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Number of People Groups

324

People Groups Unreached

291 (89.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

164,805,000

Population in Unreached

162,709,000 (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 27,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Aguri 1,000 461,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahmadi 2,200 162,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Akhandji 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Anglo 18,000 179,000 Bengali Christianity 73.84 % 15.00 % -
 Ansari 1,264,000 16,449,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25 
 Arleng 900 501,000 Karbi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 1,100 468,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Asho Khyang 1,900 171,000 Chin, Asho Christianity 70.59 % 60.00 % -
Asur 1,200 33,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.26 % -
Badaik 1,000 109,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,800 671,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 81,000 3,595,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.24 %
 Baha'i 11,000 24,000 Bengali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 2,300 175,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 131,000 407,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.07 %
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baiga 3,100 582,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.09 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 215,000 3,984,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baiti 6,400 57,000 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 29,633,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agarwal 2,400 4,865,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Bais 1,400 127,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Gandha Banik 7,100 291,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Khatri 4,400 205,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Rauniar 700 128,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Subarna Banik 4,700 169,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 3,500 260,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Barua 11,000 12,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bauri 10,000 2,206,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 583,000 Bengali Hinduism 2.52 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 25,000 32,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 700 4,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Behara 57,000 61,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 9,000 1,958,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Hindu traditions) 1,300 4,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Besya (Muslim traditions) 7,800 9,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 5,031,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.79 %
 Bhar 5,200 1,996,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhaskar 200 1,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,900 1,389,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 8,500 6,545,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia Tibetan Unknown 3,700 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinhar 900 953,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinmali 111,000 294,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.33 %
 Bhuiya 13,000 1,993,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhuiya Ghatwar 1,100 292,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhumij 29,000 1,157,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.12 %
Bhunjia 1,200 29,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.99 %
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 938,000 938,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 18 
 Bind 9,600 1,067,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Binjhia 5,700 188,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor 700 22,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia 300 13,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bishnupriya Manipuri 12,000 98,000 Bishnupuriya Hinduism 0.46 %
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 2,900 2,900 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 27,000 31,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin 600,000 63,684,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12 
 Brahmin Acharaj 2,800 58,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Acharya 900 72,000 Language unknown Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Bhumihar 600 2,782,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Gaur 25,000 3,016,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Joshi 2,100 358,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,800 4,255,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Maithili 7,300 26,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Radhi 53,000 1,549,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,700 467,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Saraswat 5,800 578,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Utkal 4,200 175,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Vaidik 6,900 186,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Varendra 29,000 274,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bru 2,000 207,000 Riang Hinduism 18.43 % -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 101,000 492,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Buna (Muslim traditions) 100 100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Burmese 318,000 32,048,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 %
 Chain 25,000 507,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chak 3,100 5,300 Chak Buddhism 0.73 %
 Chakma 442,000 689,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 89,000 52,183,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.60 %
Chasadhobi 9,700 98,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Chaudhari, caste 200 11,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chero 4,600 193,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.73 %
 Chik Baraik 4,800 123,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.52 %
 Christian 129,000 1,078,000 Bengali Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Hindu traditions) 9,300 9,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dai (Muslim traditions) 50,000 62,000 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 1,425,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown West Bengal Sign Language Islam 0.66 % 0.01 %
 Dhanuk 1,700 4,397,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 194,000 12,650,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 22,000 2,172,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 53,000 59,000 Sylheti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Diwan 200 200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Doai 2,800 18,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 25,000 2,311,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,000 191,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 13,000 5,371,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 700 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dulia 7,500 357,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Eurasian, Anglo-Indian 99,000 1,826,000 English Christianity 55.00 % -
 Faqir 5,200 122,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 2,700 6,556,000 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 130,000 1,099,000 Garo Christianity 51.38 % 15.00 % -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 463,000 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 14,898,000 Gondi, Northern Hinduism 1.11 %
 Gonrhi 5,400 855,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gorait 600 12,000 Bengali Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Gosain 1,100 1,549,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 900 626,000 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hadi 57,000 1,218,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.65 %
 Hajam 392,000 4,517,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajang 18,000 90,000 Hajong Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halam 2,000 44,000 Chin, Falam Christianity 94.44 % -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 79,000 1,539,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halwai Maira 9,100 114,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 4,000 79,036,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 7,000 871,449,000 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 1,144,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.69 %
Jamadar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jamatia 5,400 89,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 21.97 % -
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 19,000 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 4,200 33,335,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 20,000 9,203,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jhalo Malo 248,000 694,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jharudar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 607,000 3,769,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 12 
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 5,100 118,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jotdar 1,600 1,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kachari Dimasa 12,000 158,000 Dimasa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kadar 2,500 117,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaghazi 2,300 2,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 8,258,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 4,000 219,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 469,000 2,430,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaibartta Jalia 282,000 755,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 4,005,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalu 78,000 313,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 3,887,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kandu 16,000 2,511,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 215,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaora 5,200 385,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kapali 209,000 509,000 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 3,100 124,000 Sylheti Hinduism 10.97 % -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 7,000 732,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 3,300 1,037,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,864,000 9,552,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37 
