Intermarriage of Ethiopians and Eritreans.

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Contrarian

West Lafayette, IN

#1 Oct 24, 2010
I have been doing some digging to find the intermarriage rates of Ethiopians. According to Swedish studies, East Africans(Ethiopians, Eritreans and Somalis) are less likely than West Africans, Southern Africans, and Central Africans to marry Swedes. This has to do with the fact that most Ethiopians and Eritreans arrived in Sweden as refugees and as such are helped by the Swedish government. Since East Africans arrived in Sweden with an official status, there are provided some help by the Swedish government. Other Africans are there mainly as economic migrants and therefore are not given any help by the Swedish government. Because of this, Africans marry Swedes in order to obtain benefits. I have yet to find numbers.
According to the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz, Ethiopians have a low intermarriage rate with other Israelis. According to the newspaper, 90% of Ethiopians prefer marry a fellow Ethiopian.
In Sudan, Ethiopian refugees have a 2.2% intermarriage rate with Sudanese. Eritreans have a 3.6% intermarriage rate with the Sudanese. This is remarkable because some Eritreans have lived in Sudan for 20-30 years. Even more amazing, the Beni-Amir Eritreans do not marry Beni-Amir Sudanese.
In Italy, Horn of Africa(Ethiopians, Eritreans, Somalis) have a low intermarriage rates with Italians, compared to West Africans.
I have yet to find data regarding intermarriage in the U.S. The only thing I was able to find was a paper about intraracial and interracial marriages between African-Americans,West Indians, and Africans. The data shows that West Indians are more likely to marry African-Americans than Africans.
getu

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Oct 24, 2010
Contrarian wrote:
I have been doing some digging to find the intermarriage rates of Ethiopians. According to Swedish studies, East Africans(Ethiopians, Eritreans and Somalis) are less likely than West Africans, Southern Africans, and Central Africans to marry Swedes. This has to do with the fact that most Ethiopians and Eritreans arrived in Sweden as refugees and as such are helped by the Swedish government. Since East Africans arrived in Sweden with an official status, there are provided some help by the Swedish government. Other Africans are there mainly as economic migrants and therefore are not given any help by the Swedish government. Because of this, Africans marry Swedes in order to obtain benefits. I have yet to find numbers.
According to the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz, Ethiopians have a low intermarriage rate with other Israelis. According to the newspaper, 90% of Ethiopians prefer marry a fellow Ethiopian.
In Sudan, Ethiopian refugees have a 2.2% intermarriage rate with Sudanese. Eritreans have a 3.6% intermarriage rate with the Sudanese. This is remarkable because some Eritreans have lived in Sudan for 20-30 years. Even more amazing, the Beni-Amir Eritreans do not marry Beni-Amir Sudanese.
In Italy, Horn of Africa(Ethiopians, Eritreans, Somalis) have a low intermarriage rates with Italians, compared to West Africans.
I have yet to find data regarding intermarriage in the U.S. The only thing I was able to find was a paper about intraracial and interracial marriages between African-Americans,West Indians, and Africans. The data shows that West Indians are more likely to marry African-Americans than Africans.
You should not be surprised, since marrying out of your people has its own extra baggage that come with it. In the first place, language being a problem and since traditional society are much closer to their families, one end up being a translator, which seem to be unnecessary in the first place. The other one is can you imagine the horn people children with a host country's name and yet claiming to be a horner, hence the real HOA kids looking at him just as a foreigner as the surrounding people are. Beside that, I consider it as being forced to stay here even there is the desire one want to go back home. Lastly, as far as, I am concerned, I can not see me having a breed of mine straddling on the fence never knowing which he/ she really is, which the biggest crime what interracial marriage bring about. I think it is just over sexed and people with lust are the one who jump into this type of marraige without considering the eventual consequence it brings about I think you know what I mean by it
mini me

Fairfax, VA

#3 Oct 24, 2010
That is because Ethiopia is situated on a mountain. As ridiculous as this sounds it explains your data.

