Country: Bangladesh

Number of People Groups

315

People Groups Unreached

282 (89.5%)

Total Population

159,555,000

Unreached Population

157,473,000 (98.7%)

% Professing Christian

0.4%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

52 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Abdul 26,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Aguri 1,000 476,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahmadi 2,200 161,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Akhandji 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Anglo 17,000 332,000 Bengali Christianity 73.84 % 15.00 %
 Ansari 1,253,000 16,496,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arleng 900 533,000 Karbi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 1,100 489,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Asho, Khyang 1,900 173,000 Chin, Asho Christianity 70.00 % 60.00 %
Asur 1,200 27,000 Sylheti Hinduism 8.85 %
Badaik 1,000 105,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,800 665,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 80,000 3,705,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.23 %
 Baha'i 11,000 24,000 Bengali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 2,300 180,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 130,000 403,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baiga 3,100 607,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.09 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 213,000 3,882,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baiti 6,400 59,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 200 2,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Balija (Muslim traditions) Unknown 1,100 Telugu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania 50,000 30,735,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Agarwal 2,400 5,043,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Bais 1,400 133,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Gandha Banik 7,100 302,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Khatri 4,400 214,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Rauniar 700 132,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Subarna Banik 4,700 175,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 3,400 255,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Barua 11,000 12,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bauri 10,000 2,283,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 584,000 Bengali Hinduism 2.50 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 24,000 29,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 700 4,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Behara 56,000 60,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 8,900 2,014,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Hindu traditions) 1,300 4,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Muslim traditions) 7,800 9,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 5,165,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.77 %
 Bhar 5,200 1,837,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhaskar 200 1,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,900 1,426,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 8,500 6,735,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia, Tibetan Unknown 3,800 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinhar 900 982,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinmali 110,000 298,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.31 %
 Bhuiya 13,000 2,122,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhumij 29,000 1,216,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.35 %
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 930,000 930,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bind 9,500 1,102,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Binjhia 5,700 211,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.59 %
Birhor 700 24,000 Sylheti Hinduism 10.66 %
 Birjia 300 14,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.00 %
 Bishnupuriya 12,000 105,000 Bishnupriya Hinduism 0.16 %
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 %
 Bodo 30,000 1,995,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin 595,000 66,445,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Acharaj 2,800 59,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Acharya 800 74,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 600 2,865,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Gaur 24,000 3,149,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Joshi 2,100 374,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 6,700 4,620,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Maithili 7,200 27,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Radhi 52,000 1,661,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 2,700 482,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Saraswat 5,800 596,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Utkal 4,100 182,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Vaidik 6,900 193,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Varendra 28,000 283,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 11,000 51,662,000 English Christianity 79.00 % 7.00 %
 Bru 2,000 241,000 Riang Hinduism 17.78 %
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100,000 508,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Buna (Muslim traditions) 200 200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Burmese 316,000 31,524,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % 0.04 %
 Chain 25,000 586,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chak 3,100 8,200 Chak Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chakma 438,000 675,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 88,000 53,833,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.57 %
Chasadhobi 9,600 104,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Chaudhari, caste 200 11,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chero 4,600 199,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.73 %
 Chik Baraik 4,800 139,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.76 %
Chin Chinbon 1,400 31,000 Chin, Chinbon Christianity 78.15 %
Chin Lai 1,700 1,700 Chin, Hakha Christianity 53.42 %
 Chin, Kuki 9,000 222,000 Chin, Khumi Christianity 47.83 %
Chin, Yindi 1,500 1,500 Chin, Khumi Christianity 50.36 %
 Christian unspecified 128,000 1,582,000 Bengali Christianity 100.00 %
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,300 9,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dai (Muslim traditions) 49,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dalu 2,400 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Daphtari 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 16,000 1,432,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Indian Sign Language Islam 0.66 % 0.01 %
 Dhanuk 1,700 4,572,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 192,000 13,014,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 2,142,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 52,000 58,000 Sylheti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Diwan 200 200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Doai 2,800 19,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 24,000 2,387,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,000 195,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 13,000 5,552,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 700 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dulia 7,400 369,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Eurasian, Anglo-Indian 97,000 1,793,000 English Christianity 55.00 %
