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Number of People Groups

326

People Groups Unreached

294 (90.2%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

165,615,000

Population in Unreached

163,623,000 (98.8%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian **

0.3%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.6%
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Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent **
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul 26,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Aguri 1,000 459,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ahmadi 2,200 161,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Akhandji 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Anglo 18,000 174,000 Bengali Christianity 74.14 % -
 Ansari 1,261,000 16,392,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Arleng 900 498,000 Karbi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 1,100 466,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Asho Khyang 1,900 170,000 Chin, Asho Christianity 70.59 % -
Asur 1,200 33,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.26 % -
Badaik 1,000 109,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,800 669,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 81,000 3,580,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.24 % 2
 Baha'i 11,000 23,000 Bengali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 2,300 174,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 131,000 405,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.07 % 3
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baiga 3,100 566,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 215,000 3,964,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Baiti 6,400 57,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 200 2,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania 50,000 29,459,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Agarwal 2,400 4,832,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Bais 1,400 126,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Gandha Banik 7,100 289,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Khatri 4,400 204,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Rauniar 700 127,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Subarna Banik 4,700 168,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 3,400 258,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Barua 11,000 12,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri 10,000 2,196,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 580,000 Bengali Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 24,000 31,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Beg 700 4,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Behara 57,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 9,000 1,948,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Besya (Hindu traditions) 1,300 4,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Besya (Muslim traditions) 7,800 9,500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar 5,200 1,986,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhaskar 200 1,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,900 1,380,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 8,500 6,522,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinhar 900 948,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali 110,000 292,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.33 % 2
 Bhuiya 13,000 1,981,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhuiya Ghatwar 1,100 299,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhumij 29,000 1,149,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.12 % 1
Bhunjia 1,200 28,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.99 % 1
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 936,000 936,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Bind 9,600 1,062,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Binjhia 5,700 184,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor 700 22,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia 300 13,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bishnupriya Manipuri 12,000 97,000 Bishnupuriya Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 2,800 2,800 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 27,000 32,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin 599,000 63,268,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin Acharaj 2,800 57,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Bhumihar 600 2,767,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur 24,000 2,992,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi 2,100 356,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,800 4,179,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Maithili 7,300 26,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi 53,000 1,540,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,700 464,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat 5,800 574,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Utkal 4,200 174,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik 6,900 185,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Varendra 29,000 272,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bru 2,000 206,000 Riang Hinduism 18.43 % -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 101,000 490,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Buna (Muslim traditions) 100 100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Burmese 318,000 31,812,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % 6
 Chain 25,000 505,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chak 3,100 5,300 Chak Buddhism 0.73 % 1
 Chakma 441,000 686,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 88,000 51,890,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.60 % 2
Chasadhobi 9,700 98,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chaudhari, caste 200 11,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero 4,600 192,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.73 % 1
 Chik Baraik 4,800 123,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.52 % 1
 Christian 128,000 1,144,000 Bengali Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,300 9,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dai (Muslim traditions) 50,000 63,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dalu 2,400 20,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Daphtari 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 16,000 1,419,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 1,248,000 46,464,000 West Bengal Sign Language Islam 0.66 % 25
 Dhanuk 1,700 4,373,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 193,000 12,581,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 22,000 2,162,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 53,000 59,000 Sylheti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Diwan 200 200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Doai 2,800 18,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 25,000 2,305,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,000 190,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 13,000 5,343,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 700 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dosadh Bahelia 5,200 114,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia 7,500 355,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir 5,200 122,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 2,700 6,525,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain 6,700 6,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak 5,100 5,500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandpal 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo 129,000 1,226,000 Garo Christianity 51.38 % 15.00 % -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 462,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghazi 63,000 65,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam 4,400 23,000 Chittagonian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond 6,100 13,988,000 Gondi, Northern Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi 5,400 850,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait 600 12,000 Bengali Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Gosain 1,100 1,540,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gurung 900 625,000 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hadi 57,000 1,214,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.65 % 1
