The Quiz: According to the UN, how many Indigenous people live in the world today?
A 3.7 million
B 37 million
C 370 million
Estimates of the total global population of Indigenous peoples vary, but the United Nations puts the figure at more than 370 million, which is more than the entire population of the United States. This Indigenous population represents 5,000 different cultures spread over 20% of the globe. Each year on 9 August, we join the UN in celebrating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s Native peoples.
The correct answer to this quiz is 370 million.