People Cluster:  Bengali What is a People Cluster?

Population
357,032,000
1.1% estimated
Annual Growth Rate
People Groups (Across Countries)
187
People Groups
(by Country)
365
Unreached Groups (by Country)
355
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 Aguri 519,000 2 2 100.0 % 519,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 11
Akhandji 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Amat 260,000 2 2 100.0 % 260,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 6
Angarok 6,400 1 1 100.0 % 6,400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Anglo 159,000 3 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 97.1% 0.0% -
Badaik 110,000 2 2 100.0 % 110,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 3,011,000 2 2 100.0 % 3,011,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 61
Bagti 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 416,000 2 2 100.0 % 416,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 9
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,996,000 3 3 100.0 % 3,996,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 80
Bajikar (Hindu traditions) 600 1 1 100.0 % 600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 2,400 2 2 100.0 % 2,400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Bantar 194,000 2 2 100.0 % 194,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 4
Barua 12,000 2 2 100.0 % 12,000 100.0 %    Buddhism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Bauri 2,071,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,071,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 42
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 32,000 4 4 100.0 % 32,000 100.0 %    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 121,000 1 1 100.0 % 121,000 100.0 %    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) 9,600 2 2 100.0 % 9,600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Bhakat 3,000 1 1 100.0 % 3,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Bhalla 3,600 1 1 100.0 % 3,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bhar 2,015,000 3 3 100.0 % 2,015,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 42
Bhaskar 1,400 2 2 100.0 % 1,400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Bhir 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bhuinmali 281,000 2 2 100.0 % 281,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 5
 Bhuiya 2,041,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,041,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 42
 Bhumij 1,165,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,165,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.1% 0.0% 24
Bhunar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Bindla 1,083,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,083,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 22
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 2,900 1 1 100.0 % 2,900 100.0 %    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) 502,000 2 2 100.0 % 502,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10
Buna (Muslim traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Chain 538,000 2 2 100.0 % 538,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 11
Chasadhobi 100,000 2 2 100.0 % 100,000 100.0 %    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 4,100 1 1 100.0 % 4,100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Chik (Hindu traditions) 125,000 1 1 100.0 % 125,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 2
Chitrakar (Muslim traditions) 6,300 1 1 100.0 % 6,300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 117,000 1 1 100.0 % 117,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Dahiara 2,700 1 1 100.0 % 2,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,700 2 2 100.0 % 9,700 100.0 %    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 67,000 1 1 100.0 % 67,000 100.0 %    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 13,000 2 2 100.0 % 13,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Dulia 394,000 2 2 100.0 % 394,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 9
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) 14,000 2 2 100.0 % 14,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Gain 6,800 1 1 100.0 % 6,800 100.0 %    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 138,000 2 2 100.0 % 138,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.5% 0.0% 3
Ghazi 66,000 2 2 100.0 % 66,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Ghulam 25,000 2 2 100.0 % 25,000 100.0 %    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 1,069,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,069,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 22
 Hajang 94,000 2 2 100.0 % 94,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 3
Hajang Banai 5,000 1 1 100.0 % 5,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.0% 0.0% 1
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 4,500 2 2 100.0 % 4,500 100.0 %    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) 9,100 1 1 100.0 % 9,100 100.0 %    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 677,000 2 2 100.0 % 677,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 14
Jharudar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Jimdar 82,000 1 1 100.0 % 82,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 3,829,000 4 4 100.0 % 3,829,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 78
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) 2,100 1 1 100.0 % 2,100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Kaibartta 2,388,000 5 5 100.0 % 2,388,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 50
Kaibartta Jalia 693,000 2 2 100.0 % 693,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 14
 Kalu 340,000 2 2 100.0 % 340,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 7
 Kandu 2,532,000 3 3 100.0 % 2,532,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 52
 Kaora 302,000 2 2 100.0 % 302,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.7% 0.0% 7
 Kapali 513,000 2 2 100.0 % 513,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10
Karadar 2,400 1 1 100.0 % 2,400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Karenga 43,000 2 2 100.0 % 43,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 2
Karigar 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 669,000 3 2 66.7 % 666,000 99.5 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 14
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 9,781,000 4 4 100.0 % 9,781,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 196
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 341,000 3 3 100.0 % 341,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 4.2% 0.0% 9
Khami 6,200 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Unknown 5.7% 0.0% -
 Khandait 1,762,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,762,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 36
 Khavar 148,000 1 1 100.0 % 148,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
 Kisan 1,645,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,645,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.7% 0.0% 35
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 172,000 3 3 100.0 % 172,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 4
