Minority Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Minority, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Minority?

(n) Minority is the group of persons in a population which cannot muster enough votes or voting rights as a group to control the affaires of that population. A minority is a relative term with respect to that particular population. A minority at one place can very well become a majority in another place or it can even change from case to case within a population itself