Country: Bangladesh

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Number of People Groups

252

Unreached People Groups

241

Total Population

33,941,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

11.5 %

Muslim

87.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
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Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 5,000 Bengali - 5,000 - - - -
 Agaria, Hindu 70 Chittagonian 70 - - - - -
 Aguri 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Amat 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Ansari 577,000 Bengali - 577,000 - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Western - - - - 100 -
Asur 300 Sylheti 200 - 20 20 - -
Badaik 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Bagdi 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i 300 Bengali - - - - - 300
 Bahelia, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 138,000 Bengali 138,000 - - - - -
Baiti 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 200 Balochi, Eastern - 200 - - - -
 Bania 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Bania, Gandha Banik 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 100 Marwari 100 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Bania, Khatri 3,800 Bengali 3,800 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Bania, Subarna Banik 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Banjara, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bauri 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
Bedia, Muslim 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
Beg 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Behara 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
Berua 400 Chittagonian 400 - - - - -
Besya, Hindu 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
Besya, Muslim 3,500 Bengali - 3,500 - - - -
 Bhandari 90 Oriya 90 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 4,800 Bengali 4,700 - - 70 - -
 Bhar 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 4,900 Bengali 4,900 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist Tibetan 50 Sikkimese - - 50 - - -
Bhottada 40 Oriya 40 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 44,000 Bengali 44,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 8,800 Bengali 8,800 - - - - -
 Bhumihar, Brahman 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 3,600 Sylheti 3,600 - - - - -
 Bihari Muslim 319,000 Urdu - 319,000 - - - -
 Bind 4,600 Bengali 4,600 - - - - -
Birhor 60 Sylheti 60 - - - - -
Biswas, Muslim 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
 Brahman 85,000 Bengali 85,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 3,800 Bengali 3,800 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
Brahman, Maithili 6,400 Bengali 6,400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Brahman, Utkal 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Vaidik 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Varendra 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Brahui 200 Brahui - 200 - - - -
Buna, Hindu 65,000 Bengali 65,000 - - - - -
 Chain 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Chamar 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - 400 - -
Chasadhobi 7,800 Bengali 7,800 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 90 Sylheti 90 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 25,000 Bengali - - - 25,000 - -
Dai, Hindu 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Dai, Muslim 5,500 Bengali - 5,500 - - - -
 Dalu 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
 Dhanuk 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 9,200 Bengali 9,200 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 9,100 Bengali - 9,100 - - - -
Doai 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 5,000 Chittagonian 5,000 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 7,200 Bengali 7,200 - - - - -
Dosadh, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Faqir 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
Ganak, Muslim 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Ganda 80 Oriya 80 - - - - -
 Garo 9,500 Garo - - - 5,400 - 4,200
 Gauda 70 Oriya 70 - - - - -
 Ghasi, Hindu 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Ghazi 11,000 Bengali - 11,000 - - - -
Ghulam 100 Chittagonian - 100 - - - -
 Gonrhi 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Gorait 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Guria 70 Oriya 70 - - - - -
 Gurung 500 Gurung, Western 200 - 300 - - -
 Hadi 31,000 Bengali 31,000 - - 50 - -
 Hajam 61,000 Bengali - 61,000 - - - -
 Hajang 60 Hajong 60 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 40,000 Bengali 40,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,400 Chinese, Mandarin - - 1,400 - - -
Hazra, Muslim 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Ho 2,000 Sylheti 1,500 - - 100 - 400
 Jat, Sikh 1,800 Panjabi, Western - - - - 1,900 -
 Jhalo Malo 58,000 Bengali 58,000 - - - - -
Jhinwar, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Western - - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Jogi, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Jotdar 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Julaha 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
 Kachari, Dimasa 5,100 Dimasa 5,100 - - - - -
Kadar 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
Kaghazi 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kahar 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 91,000 Bengali 91,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 10,000 Bengali - 10,000 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Kamboh, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
Kandra 70 Oriya 70 - - - - -
 Kandu 7,700 Bengali 7,700 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kapali 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
Karadar 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
Karenga 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Kasar 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Kawar 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha 125,000 Bengali 125,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khandait 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Kharia 1,600 Sylheti 1,600 - - - - -
 Kharwar 400 Sylheti 400 - - - - -
 Khasi 4,700 Khasi 500 - - 3,800 - 500
