Country: Bangladesh

Number of People Groups

316

People Groups Unreached

283 (89.6%)

Total Population

159,826,000

Unreached Population

157,740,000 (98.7%)

% Professing Christian

0.4%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population
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Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Abdul 28,000 63,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Aguri 1,000 466,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahmadi 2,200 159,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Akhandji 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Anglo 17,000 328,000 Bengali Christianity 73.84 % 15.00 %
 Ansari 1,255,000 16,247,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arleng 900 599,000 Karbi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 1,100 485,000 Panjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Asho, Khyang 1,900 173,000 Chin, Asho Christianity 70.00 % 60.00 %
Asur 1,200 26,000 Sylheti Hinduism 8.85 %
Badaik 1,000 103,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,800 651,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 80,000 3,624,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.23 %
 Baha'i 11,000 23,000 Bengali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 2,300 176,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 130,000 397,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baiga 3,100 594,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.09 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 213,000 3,783,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baiti 6,400 57,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 200 1,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Balija (Muslim traditions) Unknown 1,000 Telugu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania 50,000 29,724,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Agarwal 2,400 4,940,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Bais 1,400 132,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Gandha Banik 7,100 296,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Khatri 4,400 211,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Rauniar 700 130,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Subarna Banik 4,700 171,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 3,400 251,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Barua 11,000 12,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bauri 10,000 2,229,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 570,000 Bengali Hinduism 2.50 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 24,000 29,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 700 4,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Behara 57,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 8,900 1,942,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Hindu traditions) 1,300 4,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Muslim traditions) 7,800 9,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 5,045,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.77 %
 Bhar 5,200 1,795,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhaskar 200 1,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,900 1,386,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 8,500 6,521,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia, Buddhist Tibetan Unknown 3,800 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinhar 900 970,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinmali 110,000 295,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.31 %
 Bhuiya 13,000 2,072,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhumij 29,000 1,185,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.35 %
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 931,000 931,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bind 9,500 1,084,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Binjhia 5,700 206,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.59 %
Birhor 700 24,000 Sylheti Hinduism 10.66 %
 Birjia 300 14,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.00 %
 Bishnupuria 12,000 103,000 Bishnupriya Hinduism 0.16 %
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 2,800 2,800 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 27,000 31,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bodo 30,000 1,924,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin 596,000 64,714,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Acharaj 2,800 57,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Acharya 900 73,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 600 2,803,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Gaur 24,000 3,074,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Joshi 2,100 365,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 6,700 4,520,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Maithili 7,300 26,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Radhi 52,000 1,626,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 2,700 471,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Saraswat 5,800 581,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Utkal 4,100 178,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Vaidik 6,900 189,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Varendra 28,000 277,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 12,000 49,948,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 7.00 %
 Bru 2,000 235,000 Riang Hinduism 17.78 %
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100,000 503,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Buna (Muslim traditions) 200 200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Burmese 316,000 31,548,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % 0.04 %
 Chain 25,000 574,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chak 3,100 8,200 Chak Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chakma 439,000 671,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 88,000 52,484,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.57 %
Chasadhobi 9,600 102,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Chaudhari 200 11,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chero 4,600 194,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.73 %
 Chik Baraik 4,800 136,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.76 %
Chin Chinbon 1,400 31,000 Chin, Chinbon Christianity 78.15 %
Chin Lai 1,700 1,700 Chin, Haka Christianity 53.42 %
 Chin, Kuki 9,000 208,000 Chin, Khumi Christianity 47.83 %
Chin, Yindi 1,600 1,600 Chin, Khumi Christianity 50.36 %
 Christian unspecified 128,000 1,826,000 Bengali Christianity 100.00 %
Dahiara (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,300 9,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dai (Muslim traditions) 50,000 62,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dalu 2,400 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Daphtari 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 16,000 1,409,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Indian Sign Language Islam 0.66 % 0.01 %
 Dhanuk 1,700 4,489,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 193,000 12,679,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 2,118,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 52,000 58,000 Sylheti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Diwan 200 200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Doai 2,800 18,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 25,000 2,329,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,000 191,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 13,000 5,435,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 700 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dulia 7,400 361,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Eurasian, Anglo-Indian 97,000 1,789,000 English Christianity 55.00 %