 Hajam 391,000 4,504,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang 18,000 92,000 Hajong Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Halam 2,000 44,000 Chin, Falam Christianity 94.44 % -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 79,000 1,531,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Halwai Maira 9,000 119,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 7,000 867,109,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 200 4,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 700 700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho 68,000 1,142,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Jamadar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jamatia 5,400 89,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 21.97 % -
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 19,000 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 4,200 33,208,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 19,000 9,138,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jat Atra 4,100 36,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo 247,000 690,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Jharudar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 606,000 3,754,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 5,000 117,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jotdar 1,600 1,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kachari Dimasa 12,000 157,000 Dimasa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kadar 2,500 116,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaghazi 2,300 2,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 8,213,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 4,000 219,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta 468,000 2,419,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Kaibartta Jalia 281,000 751,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 3,984,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalu 78,000 332,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 3,867,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kandu 16,000 2,497,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 214,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaora 5,100 383,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kapali 208,000 506,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Karadar 2,400 2,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Karenga 1,400 46,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Karmali 3,000 123,000 Sylheti Hinduism 10.97 % -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 726,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kawar 3,200 1,022,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,860,000 9,510,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Kayastha Karan 186,000 582,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Khadala 2,400 138,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khairwar 500 424,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Khami 5,700 6,200 Chittagonian Unknown 5.57 % -
 Khandait 1,700 1,727,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia 11,000 756,000 Sylheti Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar 9,300 525,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Khasi 86,000 1,609,000 Khasi Christianity 84.33 % -
 Kisan 3,900 1,618,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 119,000 188,000 Koch Hinduism 0.20 % 2
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,500 8,442,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kol 1,600 1,759,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 800 13,291,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Konai 13,000 148,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kori 11,000 310,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Korku 2,400 1,039,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa 2,500 454,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.59 % 1
Kotal 200 34,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,200 1,840,000 Kuvi Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin 9,000 201,000 Chin, Khumi Christianity 48.05 % -
Kuki Chin Chinbon 1,400 30,000 Chin, Uppu Christianity 78.51 % -
Kuki Chin Lai 1,700 1,700 Chin, Hakha Christianity 61.64 % -
Kuki Chin Yindi 1,600 1,600 Chin, Khumi Christianity 60.58 % -
 Kuli 400 16,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 269,000 15,721,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 600 17,715,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 72,000 19,121,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kusiari 3,900 5,700 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 3,600 60,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohait Kuri 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 194,000 9,640,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 24,000 2,655,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohara 18,000 281,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.95 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 35,000 3,279,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari 4,700 111,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar 1,600 2,181,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mahaldar 300 300 Odia Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahanta 700 84,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mahara 8,700 16,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya 706,000 10,330,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.90 % 14
 Mahli 32,000 431,000 Mahali Hinduism 4.58 % 1
 Majhwar 16,000 205,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 25,000 1,828,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) 4,100 21,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 135,000 9,929,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 16,000 3,453,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 17,000 477,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 900 321,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 11,000 31,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 288,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallik (Hindu traditions) 200 700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 40,000 615,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto 36,000 225,000 Mal Paharia Hinduism 1.88 % 1
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 7,800 9,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 107,000 110,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Marma 47,000 47,000 Marma Buddhism 8.53 % -
Masalchi 2,700 2,700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Matia 38,000 228,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maulangi 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mech 1,000 60,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meitei 20,000 1,470,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Mir 28,000 76,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) 700 1,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani 7,600 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mishri 2,100 8,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mizo Bawm 7,800 9,000 Chin, Bawm Christianity 100.00 % 50.00 % -
