Country: Bangladesh

State:  Sylhet

District:  All



Number of People Groups

162

Unreached People Groups

141

Total Population

10,568,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

1.1 %

Hindu

11.4 %

Muslim

85.8 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Ansari 36,000 Bengali - 36,000 - - - -
 Arleng 900 Karbi 900 - - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
Asur 900 Sylheti 600 - 70 90 - 100
 Baiga 3,100 Sylheti 3,000 - 20 30 - 80
 Bairagi, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bauri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 6,800 Bengali 6,200 - - 400 - 100
Behara 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Bhumij 24,000 Sylheti 20,000 100 100 1,000 - 2,100
 Bihari Muslim 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Binjhia 6,200 Sylheti 5,500 - - 500 - 200
Birhor 600 Sylheti 500 - - 70 - 20
 Birjia 300 Sylheti 300 - - - - -
 Bishnupuria 11,000 Bishnupriya 9,600 400 - 30 - 1,200
 Bodo 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 39,000 Bengali 39,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Acharaj 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Brahmin, Acharya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Utkal 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Vaidik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Varendra 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Burmese 7,900 Burmese - - 7,900 - - -
 Chamar 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Chero 4,600 Sylheti 4,400 - - 80 - 100
 Chik Baraik 4,700 Sylheti 4,000 - - 200 - 500
 Chin, Kuki 900 Chin, Khumi 60 - 700 100 - 80
 Christian unspecified 7,100 Bengali - - - 7,100 - -
Dai, Muslim 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Dalu 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
Dholi, Muslim 38,000 Sylheti - 38,000 - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
Dosadh, Muslim 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Faqir 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Gain 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Ganak, Muslim 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
Gandpal 1,200 Sylheti 1,200 - - - - -
 Garo 56,000 Garo - - - 25,000 - 31,000
Ghazi 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
Ghulam 40 Chittagonian - 40 - - - -
 Gond 6,100 Gondi, Northern 5,800 - - 60 - 200
 Gorait 500 Bengali 400 - - 60 - 70
 Gurung 60 Gurung, Western 40 - 50 - - -
 Hajam 28,000 Bengali - 28,000 - - - -
 Hajang 2,500 Hajong 2,500 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 900 Chinese, Mandarin - - 900 - - -
Hazra, Muslim Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Ho 68,000 Sylheti 54,000 300 60 2,500 - 11,000
 Jamatia 800 War-Jaintia 600 40 - 100 - -
 Jat, Sikh 500 Panjabi, Western - - - - 500 -
 Jhalo Malo 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 108,000 Bengali 108,000 - - - - -
 Jogi, Muslim 60 Bengali - 60 - - - -
Kaghazi 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kaibartta 48,000 Bengali 48,000 - - - - -
Karadar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Karmali 3,000 Sylheti 2,600 - - 400 - 50
 Kayastha 125,000 Bengali 125,000 - - - - -
Khadala 2,300 Sylheti 2,300 - - - - -
Khandait 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Kharia 8,900 Sylheti 5,200 60 60 800 - 2,800
 Kharwar 8,700 Sylheti 8,000 80 - 400 - 200
 Khasi 48,000 Khasi 5,900 - - 41,000 - 900
 Kisan 3,700 Sylheti 3,100 - - 200 - 400
 Kori 1,800 Bengali 1,700 - - 50 - 80
 Korku 2,400 Sylheti 2,400 - - - - -
 Korwa 2,500 Sylheti 1,800 - - 100 - 500
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,000 Kuvi 4,200 - - 600 - 200
 Kurmi 7,100 Bengali 7,100 - - - - -
Kusiari 3,900 Sylheti 3,900 - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Lohait Kuri 900 Sylheti 900 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 1,200 Bengali - 1,200 - - - -
Lohara 18,000 Sylheti 17,000 - - 400 - 300
Madari 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Magar 500 Bengali 400 - 40 - - -
Mahara 8,700 Sylheti 8,700 - - - - -
 Mahili, Mahle 11,000 Mahali 8,500 - - 700 - 1,600
 Mahtam, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Western - - - - - -
 Majhwar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Mal, Muslim 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 56,000 Bengali 56,000 - - - - -
 Mallah, Muslim 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Mallik, Muslim 2,200 Bengali - 2,200 - - - -
Malto 8,200 Mal Paharia 7,900 - - 70 - 200
Mandala, Muslim 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Manipuri, Meitei 25,000 Meitei 22,000 500 - - - 1,900
Masalchi Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mazhabi Unknown Panjabi, Western - - - - - -
Mirzakhani 2,400 Bengali - 2,400 - - - -
 Mizo, Bawm 300 Chin, Bawm - - - 300 - -
Mizo, Lushai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi, Hindu 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
 Moghal 3,300 Bengali - 3,300 - - - -
 Munda 99,000 Sadri, Oraon 72,000 700 200 12,000 - 14,000
 Nagarchi, Hindu 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Namassej, Hindu 182,000 Bengali 181,000 - - 100 - -
 Nat, Muslim 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
Nikari, Muslim 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Noatia 80 War-Jaintia 80 - - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 66,000 Sylheti 47,000 600 - 9,000 - -
Pan 1,200 Oriya 1,200 - - - - -
Parhaiya 3,100 Sylheti 2,700 - - 300 - 80
 Pashtun, Pathan 7,600 Bengali - 7,600 - - - -
 Pasi, Muslim 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Patni, Hindu 72,000 Bengali 72,000 - - - - -
 Patwa, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Persian 60 Persian, Iranian - 60 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,900 Bengali - 1,900 - - - -
 Pnar 5,800 Pnar 600 - - 3,700 - 1,600
 Qassab 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Rai 100 Bengali 50 - - - - 100
 Rajbansi 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 3,500 Koch 3,500 - - - - -
 Rajbansi, Muslim 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Western - - - - - -
Ranabhat 50 Assamese 50 - - - - -
 Rangrez, Muslim 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Raute 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rautia 500 Sadri, Oraon 500 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 3,200 Bengali - 3,200 - - - -
 Rohingya 19,000 Rohingya - 19,000 - - - -
Sankara 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 115,000 Bengali 30,000 900 300 10,000 - 74,000
 Saora 1,200 Savara 1,100 - - - - -
Sardar, Muslim 3,400 Bengali - 3,400 - - - -
 Sarera, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Western - - - - - -
 Sarki 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 5,000 Sylheti 3,800 - 500 600 - 100
 Sayyid 68,000 Bengali - 68,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 8,827,000 Bengali - 8,827,000 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Sindh Muslim 400 Sindhi - 400 - - - -
 Sutradhar, Hindu 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar, Muslim 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 1,200 Bengali - 1,200 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
 Teli, Hindu 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Tipura, Kok Borok 53,000 Kok Borok 42,000 5,200 - 2,500 - 2,500
 Turaiha 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Turi 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 4,900 Bengali 4,900 - - - - -
  Totals:  162 10,568,000   141 1,207,000 9,070,000 11,000 121,000 600 148,000


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