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Number of People Groups

324

People Groups Unreached

291 (89.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

163,273,000

Population in Unreached

161,197,000 (98.7%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian **

0.4%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.6%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
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Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent **
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul 26,000 60,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Aguri 1,000 457,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahmadi 2,100 160,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Akhandji 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Anglo 17,000 176,000 Bengali Christianity 73.84 % 15.00 % -
 Ansari 1,252,000 16,253,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25 
 Arleng 900 496,000 Karbi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 1,100 464,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Asho Khyang 1,900 174,000 Chin, Asho Christianity 70.59 % 60.00 % -
Asur 1,200 32,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.26 % -
Badaik 1,000 108,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,800 664,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 80,000 3,565,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.24 %
 Baha'i 11,000 23,000 Bengali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 2,300 173,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 130,000 403,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.07 %
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baiga 3,100 577,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.09 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 213,000 3,950,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baiti 6,300 57,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 100 1,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Balija (Muslim traditions) Unknown 1,100 Telugu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania 50,000 29,373,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agarwal 2,400 4,824,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Bais 1,400 126,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Gandha Banik 7,100 289,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Khatri 4,400 203,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Rauniar 700 127,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Subarna Banik 4,700 168,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 3,400 256,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Barua 11,000 12,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bauri 10,000 2,187,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 579,000 Bengali Hinduism 2.52 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 24,000 31,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 700 4,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Behara 56,000 60,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 8,900 1,943,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Hindu traditions) 1,300 4,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Muslim traditions) 7,700 9,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 9,900 4,989,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.79 %
 Bhar 5,100 1,979,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhaskar 200 1,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,800 1,376,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 8,400 6,487,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia Tibetan Unknown 3,600 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinhar 900 945,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinmali 109,000 290,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.33 %
 Bhuiya 13,000 1,975,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhuiya Ghatwar 1,100 290,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhumij 29,000 1,147,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.12 %
Bhunjia 1,100 29,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.99 %
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 929,000 929,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 18 
 Bind 9,400 1,056,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Binjhia 5,700 186,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor 700 21,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia 300 12,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bishnupriya Manipuri 12,000 97,000 Bishnupuriya Hinduism 0.46 %
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 2,800 2,800 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 27,000 31,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Acharaj 2,800 57,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Acharya 900 71,000 Language unknown Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Bhumihar 600 2,759,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Gaur 24,000 2,990,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Joshi 2,100 356,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,700 4,217,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Maithili 7,200 26,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Radhi 52,000 1,537,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,600 462,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Saraswat 5,800 573,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin unspecified 595,000 63,126,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11 
Brahmin Utkal 4,100 174,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Vaidik 6,900 185,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Varendra 28,000 271,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bru 2,000 205,000 Riang Hinduism 18.43 % -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100,000 488,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Buna (Muslim traditions) 100 100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Burmese 315,000 32,584,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 %
 Chain 25,000 503,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chak 3,100 5,300 Chak Buddhism 0.73 %
 Chakma 438,000 683,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 88,000 51,736,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.60 %
Chasadhobi 9,600 98,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Chaudhari, caste 200 11,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chero 4,500 192,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.73 %
 Chik Baraik 4,800 122,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.52 %
 Christian unspecified 128,000 1,068,000 Bengali Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,200 9,500 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dai (Muslim traditions) 49,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dalu 2,300 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Daphtari 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 16,000 1,409,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown West Bengal Sign Language Islam 0.66 % 0.01 %
 Dhanuk 1,700 4,357,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 192,000 12,542,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 2,140,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 52,000 58,000 Sylheti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Diwan 100 100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Doai 2,700 18,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 24,000 2,290,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,000 190,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 13,000 5,325,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 600 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dulia 7,400 353,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Eurasian, Anglo-Indian 98,000 1,803,000 English Christianity 55.00 % -
 Faqir 5,200 121,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 2,600 6,500,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gain 6,700 6,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ganak 5,000 5,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandpal 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Garo 128,000 1,089,000 Garo Christianity 51.38 % 15.00 % -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 459,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghazi 63,000 64,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghulam 4,400 23,000 Chittagonian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gond 6,100 14,771,000 Gondi, Northern Hinduism 1.11 %
 Gonrhi 5,400 848,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gorait 600 12,000 Bengali Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Gosain 1,100 1,536,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 800 617,000 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hadi 57,000 1,208,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.65 %