 Faqir 5,200 127,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 2,700 6,634,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gain 6,700 6,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ganak (Muslim traditions) 5,100 5,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandpal 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Garo 129,000 1,290,000 Garo Other / Small 40.28 % 15.00 %
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 466,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghazi 63,000 64,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghulam 4,400 23,000 Chittagonian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gond 6,100 14,587,000 Gondi, Northern Hinduism 1.11 %
 Gonrhi 5,400 882,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gorait 600 15,000 Bengali Hinduism 8.33 %
 Gosain (Hindu traditions) 1,100 1,543,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 900 640,000 Gurung, Western Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hadi 57,000 1,239,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.51 %
 Hajam 389,000 4,420,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajang 18,000 142,000 Hajong Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halam 2,000 63,000 Chin, Falam Christianity 94.44 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 78,000 1,547,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 3,900 77,482,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 7,000 859,378,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 200 4,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 700 700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ho 68,000 1,101,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.68 %
Jamadar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jamatia 5,400 104,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 21.97 %
Jaraj 19,000 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 4,200 32,687,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 19,000 10,512,000 Panjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jhalo Malo 246,000 695,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jharudar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 603,000 3,744,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.08 %
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 5,000 115,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jotdar 1,600 1,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kachari, Dimasa 12,000 183,000 Dimasa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kadar 2,500 118,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaghazi 2,300 2,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 8,321,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 4,000 214,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 466,000 2,500,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 3,908,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalu 77,000 298,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 3,912,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kandu 16,000 2,556,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 216,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaora 5,100 388,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kapali 207,000 501,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karadar 2,400 2,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karenga 1,400 47,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karmali 3,000 138,000 Sylheti Hinduism 13.20 %
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 716,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 3,200 1,061,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,851,000 9,644,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khadala 2,300 144,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khairwar 500 428,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khami 5,700 6,100 Chittagonian Other / Small 2.63 %
Khandait 1,700 1,763,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 11,000 784,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.40 %
 Kharwar 9,300 561,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.71 %
 Khasi 85,000 1,622,000 Khasi Christianity 85.79 %
 Kisan 3,900 1,603,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.02 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,500 8,643,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kol 1,600 2,222,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Koli 800 13,283,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konai 13,000 150,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konwar Unknown 8,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 11,000 266,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.48 %
 Korku 2,400 962,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Korwa 2,500 442,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.59 %
Kotal 200 34,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,200 1,902,000 Kuvi Hinduism 11.11 %
 Kuli 400 11,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 267,000 15,690,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 600 17,433,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 72,000 19,396,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kusiari 3,900 5,700 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 3,600 60,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohait Kuri 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 193,000 9,576,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 24,000 2,585,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohara 18,000 345,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.95 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 35,000 3,326,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Madari 4,700 109,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Magar 1,600 2,198,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahaldar 300 300 Oriya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahanta 700 84,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahara 8,700 16,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahili, Mahle 32,000 547,000 Mahali Hinduism 4.67 %
 Mahishya 703,000 10,575,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.13 %
 Majhwar 16,000 216,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 24,000 1,859,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mal (Muslim traditions) 4,100 21,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 135,000 9,754,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 15,000 3,499,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 17,000 466,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mallik (Hindu traditions) 200 700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 39,000 606,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malto 36,000 216,000 Mal Paharia Hinduism 1.71 %
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 7,800 9,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 106,000 108,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Manipuri, Meitei 20,000 1,461,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.09 %
 Marma 46,000 46,000 Marma Buddhism 8.08 %
