A Stateless Nation.




Predominant religion

Population (approx.)


African American Af. Am. vernacular American English Christianity, minority Islam 42,695,277 + America

A stateless nation” is a political term, for an ethnic group or nation, that does not possess its own state;

(1) and is not the majority population, in any nation state.

(2) The term “stateless” implies that the group, “should have” such a state.

(3) Members of stateless nations may be citizens, of the country in which they live, or they may be denied citizenship by that country.

Stateless nations are usually, not represented in international sports, or in international organizations, such as the United Nations

Nations without state, are classified as fourth world nations.

Some of the stateless nations, have a history of statehood, some were always a stateless nation, dominated by another nation.

Some ethnic groups were once a stateless nation, that later became a nation state. (Israel for example and the nations of the Balkans, such as the Croats, Serbs, Bosnians, Slovenes, Montenegrin’s, Kosovorns  and Macedonians were once part of a multinational state of Yugoslavia; since the breakup of Yugoslavia, many nation states were formed).