Country: Bangladesh

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Number of People Groups

242

Unreached People Groups

235

Total Population

17,148,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

10.7 %

Muslim

89.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
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Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 4,000 Bengali - 4,000 - - - -
 Aguri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
Akhandji 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Ansari 112,000 Bengali - 112,000 - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Western - - - - 100 -
 Bagdi 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - 200 - -
 Baha'i 1,300 Bengali - - - - - 1,300
 Bahelia, Hindu 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 6,800 Bengali 6,800 - - - - -
Baidya, Muslim 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
Baiti 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Bajikar, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 60 Balochi, Eastern - 60 - - - -
 Bania 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bania, Gandha Banik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Bania, Khatri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bania, Subarna Banik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Banjara, Muslim 2,900 Bengali - 2,900 - - - -
 Bauri 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Bedia, Muslim 19,000 Bengali - 19,000 - - - -
Behara 43,000 Bengali - 43,000 - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
Berua 60 Chittagonian 30 - 30 - - -
Besya, Muslim 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Bhar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Bhaskar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Bhil 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhumij 1,100 Sylheti 1,100 - - - - -
 Bihari Muslim 101,000 Urdu - 101,000 - - - -
 Bind 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Biswas, Hindu 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
Biswas, Muslim 21,000 Bengali - 21,000 - - - -
 Brahman 102,000 Bengali 102,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Acharaj 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Acharya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 4,800 Bengali 4,800 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Utkal 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Vaidik 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Varendra 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahui 30 Brahui - 30 - - - -
Buna, Hindu 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
Buna, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Chain 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Chak 300 Chak - - 300 - - -
 Chamar 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - 200 - -
Chasadhobi 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Chaudhari 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 9,900 Bengali - - - 9,900 - -
 Dabgar, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Dai, Hindu 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
Dai, Muslim 2,000 Bengali - 2,000 - - - -
 Dalu 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Daphtari 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Dhangar 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 3,000 Bengali - 3,000 - - - -
Dholi, Muslim 9,700 Sylheti - 9,700 - - - -
Diwan 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Doai 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 1,700 Chittagonian 1,700 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Dosadh, Muslim 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
Dulia 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Faqir 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Gain 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
Ganak, Muslim 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Garo 20 Garo - - - - - 20
 Ghasi, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Ghazi 4,600 Bengali - 4,600 - - - -
Ghulam 70 Chittagonian - 70 - - - -
 Gonrhi 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 90 Gurung, Western 50 - 60 - - -
 Hadi 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Hajam 33,000 Bengali - 33,000 - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 300 Chinese, Mandarin - - 300 - - -
Hazra, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Hazra, Muslim 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Ho 100 Sylheti 100 - - - - -
Jamadar 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Jat, Muslim 3,700 Bengali - 3,700 - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 2,000 Panjabi, Western - - - - 2,000 -
 Jhalo Malo 45,000 Bengali 45,000 - - - - -
Jharudar 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
Jhinwar, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
 Jogi, Hindu 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
 Jogi, Muslim 3,800 Bengali - 3,800 - - - -
Jotdar 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Julaha 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
Kaghazi 1,700 Bengali - 1,700 - - - -
 Kahar 8,600 Bengali 8,600 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 100 Chittagonian 100 - - - - -
 Kalu 16,000 Bengali - 16,000 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Kamboh, Sikh 30 Panjabi, Western - - - - 30 -
 Kandu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaora 4,500 Bengali 4,500 - - - - -
 Kapali 59,000 Bengali 59,000 - - - - -
Karadar 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Karenga Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kasar 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Kayastha 136,000 Bengali 136,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Khandait 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 40 Khasi - - - 30 - -