 Hajam 388,000 4,453,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajang 18,000 89,000 Hajong Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halam 2,000 44,000 Chin, Falam Christianity 94.44 % -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 78,000 1,526,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halwai Maira 8,900 113,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 3,900 77,641,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 7,000 855,257,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 200 4,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 700 700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ho 68,000 1,135,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.69 %
Jamadar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jamatia 5,400 88,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 21.97 % -
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 19,000 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 4,200 32,669,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 19,000 9,126,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jhalo Malo 246,000 688,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jharudar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 602,000 3,737,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 12 
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 5,000 116,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jotdar 1,600 1,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kachari Dimasa 12,000 157,000 Dimasa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kadar 2,500 116,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaghazi 2,200 2,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 8,187,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 4,000 217,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 465,000 2,410,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaibartta Jalia 279,000 748,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 3,970,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalu 77,000 310,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 3,854,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kandu 16,000 2,489,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 213,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaora 5,100 381,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kapali 207,000 504,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karadar 2,400 2,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karenga 1,400 46,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karmali 3,000 123,000 Sylheti Hinduism 10.97 % -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 725,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 3,200 1,027,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,847,000 9,470,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 36 
Kayastha Karan 185,000 516,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khadala 2,300 137,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khairwar 500 421,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khami 5,600 6,000 Chittagonian Unknown 5.57 % -
 Khandait 1,700 1,720,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 11,000 759,000 Sylheti Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar 9,300 522,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.76 %
 Khasi 85,000 1,406,000 Khasi Christianity 84.33 % -
 Kisan 3,900 1,623,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.03 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 118,000 186,000 Koch Hinduism 0.20 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,400 8,433,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kol 1,600 1,767,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 800 13,246,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konai 13,000 147,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konwar Unknown 8,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 11,000 268,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 %
 Korku 2,400 967,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Korwa 2,400 481,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.59 %
Kotal 200 34,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,200 1,643,000 Kuvi Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin 8,900 192,000 Chin, Khumi Christianity 48.05 % -
Kuki Chin Chinbon 1,400 31,000 Chin, Uppu Christianity 78.51 % -
Kuki Chin Lai 1,700 1,700 Chin, Hakha Christianity 61.64 % -
Kuki Chin Yindi 1,500 1,500 Chin, Khumi Christianity 60.58 % -
 Kuli 400 16,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 267,000 15,658,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 500 17,659,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 72,000 19,089,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kusiari 3,900 5,600 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 3,500 59,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohait Kuri 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 192,000 9,590,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 24,000 2,619,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohara 18,000 280,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.95 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 35,000 3,268,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Madari 4,600 110,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Magar 1,600 2,155,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahaldar 300 300 Odia Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahanta 700 83,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahara 8,700 16,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahishya 701,000 10,268,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.90 % 14 
 Mahli 31,000 431,000 Mahali Hinduism 4.58 %
 Majhwar 16,000 203,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 24,000 1,819,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mal (Muslim traditions) 4,100 21,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 134,000 9,919,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 15,000 3,421,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 17,000 468,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mallik (Hindu traditions) 200 600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 39,000 613,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malto 36,000 224,000 Mal Paharia Hinduism 1.88 %
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 7,800 9,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 106,000 109,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Marma 46,000 46,000 Marma Buddhism 8.53 % -
Masalchi 2,600 2,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Matia 38,000 224,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Maulangi 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mech 900 60,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Meitei 20,000 1,327,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.33 %
Mir 28,000 70,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) 600 1,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirzakhani 7,500 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mishri 2,100 8,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mizo Bawm 7,800 9,000 Chin, Bawm Christianity 100.00 % 50.00 % -
Mizo Lushai 1,500 561,000 Mizo Christianity 90.37 % 50.00 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 282,000 2,407,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 7,400 3,675,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 42,000 2,951,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mru 33,000 58,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 %
 Munda 142,000 3,806,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 10.62 % -
Munshi 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 2,985,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 169,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 13,000 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nagarchi Nagesia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 27,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nagarchi Nagesia (Muslim traditions) 1,000 1,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 38,000 11,870,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nai Nabasakh 7,000 8,800 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nalband 100 5,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Naliya (Muslim traditions) 900 4,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Namassej 3,302,000 8,371,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.51 % 66 
 Namassej Chandel 2,943,000 4,482,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.53 % 58 
