People Cluster:  Bengali What is a People Cluster?

Population
350,495,000
1.1% estimated
Annual Growth Rate
People Groups (Across Countries)
186
People Groups
(by Country)
363
Unreached Groups (by Country)
354
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 Aguri 459,000 2 2 100.0 % 459,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 10
Akhandji 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Amat 257,000 2 2 100.0 % 257,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 6
Angarok 6,300 1 1 100.0 % 6,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Anglo 174,000 3 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 97.4% 0.0% -
Badaik 109,000 2 2 100.0 % 109,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 3,580,000 2 2 100.0 % 3,580,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 72
Bagti 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 405,000 2 2 100.0 % 405,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 8
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,964,000 3 3 100.0 % 3,964,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 79
Bajikar (Hindu traditions) 600 1 1 100.0 % 600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 2,100 2 2 100.0 % 2,100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Bantar 178,000 2 2 100.0 % 178,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 4
Barua 12,000 2 2 100.0 % 12,000 100.0 %    Buddhism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Bauri 2,196,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,196,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 45
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 31,000 4 4 100.0 % 31,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 4
Beg 4,000 3 3 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 3
Behara 61,000 2 2 100.0 % 61,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Bengali, Sylhetti 120,000 1 1 100.0 % 120,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.3% 0.0% 2
Besya (Hindu traditions) 4,600 2 2 100.0 % 4,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Besya (Muslim traditions) 9,500 2 2 100.0 % 9,500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Bhakat 2,900 1 1 100.0 % 2,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Bhalla 3,600 1 1 100.0 % 3,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bhar 1,986,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,986,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 42
Bhaskar 1,300 2 2 100.0 % 1,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Bhir 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bhuinmali 292,000 2 2 100.0 % 292,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 6
 Bhuiya 1,981,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,981,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 40
 Bhumij 1,149,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,149,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.0% 0.0% 23
Bhunar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bind 1,062,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,062,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 22
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 2,800 1 1 100.0 % 2,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 32,000 2 2 100.0 % 32,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Bitopi 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Bonaj 400 1 1 100.0 % 400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Buna (Hindu traditions) 490,000 2 2 100.0 % 490,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10
Buna (Muslim traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Chain 505,000 2 2 100.0 % 505,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 11
Chasadhobi 98,000 2 2 100.0 % 98,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
Chaudhari, caste 11,000 2 2 100.0 % 11,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Chaura 4,000 1 1 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Chik (Hindu traditions) 132,000 1 1 100.0 % 132,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 3
Chitrakar (Muslim traditions) 6,200 1 1 100.0 % 6,200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 136,000 1 1 100.0 % 136,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
Dahiara 2,700 1 1 100.0 % 2,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,600 2 2 100.0 % 9,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Dai (Muslim traditions) 63,000 2 2 100.0 % 63,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Dalu 20,000 2 2 100.0 % 20,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Daphtari 600 1 1 100.0 % 600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Dhanwar 66,000 1 1 100.0 % 66,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 59,000 2 2 100.0 % 59,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Diwan 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Doai 18,000 2 2 100.0 % 18,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 13,000 2 2 100.0 % 13,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Dulia 355,000 2 2 100.0 % 355,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 8
Gain 6,700 1 1 100.0 % 6,700 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Ganak 5,500 2 2 100.0 % 5,500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Gandpal 1,200 1 1 100.0 % 1,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Gharti 137,000 2 2 100.0 % 137,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.5% 0.0% 3
Ghazi 65,000 2 2 100.0 % 65,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Ghulam 23,000 2 2 100.0 % 23,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Gundi 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Gura 1,900 1 1 100.0 % 1,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Hadi 1,214,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,214,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 25
 Hajang 92,000 2 2 100.0 % 92,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 2
Hajang Banai 5,000 1 1 100.0 % 5,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.0% 0.0% 1
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 4,300 2 2 100.0 % 4,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 700 1 1 100.0 % 700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Jamadar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Jaraj (Hindu traditions) 9,000 1 1 100.0 % 9,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 19,000 1 1 100.0 % 19,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Jhalo Malo 690,000 2 2 100.0 % 690,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 14
Jharudar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Jimdar 81,000 1 1 100.0 % 81,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 3,754,000 4 4 100.0 % 3,754,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 77
Jotdar 1,600 1 1 100.0 % 1,600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kaghazi 2,300 1 1 100.0 % 2,300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kahar Kamkar (Muslim traditions) 1,900 1 1 100.0 % 1,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Kaibartta 2,419,000 5 5 100.0 % 2,419,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 51
Kaibartta Jalia 751,000 2 2 100.0 % 751,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 15
 Kalu 332,000 2 2 100.0 % 332,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 7
 Kandu 2,497,000 3 3 100.0 % 2,497,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 50
 Kaora 383,000 2 2 100.0 % 383,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.6% 0.0% 9
 Kapali 506,000 2 2 100.0 % 506,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10
Karadar 2,400 1 1 100.0 % 2,400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Karenga 46,000 2 2 100.0 % 46,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 2
Karigar 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 726,000 3 2 66.7 % 723,000 99.5 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 15
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 9,510,000 4 4 100.0 % 9,510,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 191
Kechai 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kela (Muslim traditions) 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Khairwar 424,000 2 2 100.0 % 424,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 9
Khambu 337,000 3 3 100.0 % 337,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 4.2% 0.0% 9
Khami 6,200 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Unknown 5.7% 0.0% -