 Khatri, Sikh 40 Panjabi, Western - - - - 40 -
 Koiri, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kol Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Koli 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Konwar 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kori 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kotal 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 20 Kuvi 20 - - - - -
 Kuli 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 42,000 Bengali 42,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi, Hindu 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Labana, Sikh 30 Panjabi, Western - - - - 30 -
Laheri, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Limbu 30 Limbu - - - - - 30
 Lohar, Hindu 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 3,400 Bengali - 3,400 - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 5,000 Bengali 5,000 - - - - -
Madari 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
Mahaldar 300 Oriya - 300 - - - -
 Mahili, Mahle 700 Mahali 700 - - - - -
 Mahishya 119,000 Bengali 119,000 - - 200 - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 80 Panjabi, Western - - - - 80 -
 Majhwar 700 Bengali 300 400 - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Mal, Muslim 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mallah, Muslim 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
Mallik, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mallik, Muslim 8,600 Bengali - 8,600 - - - -
Malto 900 Mal Paharia 900 - - - - -
Mandala, Hindu 7,000 Bengali 7,000 - - - - -
Mandala, Muslim 81,000 Bengali - 81,000 - - - -
Masalchi 60 Bengali - 60 - - - -
 Matia 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Maulangi 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Mazhabi 80 Panjabi, Western - - - - 80 -
Mir 2,500 Bengali - 2,500 - - - -
Mirzakhani 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Mochi, Hindu 76,000 Bengali 76,000 - - - - -
 Mochi, Muslim 3,600 Bengali - 3,600 - - - -
 Moghal 4,500 Bengali - 4,500 - - - -
 Munda 5,300 Sadri, Oraon 1,200 20 - 300 - 3,800
Munshi 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Nagarchi, Hindu 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Nagarchi, Muslim 5,600 Bengali - 5,600 - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 31,000 Bengali 31,000 - - - - -
Nai, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
 Namasudra, Hindu 667,000 Bengali 667,000 - - 700 - -
 Namasudra, Muslim 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
Nikari, Muslim 28,000 Bengali - 28,000 - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 9,000 Sylheti 6,000 - - 900 - 2,200
Paliya 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Parsee 90 Parsi - - - - - 90
 Pashtun, Northern 19,000 Bengali - 19,000 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Pasi, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Patni, Hindu 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
Patni, Muslim 1,900 Bengali - 1,900 - - - -
 Patwa, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Persian 70 Persian, Iranian - 70 - - - -
Peshakar 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 2,100 Bengali - 2,100 - - - -
 Pod 6,500 Bengali 6,500 - - - - -
 Pundari 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Qassab 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
 Qazi 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
 Rajbansi 58,000 Bengali 58,000 - - 50 - -
 Rajbansi, Muslim 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Rajbhar 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Rajput 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 6,400 Bengali - 6,400 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 80 Panjabi, Western - - - - 80 -
Raju 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Rajwar 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Ramdasia, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
 Rangrez, Muslim 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
Rasua 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 3,500 Bengali - 3,500 - - - -
 Saharia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Saini, Sikh 40 Panjabi, Western - - - - 40 -
Sankara 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 3,400 Bengali 800 - - 400 - 2,300
Sardar, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Sardar, Muslim 3,700 Bengali - 3,700 - - - -
 Sarera, Sikh 80 Panjabi, Western - - - - 80 -
 Sarki 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Sayyid 206,000 Bengali - 206,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 14,476,000 Bengali - 14,476,000 - - - -
Shanan 19,000 Bengali - 19,000 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Sindh Muslim 400 Sindhi - 400 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 41,000 Bengali 41,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar, Hindu 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar, Muslim 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 40,000 Bengali 40,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 1,200 Bengali - 1,200 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 8,200 Bengali 8,200 - - - - -
Tarafdar 3,100 Bengali - 3,100 - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Western - - - - 200 -
 Teli, Hindu 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Tili, Hindu 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 7,200 Bengali 7,200 - - - - -
 Turaiha 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Turi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 47,000 Bengali 47,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  242 17,148,000   235 1,835,000 15,288,000 700 13,000 2,800 9,700

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