Language:  Bengali

Population of Groups Speaking

214,545,000

People Group's Primary Language

27

Bible Status

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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
%
Evangelical
%
Christian
Indigenous
Anglo Bangladesh 17,000 Primary Christianity 73.8 %
Anglo India 315,000 Secondary Christianity 100.0 %
 Arakanese, Mag India 34,000 Secondary Buddhism 0.5 %
 Asho, Khyang India 600 Secondary Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Assamese Muslim India 2,757,000 Secondary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baha'i Bangladesh 10,000 Primary O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bauri Bangladesh 10,000 Primary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bauri India 2,156,000 Primary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Bengal United Arab Emirates 272,000 Primary Islam 0.3 % 1.0 %
 Bengal Myanmar (Burma) 281,000 Primary Islam 0.1 % 0.4 %
 Bengal Canada 39,000 Primary Islam 0.3 % 1.2 %
 Bengal Fiji 23,000 Primary Islam 1.0 % 10.0 %
 Bengal France 32,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bengal Italy 51,000 Primary Islam 0.2 % 4.0 %
 Bengal Japan 70,000 Primary Islam 0.2 % 1.0 %
 Bengal Kenya 1,300 Primary Islam 0.1 % 2.0 %
 Bengal Oman 112,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bengal Malaysia 28,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bengal Saudi Arabia 30,000 Primary Islam 0.1 % 0.4 %
 Bengal Singapore 74,000 Primary Islam 0.4 % 2.0 %
 Bengal Thailand 34,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bengal United Kingdom 326,000 Primary Islam 0.1 % 1.0 %
 Bengal United States 137,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chak Bangladesh 3,100 Secondary Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chak India 3,000 Primary Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chakma Bangladesh 424,000 Secondary Buddhism 15.1 %
Chakma India 220,000 Secondary Buddhism 14.2 %
 Chin India 135,000 Secondary Christianity 59.4 %
 Chin, Kuki Bangladesh 8,700 Secondary Christianity 47.8 %
 Danuwar Rai Nepal 58,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
 Dhimal India 4,600 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dhimal Nepal 24,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.9 %
 Garo Bangladesh 139,000 Secondary O Other / Small 40.3 %
 Garo India 1,010,000 Secondary Christianity 89.1 %
 Gharti India 21,000 Primary Hinduism 0.8 %
 Gharti Nepal 125,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.5 %
 Hadi Bangladesh 60,000 Primary Hinduism 0.5 %
 Hadi Bhutan 300 Primary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hadi India 1,123,000 Primary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hadi Nepal 6,900 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hajang India 122,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.8 %
 Jat, Hindu India 17,426,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Khampti India 25,000 Secondary Buddhism 7.6 %
 Khasi Bangladesh 82,000 Secondary Christianity 85.8 %
 Khasi India 1,341,000 Secondary Christianity 80.8 %
Konai Bangladesh 13,000 Primary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Konai India 133,000 Primary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lepcha India 85,000 Secondary Buddhism 19.2 %
 Limbu Bhutan 1,500 Secondary O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Limbu India 181,000 Secondary O Other / Small 7.3 %
 Limbu Nepal 407,000 Secondary O Other / Small 2.0 %
 Magar Bangladesh 1,500 Primary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Magar Bhutan 2,500 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Magar India 290,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.5 %
 Magar Nepal 1,914,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.7 %
 Mahili, Mahle Bangladesh 31,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.7 %
 Mahli India 499,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.5 %
 Majhi India 127,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.4 %
 Mizo India 404,000 Secondary Christianity 98.3 %
 Newah India 175,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
 Rakhine, Arakanese Bangladesh 190,000 Secondary Buddhism 3.2 %
  Totals:  1,160   214,545,000 (P) 48 413 (P) : 747 (S)        
Language Alternate Names
Bangala
Bangla
Bangla-Bhasa
Barisal
Khulna
Lohari-Malpaharia
Mymensingh
Noakhali
Siripuria (Kishanganjia)
Dialects
Bagani
Bangla
Barik
Bengali
Bhatiari
Bhuyan
Chirmar
Chittagonian
Eastern Bengali
Kachari-bengali
Lahori-malphaina
Lohari
Manbhuiyan
Manbhum Muchi
Muslim
Musselmani
Rabidas
Rajshahi
Rishi
Samaria
Saraki
Singh
Siripuria
Dialect Alternate Names
Bangladesh
Bengali
Deshi
Kamta
Kamtapuri
Karmaker
Kishanganjia
Manbhuima
Pakistan
Rohingya

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