 Faqir 5,200 128,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 2,700 6,789,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gain 6,700 6,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ganak 5,100 5,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandpal 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Garo 128,000 1,302,000 Garo Other / Small 40.28 % 15.00 %
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 477,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghazi 63,000 65,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghulam 4,400 23,000 Chittagonian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gond 6,100 15,686,000 Gondi, Northern Hinduism 1.11 %
 Gonrhi 5,400 889,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gorait 600 15,000 Bengali Hinduism 8.33 %
 Gosain 1,100 1,596,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 900 630,000 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hadi 57,000 1,266,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.51 %
 Hajam 389,000 4,471,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajang 18,000 145,000 Hajong Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halam 2,000 65,000 Chin, Falam Christianity 94.44 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 78,000 1,574,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 3,900 77,290,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 7,000 854,535,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 200 4,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 700 700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ho 68,000 1,125,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.68 %
Jamadar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jamatia 5,400 107,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 21.97 %
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 19,000 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 4,200 32,673,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 19,000 9,783,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jhalo Malo 246,000 706,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jharudar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 602,000 3,809,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.08 %
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 5,000 118,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jotdar 1,600 1,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kachari, Dimasa 12,000 186,000 Dimasa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kadar 2,500 120,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaghazi 2,300 2,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 8,529,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 4,000 214,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 465,000 2,484,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 4,030,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalu 77,000 304,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 4,007,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kandu 16,000 2,608,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 222,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaora 5,100 397,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kapali 207,000 507,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karadar 2,400 2,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karenga 1,400 48,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karmali 3,000 141,000 Sylheti Hinduism 13.20 %
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 737,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 3,200 1,163,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,849,000 9,805,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khadala 2,300 147,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khairwar 500 428,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khami 5,700 6,100 Chittagonian Other / Small 2.63 %
Khandait 1,700 1,804,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 11,000 809,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.40 %
 Kharwar 9,300 575,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.71 %
 Khasi 85,000 1,659,000 Khasi Christianity 85.79 %
 Kisan 3,900 1,642,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.02 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 118,000 190,000 Koch Hinduism 0.06 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,500 8,816,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kol 1,600 2,353,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 800 13,749,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konai 13,000 153,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konwar Unknown 8,500 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 11,000 271,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.48 %
 Korku 2,400 1,017,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Korwa 2,500 487,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.59 %
Kotal 200 35,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,200 1,949,000 Kuvi Hinduism 11.11 %
 Kuli 400 11,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 267,000 16,196,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 600 18,551,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 72,000 19,909,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kusiari 3,900 5,700 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 3,600 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohait Kuri 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 192,000 9,891,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 24,000 2,598,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohara 18,000 353,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.95 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 35,000 3,398,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Madari 4,700 111,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Magar 1,600 2,168,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahaldar 300 300 Odia Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahanta 700 86,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahara 8,700 17,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahili, Mahle 31,000 581,000 Mahali Hinduism 4.67 %
 Mahishya 701,000 10,839,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.13 %
 Majhwar 16,000 220,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 24,000 1,897,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mal (Muslim traditions) 4,100 21,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 134,000 10,170,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 15,000 3,573,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 17,000 467,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mallik (Hindu traditions) 200 700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 39,000 626,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malto 36,000 221,000 Mal Paharia Hinduism 1.71 %
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 %
 Manipuri, Meitei 20,000 1,492,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.09 %
 Marma 46,000 46,000 Marma Buddhism 8.08 %
Masalchi 2,700 2,700 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 1,000 66,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mir 28,000 69,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirdas (Muslim traditions) 700 1,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirzakhani 7,500 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mishri 2,100 8,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mizo, Bawm 7,800 9,100 Chin, Bawm Christianity 89.02 % 50.00 %
Mizo, Lushai 1,500 627,000 Mizo Christianity 90.40 % 50.00 %