Mizo Lushai 1,500 564,000 Mizo Christianity 90.37 % 50.00 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 284,000 2,414,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 7,500 3,737,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moghal 42,000 2,987,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mru 33,000 57,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % 1
 Munda 143,000 3,813,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 10.62 % -
Munshi 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Murasing 1,400 15,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 2,998,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 169,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 13,000 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nagarchi Nagesia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 27,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nagarchi Nagesia (Muslim traditions) 1,000 1,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 38,000 11,900,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh 7,000 14,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nalband 100 5,500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Naliya (Muslim traditions) 900 4,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej 3,326,000 8,412,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.51 % 67
 Namassej Chandel 2,962,000 4,505,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.53 % 59
 Namasudra 1,500 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 15,000 468,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 2,500 167,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Newah 1,300 1,455,000 Nepali Hinduism 3.03 % 1
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 55,000 116,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux 114,000 4,590,000 Sylheti Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paliya 70,000 286,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan 3,800 1,584,000 Odia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pankhu, Panko 4,000 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % 1
Parhaiya 3,100 45,000 Sylheti Hinduism 8.97 % -
 Parsee 800 162,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan 170,000 11,660,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,900 7,589,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 700 17,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial 8,800 83,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 118,000 395,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,100 6,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 8,200 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Persian 900 40,859,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Peshakar 700 2,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara 30,000 3,599,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar 5,500 7,900 Pnar Christianity 67.29 % -
 Pod 9,700 3,111,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pundari 9,800 260,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qassab 15,000 2,151,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi 14,000 750,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai 1,000 730,000 Bengali Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,565,000 6,896,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 4,800 7,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions) 32,000 81,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar 2,000 86,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 31,000 45,558,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 17,000 19,980,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 1,400 986,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajwar 9,700 594,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rakhine, Arakanese 198,000 2,915,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.20 % 4
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 2,200 377,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rasua 900 1,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute 1,300 2,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rautia 600 120,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rayeen (Hindu traditions) 5,400 6,800 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 60,000 1,065,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rohingya 383,000 1,206,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Rohingya Zerbadi 38,000 38,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sahariya 4,300 819,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara 14,000 89,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Satar 643,000 8,108,000 Bengali Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora 1,200 985,000 Sora Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 700 5,100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 53,000 65,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sarki 700 405,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sauria Paharia 5,000 57,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.55 % -
 Sayyid 1,204,000 15,638,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Shaikh 137,345,000 236,190,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2,747
Shanan 23,000 23,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 2,000 52,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 3,800 309,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 7,775,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 646,000 1,660,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sunri Sadhubanik 306,000 562,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 213,000 635,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 7,100 42,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamang 800 1,728,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 % 1
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 235,000 2,186,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 98,000 246,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tangchanghya 37,000 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 97,000 4,885,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 500 4,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tarafdar 3,800 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 1,500 1,054,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 148,000 19,074,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 % 3
Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,300 543,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tili 86,000 1,096,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipra, Kok Borok 126,000 757,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 8.00 % -
Tirendaj 300 400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tiyar 61,000 557,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha 2,200 353,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 407,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uchai 11,000 14,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 2.26 % 1
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 10,000 5,008,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.79 % 1
Valmiki, Balmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 124,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 223,000 59,972,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Yadav Sadgope 138,000 2,622,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  326 165,615,000       294   0.34 % 0.00 % 3,467 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 753,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 166,368,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Barisal 9,635,000 130 124 95.4 % 9,631,000 100.0 % 6
Chittagong 32,400,000 218 195 89.4 % 31,689,000 97.8 % 11
Dhaka 54,185,000 234 225 96.2 % 54,044,000 99.7 % 17
Khulna 18,250,000 233 225 96.6 % 18,221,000 99.8 % 10
Rajshahi 20,907,000 212 203 95.8 % 20,760,000 99.3 % 8
Rangpur 17,653,000 203 192 94.6 % 17,178,000 97.3 % 8
Sylhet 11,337,000 160 139 86.9 % 10,852,000 95.7 % 4
Country:   165,615,000 326 294 90.2 % 163,623,000 98.8 % 64

