are people identified with Venezuela. Venezuelans are predominantly Roman Catholic and speak Spanish. The majority of Venezuelans are the result of a mixture of Europeans, Africans and Amerindians. Approximately 51.6% of the population are Pardos of mixed European, African, and Amerindian ancestry; and 33.6% of Venezuelans identify as European or Middle Eastern. An additional 13.6% identify as full or predominantly Black/African-descendants, while 2.7% identify as fully Amerindians.