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 8,586,000 3 3 100.0 % 8,586,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 173
Konai 143,000 2 2 100.0 % 143,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 4
Konwar 4,500 1 1 100.0 % 4,500 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Kori 2,645,000 3 3 100.0 % 2,645,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 54
Kotal 27,000 2 2 100.0 % 27,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Kunui 900 1 1 100.0 % 900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kurmi Mahato 256,000 1 1 100.0 % 256,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 5
Kurol 5,800 1 1 100.0 % 5,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kusiari 5,800 2 2 100.0 % 5,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Laheri (Hindu traditions) 84,000 1 1 100.0 % 84,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Lashkar 900 1 1 100.0 % 900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Let 8,100 1 1 100.0 % 8,100 100.0 %    Unknown 0.0% 0.0% 1
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 128,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 11.3% 0.0% -
Lodha (Muslim traditions, tribal) 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Islam 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 10,706,000 4 4 100.0 % 10,706,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 216
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,829,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,829,000 100.0 %    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) 487,000 3 3 100.0 % 487,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 10
Mallah Chain (Muslim traditions) 3,700 1 1 100.0 % 3,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 30,000 2 2 100.0 % 30,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 3,900 1 1 100.0 % 3,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 627,000 3 3 100.0 % 627,000 100.0 %    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 78,000 1 1 100.0 % 78,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Marma 246,000 2 1 50.0 % 47,000 19.1 %    Buddhism 7.0% 0.0% 1
Masalchi 2,700 1 1 100.0 % 2,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Matia 245,000 2 2 100.0 % 245,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 5
Maulangi 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Mir 79,000 2 2 100.0 % 79,000 100.0 %    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 20,000 3 3 100.0 % 20,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 3
Mishri 8,600 2 2 100.0 % 8,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,370,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,370,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 48
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 147,000 1 1 100.0 % 147,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 173,000 2 2 100.0 % 173,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 4
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 14,000 2 2 100.0 % 14,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Nai Nabasakh 14,000 2 2 100.0 % 14,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 8,241,000 5 5 100.0 % 8,241,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 168
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 4,000 2 2 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Namassej Chandel 4,477,000 2 2 100.0 % 4,477,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 90
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 118,000 2 2 100.0 % 118,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Paliya 194,000 2 2 100.0 % 194,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
 Pankhu 4,100 1 1 100.0 % 4,100 100.0 %    Buddhism 4.5% 0.0% 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 386,000 2 2 100.0 % 386,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 7
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 3,026,000 2 2 100.0 % 3,026,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 61
 Pundari 270,000 2 2 100.0 % 270,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 6
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 6,692,000 4 3 75.0 % 6,579,000 98.3 %    Hinduism 0.6% 0.0% 133
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 8,300 2 2 100.0 % 8,300 100.0 %    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 87,000 3 3 100.0 % 87,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 3
 Raju 601,000 1 1 100.0 % 601,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 12
 Rajwar 601,000 2 2 100.0 % 601,000 100.0 %    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) 6,900 2 2 100.0 % 6,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Rohingya 1,851,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,851,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 38
Rohingya Zerbadi 76,000 1 1 100.0 % 76,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Sabar 4,800 1 1 100.0 % 4,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Samanthan 49,000 1 1 100.0 % 49,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Sankara 93,000 2 2 100.0 % 93,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 3
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 2 2 100.0 % 4,700 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 66,000 2 2 100.0 % 66,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Shaikh 239,305,000 7 7 100.0 % 239,305,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 4,787
Shanan 23,000 1 1 100.0 % 23,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Siyalgir (Hindu traditions) 7,300 1 1 100.0 % 7,300 100.0 %    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 1,473,000 17 16 94.1 % 1,450,000 98.4 %    Islam 1.1% 0.2% 34
Sukli 66,000 1 1 100.0 % 66,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,535,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,535,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 31
Sunri Sadhubanik 583,000 2 2 100.0 % 583,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 11
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 661,000 3 3 100.0 % 661,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 14
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 42,000 2 2 100.0 % 42,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 251,000 3 3 100.0 % 251,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 6
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 5,092,000 4 4 100.0 % 5,092,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 103
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 4,400 2 2 100.0 % 4,400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 2
Tarafdar 3,800 1 1 100.0 % 3,800 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Tili 1,163,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,163,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 24
Tirendaj 500 2 2 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
 Tiyar 563,000 2 2 100.0 % 563,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 11
Yadav Sadgope 2,777,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,777,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 56
Totals: 187 Peoples (across countries) 357,032,000 365 355 97.3 % 356,400,000 99.8 %    Islam 0.1% 0.0% 7,310 
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