Country: Bangladesh

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Number of People Groups

231

Unreached People Groups

210

Total Population

27,955,000

Buddhist

2.1 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

7.9 %

Muslim

89.3 %

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 - - - -
 Agaria, Hindu 200 Chittagonian 200 - - - - -
 Aguri 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Ansari 22,000 Bengali - 22,000 - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 300 Panjabi, Western - - - - 300 -
 Asho, Khyang 1,700 Chin, Asho - - 500 1,200 - -
 Bagdi 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 700 Bengali - - - - - 700
 Bahelia, Hindu 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 38,000 Bengali 38,000 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
Baiti 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 30 Balochi, Eastern - 30 - - - -
 Bania 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bania, Gandha Banik 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Bania, Subarna Banik 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bauri 3,400 Bengali 3,400 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Bedia, Muslim 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
Behara 1,800 Bengali - 1,800 - - - -
Berua 9,400 Chittagonian 30 - 9,300 - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Bhar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist Tibetan 20 Sikkimese - - 20 - - -
 Bhuinhar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - 300 - -
 Bhuiya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bhumij 80 Sylheti 80 - - - - -
 Bihari Muslim 93,000 Urdu - 93,000 - - - -
 Bind 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bishnupuria 1,800 Bishnupriya 1,700 50 - 20 - 90
 Brahman 112,000 Bengali 112,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Acharaj 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Acharya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 4,600 Bengali 4,600 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 4,500 Bengali 4,500 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Brahman, Utkal 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Vaidik 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Brahman, Varendra 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahui 70 Brahui - 70 - - - -
 Chain 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Chak 2,400 Chak - - 2,400 - - -
 Chakma 390,000 Chakma 200 - 331,000 59,000 - -
 Chamar 5,200 Bengali 5,100 - - 70 - -
Chin Chinbon 1,200 Chin, Chinbon - - 300 900 - -
Chin Lai 1,500 Chin, Haka - - 200 800 - 500
 Chin, Kuki 7,100 Chin, Khumi 200 - 1,300 3,700 - 2,000
Chin, Yindi 1,400 Chin, Khumi - - 200 700 - 500
 Christian unspecified 62,000 Bengali - - - 63,000 - -
Dai, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Dai, Muslim 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Dalu 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 2,400 Bengali - 2,400 - - - -
 Dhangar 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 67,000 Bengali 67,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 2,100 Bengali - 2,100 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 13,000 Chittagonian 13,000 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Dosadh, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Faqir 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Ganak, Muslim 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Garo 600 Garo - - - 200 - 400
 Ghasi, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Ghazi 12,000 Bengali - 12,000 - - - -
Ghulam 3,500 Chittagonian - 3,500 - - - -
 Gonrhi Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Gurung 100 Gurung, Western 40 - 70 - - -
 Hadi 10,000 Bengali 9,800 - 30 300 - -
 Hajam 82,000 Bengali - 82,000 - - - -
 Hajang 40 Hajong 40 - - - - -
Halam 1,800 Chin, Falam 100 - - 1,700 - -
 Halwai, Hindu 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,200 Chinese, Mandarin - - 1,200 - - -
Hazra, Muslim 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Jamatia 4,100 War-Jaintia 3,000 200 - 1,000 - -
 Jat, Sikh 4,800 Panjabi, Western - - - - 4,800 -
 Jhalo Malo 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
Jhinwar, Sikh 70 Panjabi, Western - - - - 70 -
 Jogi, Hindu 288,000 Bengali 288,000 - - 500 - -
 Jogi, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Julaha 60 Panjabi, Western - - - - 60 -
 Kachari, Dimasa 2,600 Dimasa 2,600 - - - - -
Kaghazi 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
 Kahar 7,100 Bengali 7,100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 128,000 Bengali 128,000 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 1,000 Chittagonian 1,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Kamboh, Sikh 80 Panjabi, Western - - - - 80 -
 Kandu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kapali 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
Karadar 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
Karenga Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kasar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kawar 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Kayastha 649,000 Bengali 649,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Khami 4,900 Chittagonian - - 900 100 - 3,900
Kharia 90 Sylheti 90 - - - - -
 Khasi 1,600 Khasi 200 - - 1,300 - 200
 Khatri, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Western - - - - 100 -
