People Cluster:  Bengali What is a People Cluster?

Population
348,150,000
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 457,000 2 2 100.0 % 457,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 10 
Akhandji 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Amat 256,000 2 2 100.0 % 256,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Angarok 6,200 1 1 100.0 % 6,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Anglo 176,000 3 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 97.4% 1.5% -
Badaik 108,000 2 2 100.0 % 108,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 3,565,000 2 2 100.0 % 3,565,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 70 
Bagti 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 403,000 2 2 100.0 % 403,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0%
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,950,000 3 3 100.0 % 3,950,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 78 
Bajikar (Hindu traditions) 600 1 1 100.0 % 600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 1,900 2 2 100.0 % 1,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Bantar 178,000 2 2 100.0 % 178,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Barua 12,000 2 2 100.0 % 12,000 100.0 %    Buddhism 0.0% 0.0%
 Bauri 2,187,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,187,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 44 
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 31,000 4 4 100.0 % 31,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Beg 4,000 3 3 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Behara 60,000 2 2 100.0 % 60,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Bengali, Sylhetti 118,000 1 1 100.0 % 118,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.3% 0.0%
Besya (Hindu traditions) 4,600 2 2 100.0 % 4,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Besya (Muslim traditions) 9,000 2 2 100.0 % 9,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Bhakat 2,600 1 1 100.0 % 2,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Bhalla 3,600 1 1 100.0 % 3,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Bhar 1,979,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,979,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 41 
Bhaskar 1,200 2 2 100.0 % 1,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Bhir 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Bhuinmali 290,000 2 2 100.0 % 290,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0%
 Bhuiya 1,975,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,975,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 40 
 Bhumij 1,147,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,147,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.2% 0.0% 23 
Bhunar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Bind 1,056,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,056,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 21 
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 2,800 1 1 100.0 % 2,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 31,000 2 2 100.0 % 31,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Bitopi 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Bonaj 400 1 1 100.0 % 400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Buna (Hindu traditions) 488,000 2 2 100.0 % 488,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Buna (Muslim traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Chain 503,000 2 2 100.0 % 503,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10 
Chasadhobi 98,000 2 2 100.0 % 98,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Chaudhari, caste 11,000 2 2 100.0 % 11,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Chaura 4,000 1 1 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Chik (Hindu traditions) 131,000 1 1 100.0 % 131,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0%
Chitrakar (Muslim traditions) 5,900 1 1 100.0 % 5,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 135,000 1 1 100.0 % 135,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Dahiara 2,700 1 1 100.0 % 2,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,500 2 2 100.0 % 9,500 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Dai (Muslim traditions) 61,000 2 2 100.0 % 61,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Dalu 16,000 2 2 100.0 % 16,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Daphtari 600 1 1 100.0 % 600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Dhanwar 72,000 1 1 100.0 % 72,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0%
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 58,000 2 2 100.0 % 58,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Diwan 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Doai 18,000 2 2 100.0 % 18,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 13,000 2 2 100.0 % 13,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Dulia 353,000 2 2 100.0 % 353,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Gain 6,700 1 1 100.0 % 6,700 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Ganak 5,300 2 2 100.0 % 5,300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Gandpal 1,200 1 1 100.0 % 1,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Gharti 135,000 2 2 100.0 % 135,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.5% 0.0%
Ghazi 64,000 2 2 100.0 % 64,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Ghulam 23,000 2 2 100.0 % 23,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Gundi < 100 1 1 100.0 % 90 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Gura 1,900 1 1 100.0 % 1,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Hadi 1,208,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,208,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 24 
 Hajang 89,000 2 2 100.0 % 89,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0%
Hajang Banai 4,900 1 1 100.0 % 4,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.7% 0.0%
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 4,300 2 2 100.0 % 4,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 700 1 1 100.0 % 700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Jamadar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Jaraj (Hindu traditions) 9,000 1 1 100.0 % 9,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 19,000 1 1 100.0 % 19,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Jhalo Malo 688,000 2 2 100.0 % 688,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 12 
Jharudar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Jimdar 81,000 1 1 100.0 % 81,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 3,737,000 4 4 100.0 % 3,737,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 76 
Jotdar 1,600 1 1 100.0 % 1,600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Kaghazi 2,200 1 1 100.0 % 2,200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Kahar Kamkar (Muslim traditions) 1,700 1 1 100.0 % 1,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Kaibartta 2,410,000 5 5 100.0 % 2,410,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 50 
Kaibartta Jalia 748,000 2 2 100.0 % 748,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 14 
 Kalu 310,000 2 2 100.0 % 310,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Kandu 2,489,000 3 3 100.0 % 2,489,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 49 
 Kaora 381,000 2 2 100.0 % 381,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0%
 Kapali 504,000 2 2 100.0 % 504,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Karadar 2,400 1 1 100.0 % 2,400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Karenga 46,000 2 2 100.0 % 46,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Karigar 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 725,000 3 2 66.7 % 722,000 99.5 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 15 
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 9,470,000 4 4 100.0 % 9,470,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 189 
Kechai 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Kela (Muslim traditions) 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Khairwar 421,000 2 2 100.0 % 421,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0%
Khambu 335,000 3 3 100.0 % 335,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 2.8% 0.0%
Khami 6,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Unknown 5.7% 0.0% -
