][3]
France100,000+[6]
Saudi Arabia70,000-80,000[7][8]
Israel77,000+[2][3]
South Korea68,000+[2][3]
Japan58,000+[2][3]
Spain57,000+[2][3]
Italy54,000+[2][3]
Bangladesh45,000+[2][3]
Peru41,000+[2][3]
Switzerland39,000+[2][3]
Ireland35,000+[2][3]
Netherlands35,000+[2][3]
India33,000+[2][3]
New Zealand21,462[9]
Trinidad and Tobago13,000+[10]
Languages
American English, Spanish, Native American languages and various others
Religion
Majority:
Christianity (Protestantism, Catholicism, and other denominations)[11]
Minority:
Irreligion, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and various others[11]

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