 Kisan 80 Sylheti 80 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kol 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Koli 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Konwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kori 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Kotal 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi, Hindu 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Labana, Sikh 70 Panjabi, Western - - - - 70 -
Laheri, Muslim 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
Lohait Kuri 20 Sylheti 20 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 7,000 Bengali - 7,000 - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Lushai, Mizo 100 Mizo - - 20 80 - -
Madari 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Magar 200 Bengali 100 - 20 - - -
 Mahanta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahar, Hindu 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahili, Mahle 7,200 Mahali 7,200 - - - - -
 Mahishya 104,000 Bengali 103,000 - - 200 - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Western - - - - 200 -
 Majhwar 500 Bengali 400 50 - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 7,800 Bengali 7,800 - - - - -
Mal, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mallah, Muslim 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Mallik, Muslim 6,200 Bengali - 6,200 - - - -
Mandala, Muslim 3,200 Bengali - 3,200 - - - -
 Manipuri, Meitei 1,100 Meitei 1,200 60 - - - 100
 Marma 41,000 Marma 1,900 600 35,000 3,300 - -
Masalchi 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
 Mazhabi 200 Panjabi, Western - - - - 200 -
 Mech 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Mir 1,700 Bengali - 1,700 - - - -
Mishri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mizo, Bawm 6,600 Chin, Bawm 600 - 200 5,800 - -
 Mochi, Hindu 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 2,500 Bengali - 2,500 - - - -
 Mru, Mro 27,000 Mru - - 26,000 1,100 - -
 Munda 800 Sadri, Oraon 90 - - 100 - 600
 Musahar, Hindu 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Nagarchi, Hindu 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
Nagarchi, Muslim 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Nai, Sikh 60 Panjabi, Western - - - - 60 -
 Namasudra, Hindu 233,000 Bengali 233,000 - - 100 - -
 Nat, Hindu 5,100 Bengali 5,100 - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Newah 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Nikari, Muslim 3,100 Bengali - 3,100 - - - -
 Noatia 1,200 War-Jaintia 1,200 - - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 2,700 Sylheti 1,600 - - 400 - 800
Paliya 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Pankhu, Panko 3,500 Pangkhua - - 3,400 100 - -
 Parsee 40 Parsi - - - - - 40
 Pashtun, Northern 20,000 Bengali - 20,000 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Pasi, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Patial 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Patni, Hindu 9,800 Bengali 9,800 - - - - -
 Patwa, Muslim 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Persian 200 Persian, Iranian - 200 - - - -
Peshakar 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Pinjara 5,400 Bengali - 5,400 - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Qassab 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Qazi 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Rabha 100 Rabha 100 - - - - -
 Rai 90 Bengali 20 - - - - 70
 Rajbansi 7,000 Bengali 6,800 - 90 100 - -
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 1,600 Koch 1,500 - 40 40 - -
 Rajbansi, Muslim 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Rajbhar 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Rajput 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Western - - - - 200 -
 Rajwar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rakhine, Arakanese 150,000 Magahi 3,800 3,200 138,000 5,500 - -
 Ramdasia, Sikh 70 Panjabi, Western - - - - 70 -
 Rangrez, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 8,900 Bengali - 8,900 - - - -
 Reang 1,800 Riang 1,500 - - 300 - -
 Rohingya 65,000 Rakhine - 65,000 - - - -
Rohingya, Zerbadi 34,000 Rakhine - 34,000 - - - -
 Saharia 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Saini, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Western - - - - 100 -
Sankara 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 3,600 Bengali 600 20 - 700 - 2,300
Sardar, Muslim 10,000 Bengali - 10,000 - - - -
 Sarera, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Western - - - - 200 -
 Sayyid 170,000 Bengali - 170,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 24,385,000 Bengali - 24,385,000 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Sindh Muslim 600 Sindhi - 600 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 128,000 Bengali 128,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar, Hindu 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar, Muslim 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Tamang, Eastern 200 Tamang, Southwestern 20 - 200 - - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 40,000 Bengali 40,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Tangchanghya 33,000 Tangchangya 200 - 25,000 7,600 - -
 Tanti, Hindu 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 400 Panjabi, Western - - - - 400 -
 Teli, Hindu 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
 Tili, Hindu 7,400 Bengali 7,400 - - - - -
 Tipura, Kok Borok 63,000 Kok Borok 45,000 5,000 - 6,000 - 7,200
 Tiyar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Turaiha 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Turi 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Uchai 9,300 Kok Borok 3,500 - - 200 - 5,700
 Yadav, Hindu 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  231 27,955,000   210 2,207,000 24,976,000 574,000 166,000 6,700 25,000

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