 Khandait 1,727,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,727,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 35
 Khavar 149,000 1 1 100.0 % 149,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
 Kisan 1,618,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,618,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.7% 0.0% 34
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 188,000 3 3 100.0 % 188,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 4
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 8,442,000 3 3 100.0 % 8,442,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 170
Konai 148,000 2 2 100.0 % 148,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 4
Konwar 8,100 1 1 100.0 % 8,100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Kori 310,000 3 3 100.0 % 310,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.9% 0.0% 8
Kotal 34,000 2 2 100.0 % 34,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Kunui 900 1 1 100.0 % 900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kurmi Mahato 239,000 1 1 100.0 % 239,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 5
Kurol 5,700 1 1 100.0 % 5,700 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kusiari 5,700 2 2 100.0 % 5,700 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Laheri (Hindu traditions) 83,000 1 1 100.0 % 83,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Lashkar 900 1 1 100.0 % 900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Let 8,000 1 1 100.0 % 8,000 100.0 %    Unknown 0.0% 0.0% 1
Lohait Kuri 1,200 1 1 100.0 % 1,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Madhuapit 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Mahara 16,000 2 2 100.0 % 16,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Mahishya 10,330,000 4 4 100.0 % 10,330,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 208
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,828,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,828,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 38
Mal (Muslim traditions) 21,000 2 2 100.0 % 21,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 477,000 3 3 100.0 % 477,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 10
Mallah Chain (Muslim traditions) 3,400 1 1 100.0 % 3,400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 31,000 2 2 100.0 % 31,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 3,700 1 1 100.0 % 3,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 615,000 3 3 100.0 % 615,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 13
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 110,000 2 2 100.0 % 110,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 3
Markande 77,000 1 1 100.0 % 77,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Marma 47,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Buddhism 8.5% 0.0% -
Masalchi 2,700 1 1 100.0 % 2,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Matia 228,000 2 2 100.0 % 228,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 5
Maulangi 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Mir 76,000 2 2 100.0 % 76,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) 1,300 2 2 100.0 % 1,300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Mirzakhani 19,000 3 3 100.0 % 19,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 3
Mishri 8,300 2 2 100.0 % 8,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,414,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,414,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 49
Munshi 600 1 1 100.0 % 600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 1 1 100.0 % 400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Nagar 145,000 1 1 100.0 % 145,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 169,000 2 2 100.0 % 169,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 4
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 13,000 2 2 100.0 % 13,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Nagarchi Nagesia (Muslim traditions) 1,000 1 1 100.0 % 1,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Nai Nabasakh 14,000 2 2 100.0 % 14,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Namassej 8,412,000 5 5 100.0 % 8,412,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 172
 Namassej Chandel 4,505,000 2 2 100.0 % 4,505,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 90
 Namasudra 3,800 2 2 100.0 % 3,800 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 116,000 2 2 100.0 % 116,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Paliya 286,000 2 2 100.0 % 286,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 5
 Pankhu 4,000 1 1 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Buddhism 4.5% 0.0% 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 395,000 2 2 100.0 % 395,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 8
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,300 2 2 100.0 % 6,300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 16,000 3 3 100.0 % 16,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 3
Peshakar 2,200 2 2 100.0 % 2,200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Pod 3,111,000 2 2 100.0 % 3,111,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 63
 Pundari 260,000 2 2 100.0 % 260,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 6
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 6,896,000 4 3 75.0 % 6,784,000 98.4 %    Hinduism 0.6% 0.0% 136
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 7,900 2 2 100.0 % 7,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Rajbansi Khen (Muslim traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Rajbhar 86,000 3 3 100.0 % 86,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 3
Raju 532,000 1 1 100.0 % 532,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 11
 Rajwar 594,000 2 2 100.0 % 594,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 13
Rasua 1,900 2 2 100.0 % 1,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Rayeen (Hindu traditions) 6,800 2 2 100.0 % 6,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Rohingya 1,206,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,206,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 25
Rohingya Zerbadi 38,000 1 1 100.0 % 38,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Sabar 4,800 1 1 100.0 % 4,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Samanthan 48,000 1 1 100.0 % 48,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Sankara 89,000 2 2 100.0 % 89,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 5,100 2 2 100.0 % 5,100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 65,000 2 2 100.0 % 65,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Shaikh 236,190,000 7 7 100.0 % 236,190,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 4,725
Shanan 23,000 1 1 100.0 % 23,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Siyalgir (Hindu traditions) 7,100 1 1 100.0 % 7,100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 1,456,000 17 16 94.1 % 1,433,000 98.4 %    Islam 1.1% 0.2% 34
Sukli 59,000 1 1 100.0 % 59,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,660,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,660,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 33
Sunri Sadhubanik 562,000 2 2 100.0 % 562,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 11
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 635,000 3 3 100.0 % 635,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 13
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 42,000 2 2 100.0 % 42,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 246,000 3 3 100.0 % 246,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 6
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 4,885,000 4 4 100.0 % 4,885,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 99
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 4,300 2 2 100.0 % 4,300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Tarafdar 3,800 1 1 100.0 % 3,800 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Tili 1,096,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,096,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 22
Tirendaj 400 2 2 100.0 % 400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Tiyar 557,000 2 2 100.0 % 557,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 11
Yadav Sadgope 2,622,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,622,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 53
Totals: 186 Peoples (across countries) 350,495,000 363 354 97.5 % 350,130,000 99.9 %    Islam 0.1% 0.0% 7,186 
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