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 286,412,000 172.9 % 96.9 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 2.0 %
 
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 738,622,000 446.0 % 71.2 % 24.0 % 1.4 % 0.3 % 2.6 % 0.6 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 209,251,000 126.3 % 93.7 % 0.0 % 1.9 % 2.9 % 1.4 % 0.2 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,546,000 68.6 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Bengali ben 241 237 Complete Bible
Bishnupuriya bpy 1 1 Bible Portions
Burmese mya 1 1 Complete Bible
Chak ckh 1 1
Chakma ccp 1 0 New Testament
Chin, Asho csh 1 0 Complete Bible
Chin, Bawm bgr 1 0 Complete Bible
Chin, Falam cfm 1 0 Complete Bible
Chin, Hakha cnh 1 0 Complete Bible
Chin, Khumi cnk 2 0 Complete Bible
Chin, Uppu cnb 1 0
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete Bible
Chittagonian ctg 5 4 New Testament
Dimasa dis 1 1 New Testament
Garo grt 1 0 Complete Bible
Gondi, Northern gno 1 1 New Testament
Gurung gvr 1 1 New Testament
Hajong haj 1 1 Bible Portions
Karbi mjw 1 1 Complete Bible
Khasi kha 1 0 Complete Bible
Koch kdq 1 1 Bible Portions
Kok Borok trp 2 1 Complete Bible
Kuvi kxv 1 0 New Testament
Magahi mag 1 1 New Testament
Mahali mjx 1 1
Mal Paharia mkb 1 1 New Testament
Marma rmz 1 0 Bible Portions
Meitei mni 1 1 Complete Bible
Mizo lus 1 0 Complete Bible
Mru mro 1 1 New Testament
Nepali npi 2 2 Complete Bible
Odia ory 2 2 Complete Bible
Pangkhua pkh 1 1
Parsi prp 1 1
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Pnar pbv 1 0 Bible Portions
Punjabi, Western pnb 4 4 Complete Bible
Riang ria 1 0 Complete Bible
Rohingya rhg 2 2
Sadri, Oraon sdr 2 1 New Testament
Sindhi snd 1 1 Complete Bible
Sora srb 1 1 Complete Bible
Sylheti syl 25 17 New Testament
Tamang, Eastern taj 1 1 New Testament
Tangchangya tnv 1 0
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
War-Jaintia aml 2 1 Complete Bible
West Bengal Sign Language wbs 1 1
Totals: 48 326 294   20 16 34 46 6
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State Population Hindu Muslim Christian Buddhist Sikh Other % Christian
Adherent
Barisal 9,635,000 1,596,000 8,001,000 8,450 26,200 490 450 0.09 %
Chittagong 32,400,000 2,914,000 28,353,000 198,000 921,000 6,440 24,200 0.61 %
Dhaka 54,185,000 6,156,000 47,980,000 104,000 36,800 10,600 21,700 0.19 %
Khulna 18,250,000 2,807,000 15,539,000 17,400 1,330 2,730 10,200 0.10 %
Rajshahi 20,907,000 2,089,000 18,708,000 36,100 1,860 1,990 69,300 0.17 %
Rangpur 17,653,000 2,497,000 14,912,000 72,100 2,660 620 170,000 0.41 %
Sylhet 11,337,000 1,356,000 9,743,000 123,000 10,900 580 100,000 1.08 %
Country:   165,615,000 19,415,000 143,236,000 559,000 1,001,000 23,000 396,000 0.34 %
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  • Church planting agencies in Bangladesh
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  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
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  • Urban ministries
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  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Bangladesh Statistics
People Groups 326
Unreached People Groups 294  (90.2%)
Population 165,615,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 163,623,000  (98.8%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3,467
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.3%
Percent Evangelical Unknown
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.6%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 35%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code BG
Official Language(s) BengaliEnglish
Literacy Rate 58%
Estimated Illiterate Population 69,558,000
Persecution Ranking 41 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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