 Khatik, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khatri, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 30 -
 Koiri, Hindu 3,400 Bengali 3,400 - - - - -
 Kol 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Konai 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Kori 8,000 Bengali 8,000 - - - - -
Kotal 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Kotwal 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 100 Kuvi 100 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 61,000 Bengali 61,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi 47,000 Bengali 47,000 - - - - -
 Labana, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Western - - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim 1,900 Bengali - 1,900 - - - -
 Limbu 100 Limbu 30 - 40 - - 100
 Lohar, Hindu 52,000 Bengali 52,000 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 4,700 Bengali - 4,700 - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
Madari 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Magar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahanta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahar, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mahili, Mahle 10,000 Mahali 7,800 - - 700 - 1,800
 Mahishya 225,000 Bengali 225,000 - - 900 - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 60 Panjabi, Western - - - - 80 -
 Majhwar 2,300 Bengali 2,200 100 - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 6,700 Bengali 6,700 - - - - -
Mal, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 9,300 Bengali 9,300 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 7,100 Bengali 7,100 - - - - -
 Mallah, Muslim 10,000 Bengali - 10,000 - - - -
 Mallik, Muslim 5,600 Bengali - 5,600 - - - -
Malto 24,000 Mal Paharia 23,000 - - 500 - -
Mandala, Muslim 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
Masalchi 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Matia 32,000 Bengali 32,000 - - - - -
 Mazhabi 30 Panjabi, Western - - - - 50 -
 Mech 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Mir 12,000 Bengali - 12,000 - - - -
Mirdas, Muslim 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
Mirzakhani 3,700 Bengali - 3,700 - - - -
Mishri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mochi, Hindu 135,000 Bengali 135,000 - - - - -
 Mochi, Muslim 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
 Moghal 7,900 Bengali - 7,900 - - - -
 Mru, Mro 600 Mru - - 600 - - -
 Munda 29,000 Sadri, Oraon 6,400 200 20 3,000 - 20,000
 Musahar, Hindu 7,900 Bengali 7,900 - - - - -
 Nagarchi, Hindu 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Nai, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
 Namasudra, Hindu 188,000 Bengali 188,000 - - 500 - -
 Nat, Hindu 1,500 Bengali 1,300 - - 100 - -
 Nat, Muslim 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
Nikari, Muslim 2,900 Bengali - 2,900 - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 23,000 Sylheti 15,000 40 - 2,600 - 4,900
Paliya 71,000 Bengali 71,000 - - - - -
Pan 1,100 Oriya 1,100 - - - - -
 Parja 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Parsee 20 Parsi - - - - - 20
 Pashtun, Northern 48,000 Bengali - 48,000 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Pasi, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Patial 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Patni, Hindu 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
Patni, Muslim 1,500 Bengali - 1,500 - - - -
 Patwa, Muslim 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Persian 200 Persian, Iranian - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 6,600 Bengali - 6,600 - - - -
 Pod 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Pundari 7,900 Bengali 7,900 - - - - -
 Qassab 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
 Qazi 3,200 Bengali - 3,200 - - - -
 Rabha Unknown Rabha - - - - - -
 Rai 200 Bengali 60 - - - - 200
 Rajbansi 1,288,000 Bengali 1,385,000 - - 3,700 - 300
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 45,000 Koch 45,000 - - - - 300
 Rajbansi, Muslim 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
 Rajbhar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Rajput 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Western - - - - 200 -
Raju 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
 Ramdasia, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Western - - - - - -
 Rangrez, Muslim 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
Rayeen, Hindu 4,800 Bengali 4,800 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 20,000 Bengali - 20,000 - - - -
 Saharia 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Saini, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 30 -
Sankara 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 459,000 Bengali 110,000 3,300 900 44,000 - 302,000
 Saora 60 Savara 60 - - - - -
Sardar, Muslim 8,700 Bengali - 8,700 - - - -
 Sarera, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 40 -
 Sayyid 228,000 Bengali - 228,000 - - - -
Shabar 70 Oriya 70 - - - - -
 Shaikh 28,289,000 Bengali - 28,289,000 - - - -
Shanan 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Sindh Muslim 900 Sindhi - 900 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 174,000 Bengali 174,000 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 300 Nepali 300 - - - - 80
 Sutradhar, Hindu 48,000 Bengali 48,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar, Muslim 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Tamang, Eastern 500 Tamang, Southwestern 100 - 400 - - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 6,100 Bengali - 6,100 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 33,000 Bengali 33,000 - - - - -
Tarafdar 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Western - - - - 100 -
 Teli, Hindu 9,200 Bengali 9,200 - - - - -
 Thathera, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Tili, Hindu 33,000 Bengali 33,000 - - - - -
Tirendaj 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tiyar 7,500 Bengali 7,500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 1,500 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Turi 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - 30 - -
 Yadav, Hindu 44,000 Bengali 44,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  252 33,941,000   241 3,911,000 29,700,000 3,700 91,000 2,600 334,000

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