Somebody whip out your test tube and prove me wrong.
Contrarian wrote:
I have been doing some digging to find the intermarriage rates of Ethiopians. According to Swedish studies, East Africans(Ethiopians, Eritreans and Somalis) are less likely than West Africans, Southern Africans, and Central Africans to marry Swedes. This has to do with the fact that most Ethiopians and Eritreans arrived in Sweden as refugees and as such are helped by the Swedish government. Since East Africans arrived in Sweden with an official status, there are provided some help by the Swedish government. Other Africans are there mainly as economic migrants and therefore are not given any help by the Swedish government. Because of this, Africans marry Swedes in order to obtain benefits. I have yet to find numbers.
According to the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz, Ethiopians have a low intermarriage rate with other Israelis. According to the newspaper, 90% of Ethiopians prefer marry a fellow Ethiopian.
In Sudan, Ethiopian refugees have a 2.2% intermarriage rate with Sudanese. Eritreans have a 3.6% intermarriage rate with the Sudanese. This is remarkable because some Eritreans have lived in Sudan for 20-30 years. Even more amazing, the Beni-Amir Eritreans do not marry Beni-Amir Sudanese.
In Italy, Horn of Africa(Ethiopians, Eritreans, Somalis) have a low intermarriage rates with Italians, compared to West Africans.
I have yet to find data regarding intermarriage in the U.S. The only thing I was able to find was a paper about intraracial and interracial marriages between African-Americans,West Indians, and Africans. The data shows that West Indians are more likely to marry African-Americans than Africans.
getu

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Oct 24, 2010
mini me wrote:
That is because Ethiopia is situated on a mountain. As ridiculous as this sounds it explains your data.
Somebody whip out your test tube and prove me wrong.
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Not know what you are talking about, I suppose that you must be one of them who end up mixing up. Good luck and each to his/her own. by the way, have you ever heard, when kids call the breeds ......Killis aheya melese!!lol
mini me

Fairfax, VA

#5 Oct 24, 2010
A fraud personified typing away little chatterings here and there with his fake fingers about things he never believes in. Getu fraudu.
getu wrote:
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Not know what you are talking about, I suppose that you must be one of them who end up mixing up. Good luck and each to his/her own. by the way, have you ever heard, when kids call the breeds ......Killis aheya melese!!lol
getu

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Oct 25, 2010
mini me wrote:
A fraud personified typing away little chatterings here and there with his fake fingers about things he never believes in. Getu fraudu.
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Sorry to tickle your funny bones....seems, you want to rationalize for your mess. Do you have one of them ninja confused half breeds running around? What the heck, they are among the money of them types any way.
GoArmy

Burke, VA

#7 Dec 8, 2012
getu wrote:
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You should not be surprised, since marrying out of your people has its own extra baggage that come with it. In the first place, language being a problem and since traditional society are much closer to their families, one end up being a translator, which seem to be unnecessary in the first place. The other one is can you imagine the horn people children with a host country's name and yet claiming to be a horner, hence the real HOA kids looking at him just as a foreigner as the surrounding people are. Beside that, I consider it as being forced to stay here even there is the desire one want to go back home. Lastly, as far as, I am concerned, I can not see me having a breed of mine straddling on the fence never knowing which he/ she really is, which the biggest crime what interracial marriage bring about. I think it is just over sexed and people with lust are the one who jump into this type of marraige without considering the eventual consequence it brings about I think you know what I mean by it
"Lastly, as far as, I am concerned, I can not see me having a breed of mine straddling on the fence never knowing which he/ she really is, which the biggest crime what interracial marriage bring about. "

You sound like you will be a horrible father if you did raise a child from a non ethiopian mother. But what you said is not true. If you were in a committed relationship with a non ethiopian you as a parent will have to do the job of explaining to your child where his other half came from at an early stage of his/her life. He or she won't be lost afterwards
True

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#8 Dec 8, 2012
From what I have seen many times Habesha and white mixed children are the most beautiful kids ever.

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