 Khandait 1,720,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,720,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 35 
 Khavar 149,000 1 1 100.0 % 149,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Kisan 1,623,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,623,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.9% 0.0% 34 
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 186,000 3 3 100.0 % 186,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0%
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 8,433,000 3 3 100.0 % 8,433,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 168 
Konai 147,000 2 2 100.0 % 147,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0%
Konwar 8,200 2 2 100.0 % 8,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Kori 268,000 3 3 100.0 % 268,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.1% 0.0%
Kotal 34,000 2 2 100.0 % 34,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Kunui 900 1 1 100.0 % 900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Kurmi Mahato 234,000 1 1 100.0 % 234,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0%
Kurol 5,700 1 1 100.0 % 5,700 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Kusiari 5,600 2 2 100.0 % 5,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Laheri (Hindu traditions) 83,000 1 1 100.0 % 83,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Lashkar 900 1 1 100.0 % 900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Let 8,000 1 1 100.0 % 8,000 100.0 %    Unknown 0.0% 0.0%
Lohait Kuri 1,200 1 1 100.0 % 1,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Madhuapit 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mahara 16,000 2 2 100.0 % 16,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Mahishya 10,268,000 4 4 100.0 % 10,268,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 207 
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,819,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,819,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 37 
Mal (Muslim traditions) 21,000 2 2 100.0 % 21,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 468,000 3 3 100.0 % 468,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mallah Chain (Muslim traditions) 2,900 1 1 100.0 % 2,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 20,000 1 1 100.0 % 20,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 3,100 1 1 100.0 % 3,100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 613,000 3 3 100.0 % 613,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 13 
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 109,000 2 2 100.0 % 109,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Markande 77,000 1 1 100.0 % 77,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Marma 46,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Buddhism 8.5% 0.0% -
Masalchi 2,600 1 1 100.0 % 2,600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Matia 224,000 2 2 100.0 % 224,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Maulangi 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mir 70,000 2 2 100.0 % 70,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) 1,200 2 2 100.0 % 1,200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mirzakhani 19,000 3 3 100.0 % 19,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Mishri 8,300 2 2 100.0 % 8,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,407,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,407,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 47 
Munshi 600 1 1 100.0 % 600 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 1 1 100.0 % 400 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Nagar 145,000 1 1 100.0 % 145,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 169,000 2 2 100.0 % 169,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.6% 0.0%
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 13,000 2 2 100.0 % 13,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Nagarchi Nagesia (Muslim traditions) 1,000 1 1 100.0 % 1,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Nai Nabasakh 8,800 2 2 100.0 % 8,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Namassej 8,371,000 5 5 100.0 % 8,371,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 170 
 Namassej Chandel 4,482,000 2 2 100.0 % 4,482,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 88 
 Namasudra 3,800 2 2 100.0 % 3,800 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 110,000 2 2 100.0 % 110,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Paliya 285,000 2 2 100.0 % 285,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Pankhu 4,000 1 1 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Buddhism 4.5% 0.0%
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 393,000 2 2 100.0 % 393,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,200 2 2 100.0 % 6,200 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 16,000 3 3 100.0 % 16,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Peshakar 2,100 2 2 100.0 % 2,100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Pod 3,095,000 2 2 100.0 % 3,095,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 62 
 Pundari 259,000 2 2 100.0 % 259,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 6,853,000 4 3 75.0 % 6,743,000 98.4 %    Hinduism 0.6% 0.0% 135 
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 7,900 2 2 100.0 % 7,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Rajbansi Khen (Muslim traditions) 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Rajbhar 84,000 3 3 100.0 % 84,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0%
Raju 529,000 1 1 100.0 % 529,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10 
 Rajwar 592,000 2 2 100.0 % 592,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 12 
Rasua 1,900 2 2 100.0 % 1,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Rayeen (Hindu traditions) 6,800 2 2 100.0 % 6,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Rohingya 1,210,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,210,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 24 
Rohingya Zerbadi 38,000 1 1 100.0 % 38,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Sabar 4,800 1 1 100.0 % 4,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Samanthan 48,000 1 1 100.0 % 48,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Sankara 89,000 2 2 100.0 % 89,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 5,100 2 2 100.0 % 5,100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 65,000 2 2 100.0 % 65,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Shaikh 234,437,000 7 7 100.0 % 234,437,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 4,688 
Shanan 23,000 1 1 100.0 % 23,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Siyalgir (Hindu traditions) 7,100 1 1 100.0 % 7,100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 1,454,000 17 16 94.1 % 1,431,000 98.4 %    Islam 1.1% 0.2% 28 
Sukli 59,000 1 1 100.0 % 59,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,647,000 3 3 100.0 % 1,647,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 31 
Sunri Sadhubanik 557,000 2 2 100.0 % 557,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 11 
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 632,000 3 3 100.0 % 632,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 13 
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 42,000 2 2 100.0 % 42,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 241,000 3 3 100.0 % 241,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 4,850,000 4 4 100.0 % 4,850,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 97 
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 4,300 2 2 100.0 % 4,300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
Tarafdar 3,700 1 1 100.0 % 3,700 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0%
 Tili 1,091,000 2 2 100.0 % 1,091,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 21 
Tirendaj 400 2 2 100.0 % 400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0%
 Tiyar 555,000 2 2 100.0 % 555,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10 
Yadav Sadgope 2,615,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,615,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 51 
Totals: 186 Peoples (across countries) 348,150,000 363 354 97.5 % 347,785,000 99.9 %    Islam 0.1% 0.0% 7,076 

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