Masalchi 2,700 2,700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Matia 38,000 220,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Maulangi 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mech 1,000 64,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mir 28,000 68,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirdas (Muslim traditions) 700 1,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirzakhani 7,500 18,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mishri 2,100 8,500 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mizo, Bawm 7,800 9,100 Chin, Bawm Christianity 89.02 % 50.00 %
Mizo, Lushai 1,500 612,000 Mizo Christianity 90.40 % 50.00 %
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 283,000 2,528,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 7,500 3,646,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 42,000 2,885,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mru, Mro 33,000 61,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 %
 Munda 142,000 4,044,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 11.04 %
Munshi 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 3,037,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 172,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 13,000 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 38,000 11,960,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nalband 100 5,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Naliya (Muslim traditions) 900 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Namassej 3,312,000 8,447,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 %
 Namasudra (Muslim traditions) 1,500 3,700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 15,000 471,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.99 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 2,500 166,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,300 1,482,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.63 %
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 55,000 110,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Noatia 1,400 10,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Kurux 114,000 4,827,000 Sylheti Hinduism 12.43 %
Paliya 70,000 293,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pan 3,800 1,602,000 Oriya Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pankhu, Panko 4,000 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.97 %
Parhaiya 3,100 77,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.85 %
 Parsee 800 162,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun, Pathan 170,000 43,346,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,900 7,818,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 700 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patial 8,800 84,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 117,000 396,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,100 6,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 8,100 15,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 900 36,852,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Peshakar 700 2,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 30,000 3,620,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pnar 5,400 31,000 Pnar Christianity 63.35 %
 Pod 9,700 3,140,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pundari 9,800 265,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 15,000 2,130,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 14,000 754,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 1,000 737,000 Bengali Other / Small 3.53 %
 Rajbansi 1,558,000 7,007,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.13 %
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 4,800 7,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajbansi Koch (Hindu traditions) 118,000 189,000 Koch Hinduism 0.06 %
 Rajbhar 2,000 86,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput 30,000 45,912,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 17,000 19,543,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 1,400 999,000 Panjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajwar 9,700 604,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rakhine, Arakanese 197,000 2,961,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.17 %
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 2,200 376,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rasua 900 1,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raute 1,300 2,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rautia 600 127,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rayeen (Hindu traditions) 5,400 6,800 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 60,000 1,063,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rohingya 382,000 1,908,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rohingya, Zerbadi 38,000 38,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Saharia 4,300 716,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sankara 14,000 90,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Satar 640,000 9,261,000 Bengali Other / Small 10.04 %
 Saora 1,200 1,036,000 Savara Hinduism 0.91 %
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 700 4,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 53,000 65,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 700 412,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sauria Paharia 5,000 78,000 Sylheti Hinduism 11.85 %
 Sayyid 1,199,000 15,215,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 136,717,000 233,824,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Shanan 23,000 23,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 2,000 51,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 3,800 311,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 7,732,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 643,000 1,630,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 212,000 637,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 7,100 42,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamang, Eastern 800 1,809,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.32 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 234,000 2,193,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 97,000 242,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tangchanghya 37,000 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.06 %
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 96,000 4,916,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 500 3,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tarafdar 3,800 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 1,500 1,107,000 Panjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 147,000 19,113,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 %
 Tili (Hindu traditions) 85,000 1,085,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tipura, Kok Borok 125,000 887,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 7.66 %
Tirendaj 300 400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tiyar 61,000 578,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turaiha 2,200 358,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turi 18,000 411,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.18 %
 Uchai 10,000 13,000 Kok Borok Other / Small 1.72 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 222,000 61,872,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  316 159,826,000       283   0.36 % 0.00 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 3,442,000                
  UN Country Population (2015) 163,268,000                

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.6 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
9.6 %
Islam
89.0 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Bangladesh. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Bangladesh
  • Christian ministry in Bangladesh
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches



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