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 282,000 2,572,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 7,500 3,646,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 42,000 2,936,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mru, Mro 33,000 61,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 %
 Munda 142,000 4,156,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 11.04 %
Munshi 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 3,099,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 168,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 13,000 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 38,000 12,316,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nalband 100 5,500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Naliya (Muslim traditions) 900 3,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Namassej 3,304,000 8,576,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 %
 Namasudra 1,500 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 15,000 484,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.99 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 2,500 169,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,300 1,457,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.63 %
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 55,000 111,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Noatia 1,400 11,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Kurux 114,000 5,032,000 Sylheti Hinduism 12.43 %
Paliya 70,000 298,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pan 3,800 1,639,000 Odia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pankhu, Panko 4,000 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.97 %
Parhaiya 3,100 79,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.85 %
 Parsee 800 165,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun, Pathan 169,000 44,091,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 8,003,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 700 17,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patial 8,800 86,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 117,000 404,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,100 6,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 8,100 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 900 40,090,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Peshakar 700 2,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 30,000 3,699,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pnar 5,400 31,000 Pnar Christianity 63.35 %
 Pod 9,600 3,217,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pundari 9,800 271,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 15,000 2,152,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 14,000 772,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 1,000 728,000 Bengali Other / Small 3.53 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,557,000 7,068,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.13 %
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 4,800 7,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajbhar 2,000 87,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 30,000 47,288,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 17,000 19,574,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 1,400 1,028,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajwar 9,700 618,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rakhine, Arakanese 197,000 2,960,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.17 %
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 2,200 381,000 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 600 130,000 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 1,085,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rohingya 381,000 1,936,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rohingya, Zerbadi 38,000 38,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Saharia 4,300 797,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sankara 14,000 91,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Satar 639,000 9,473,000 Bengali Other / Small 10.04 %
 Saora 1,200 1,106,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.91 %
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 700 4,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 53,000 65,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 700 405,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sauria Paharia 5,000 80,000 Sylheti Hinduism 11.85 %
 Sayyid 1,197,000 15,403,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 136,480,000 236,064,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Shanan 23,000 23,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 2,000 52,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 3,800 312,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 7,982,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 642,000 1,648,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 212,000 648,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 7,100 43,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamang, Eastern 800 1,780,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.32 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 234,000 2,253,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 97,000 245,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tangchanghya 37,000 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.06 %
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 96,000 4,992,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 500 3,700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tarafdar 3,800 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 1,500 1,108,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 147,000 19,566,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 %
 Tili 85,000 1,109,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tipura, Kok Borok 125,000 905,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 7.66 %
Tirendaj 300 400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tiyar 61,000 582,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turaiha 2,200 366,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 421,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.18 %
 Uchai 10,000 13,000 Kok Borok Other / Small 1.72 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 222,000 63,231,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  315 159,555,000       282   0.36 % 0.00 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 3,356,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 162,911,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.6 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
9.6 %
Islam
89.0 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Bangladesh. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Bangladesh
  • Christian ministry in Bangladesh
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Bangladesh Statistics
People Groups 315
Unreached People Groups 282  (89.5%)
Population 159,555,000
Population in Unreached 157,473,000  (98.7%)
Urbanization 34%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code BG
Official National Language Bengali
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 52%
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 0.4%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking 35 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Bangladesh Maps
Political Map (UN)
Language Map (Ethnologue)
Ethnolinguistic Map (Univ of Texas)
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
Bangladesh Prayer Cards

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Bangladesh Links
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World Factbook
Ethnologue Language Listing
Religious Freedom Report
Window International Country Profile
Bangladesh Prayer Videos
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