 Namasudra 1,500 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 15,000 467,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 2,500 165,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,300 1,438,000 Nepali Hinduism 3.03 %
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 55,000 110,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Kurux 114,000 4,568,000 Sylheti Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paliya 70,000 285,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pan 3,800 1,570,000 Odia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pankhu, Panko 4,000 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 %
Parhaiya 3,100 44,000 Sylheti Hinduism 8.97 % -
 Parsee 800 160,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun, Northern 169,000 39,898,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 7,566,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 700 17,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patial 8,700 83,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 117,000 393,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,000 6,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 8,100 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 900 40,504,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Peshakar 700 2,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 30,000 3,588,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pnar 5,400 7,400 Pnar Christianity 67.29 % -
 Pod 9,600 3,095,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pundari 9,800 259,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 15,000 2,132,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 14,000 745,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 1,000 721,000 Bengali Other / Small 4.44 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,556,000 6,853,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 % 31 
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 4,800 7,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajbhar 2,000 84,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 30,000 45,416,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.03 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 16,000 19,655,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 1,300 979,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajwar 9,600 592,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rakhine, Arakanese 197,000 2,983,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.20 %
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 2,100 375,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rasua 900 1,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raute 1,300 2,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rautia 600 119,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rayeen (Hindu traditions) 5,400 6,800 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 60,000 1,060,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rohingya 381,000 1,210,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rohingya Zerbadi 38,000 38,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Saharia 4,300 807,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sankara 14,000 89,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Satar 639,000 8,083,000 Bengali Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora 1,200 954,000 Sora Hinduism 0.46 %
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 700 5,100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 53,000 65,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 700 401,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sauria Paharia 4,900 57,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.55 % -
 Sayyid 1,196,000 15,455,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23 
 Shaikh 136,394,000 234,437,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2727 
Shanan 23,000 23,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 1,900 51,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 3,800 305,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 7,754,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 641,000 1,647,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12 
Sunri Sadhubanik 304,000 557,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 212,000 632,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 7,000 42,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamang 800 1,709,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 233,000 2,179,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 97,000 241,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tangchanghya 37,000 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 96,000 4,850,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 500 4,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tarafdar 3,700 3,700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 1,500 1,050,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 147,000 18,980,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 %
Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,200 524,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tili 85,000 1,091,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tipera, Kok Borok 125,000 755,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 8.00 % -
Tirendaj 300 400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tiyar 61,000 555,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turaiha 2,200 352,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 406,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uchai 10,000 13,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 2.26 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 221,000 59,815,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Sadgope 137,000 2,615,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  324 163,273,000       291   0.38 % 0.00 % 3,391 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,555,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 164,828,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Barisal 9,567,000 128 122 95.3 % 9,563,000 100.0 % 6
Chittagong 32,172,000 216 193 89.4 % 31,466,000 97.8 % 11
Dhaka 53,804,000 229 220 96.1 % 53,664,000 99.7 % 17
Khulna 18,115,000 228 220 96.5 % 18,086,000 99.8 % 10
Rajshahi 20,754,000 208 199 95.7 % 20,607,000 99.3 % 8
Rangpur 17,501,000 198 187 94.4 % 17,029,000 97.3 % 8
Sylhet 11,257,000 158 137 86.7 % 10,777,000 95.7 % 4
Country:   163,273,000 324 291 89.8 % 161,197,000 98.7 % 64
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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 235 231 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
Chinese, Yue yue 1 1 Complete Bible
Chittagonian ctg 5 4
Dimasa dis 1 1 New Testament
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
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
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 Bible Portions
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
Punjabi, Western pnb 4 4 Complete Bible
Riang ria 1 0 New Testament
Rohingya rhg 2 2
Sadri, Oraon sdr 2 1 New Testament
Sikkimese sip 1 1
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
Telugu tel 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
War-Jaintia aml 1 0
West Bengal Sign Language wbs 1 1
Totals: 53 324 291   23 19 36 50 8
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State Population Hindu Muslim Christian Buddhist Sikh Other % Christian
Adherent
Barisal 9,567,000 1,586,000 7,944,000 8,370 26,100 490 440 0.09 %
Chittagong 32,172,000 2,892,000 28,156,000 197,000 915,000 6,370 24,000 0.61 %
Dhaka 53,804,000 6,108,000 47,646,000 103,000 36,600 10,600 21,500 0.19 %
Khulna 18,115,000 2,783,000 15,426,000 17,200 1,310 2,710 10,100 0.09 %
Rajshahi 20,754,000 2,071,000 18,572,000 35,800 1,840 1,960 68,800 0.17 %
Rangpur 17,501,000 2,449,000 14,808,000 71,500 2,690 610 169,000 0.41 %
Sylhet 11,257,000 1,347,000 9,675,000 122,000 10,900 550 99,300 1.08 %
Country:   163,273,000 19,236,000 142,227,000 555,000 994,000 23,000 393,000 0.34 %
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  • Church planting agencies in Bangladesh
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  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
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Bangladesh Statistics
People Groups 324
Unreached People Groups 291  (89.8%)
Population 163,273,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 161,197,000  (98.7%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3,391
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.4%
Percent Evangelical Unknown
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.6%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 34%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code BG
Official Language(s) BengaliEnglish
Literacy Rate 52%
Estimated Illiterate Population 78,371,000
Persecution Ranking 41 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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