Kayastha Karan 186,000 520,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khadala 2,400 138,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khairwar 500 425,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khami 5,700 6,200 Chittagonian Unknown 5.57 % -
 Khandait 1,700 1,733,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 11,000 765,000 Sylheti Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar 9,300 526,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.76 %
 Khasi 86,000 1,419,000 Khasi Christianity 84.33 % -
 Kisan 3,900 1,636,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.03 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 119,000 188,000 Koch Hinduism 0.20 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,500 8,508,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kol 1,600 1,782,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 800 13,364,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konai 13,000 149,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konwar Unknown 8,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 11,000 271,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 %
 Korku 2,400 975,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Korwa 2,500 486,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.59 %
Kotal 200 34,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,200 1,655,000 Kuvi Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin 9,000 193,000 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 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 269,000 15,795,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 600 17,808,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 72,000 19,247,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kusiari 4,000 5,700 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 3,600 60,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohait Kuri 1,200 1,200 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 194,000 9,671,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 24,000 2,665,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohara 18,000 282,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.95 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 35,000 3,297,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Madari 4,700 111,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Magar 1,600 2,185,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahaldar 300 300 Odia Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahanta 700 84,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahara 8,700 16,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahishya 708,000 10,360,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.90 % 14 
 Mahli 32,000 435,000 Mahali Hinduism 4.58 %
 Majhwar 16,000 205,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 25,000 1,835,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mal (Muslim traditions) 4,100 21,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 135,000 10,007,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 16,000 3,451,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 17,000 476,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mallik (Hindu traditions) 200 700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 40,000 619,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malto 36,000 226,000 Mal Paharia Hinduism 1.88 %
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 7,800 9,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 107,000 110,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Marma 47,000 47,000 Marma Buddhism 8.53 % -
Masalchi 2,700 2,700 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Matia 38,000 226,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Maulangi 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mech 1,000 61,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Meitei 20,000 1,338,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.33 %
Mir 28,000 70,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) 700 1,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirzakhani 7,600 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mishri 2,100 8,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mizo Bawm 7,900 9,100 Chin, Bawm Christianity 100.00 % 50.00 % -
Mizo Lushai 1,500 567,000 Mizo Christianity 90.37 % 50.00 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 284,000 2,426,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 7,500 3,751,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 42,000 2,988,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mru 33,000 58,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 %
 Munda 143,000 3,839,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 10.62 % -
Munshi 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 3,012,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 170,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 14,000 14,000 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 11,972,000 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 3,333,000 8,447,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.51 % 66 
 Namassej Chandel 2,971,000 4,522,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.53 % 59 
 Namasudra 1,500 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 15,000 470,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 2,500 167,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,300 1,458,000 Nepali Hinduism 3.03 %
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 55,000 111,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Kurux 115,000 4,606,000 Sylheti Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paliya 71,000 288,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pan 3,800 1,583,000 Odia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pankhu, Panko 4,000 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 %
Parhaiya 3,100 45,000 Sylheti Hinduism 8.97 % -
 Parsee 800 162,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun, Northern 171,000 40,684,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,900 7,632,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 700 17,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patial 8,800 83,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 118,000 397,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,100 6,300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 8,200 16,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 900 41,124,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Peshakar 700 2,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 30,000 3,620,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pnar 5,500 7,500 Pnar Christianity 67.29 % -
 Pod 9,700 3,121,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pundari 9,900 261,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 15,000 2,162,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 14,000 751,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 1,000 731,000 Bengali Other / Small 4.44 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,569,000 6,912,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 % 31 
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 4,800 7,900 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajbhar 2,000 86,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 31,000 45,812,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.03 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 17,000 20,025,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 1,400 988,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajwar 9,700 597,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rakhine, Arakanese 199,000 2,936,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.20 %
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 2,200 380,000 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 600 120,000 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 1,069,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rohingya 385,000 1,213,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rohingya Zerbadi 38,000 38,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Saharia 4,300 814,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sankara 14,000 89,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Satar 645,000 8,156,000 Bengali Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora 1,200 963,000 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 700 407,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sauria Paharia 5,000 58,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.55 % -
 Sayyid 1,207,000 15,668,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24 
 Shaikh 137,672,000 236,707,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2753 
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) 3,800 310,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 7,818,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 648,000 1,664,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12 
Sunri Sadhubanik 307,000 562,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 214,000 638,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 7,100 42,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamang 800 1,732,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 236,000 2,198,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 98,000 243,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tangchanghya 37,000 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 97,000 4,892,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 500 4,400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tarafdar 3,800 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 1,600 1,059,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 148,000 19,144,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 %
Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,300 529,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tili 86,000 1,100,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tipera, Kok Borok 126,000 762,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 8.00 % -
Tirendaj 300 400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tiyar 61,000 559,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turaiha 2,200 354,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 410,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Uchai 11,000 14,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 2.26 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 224,000 60,337,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Sadgope 139,000 2,638,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  324 164,805,000       291   0.38 % 0.00 % 3,421 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,563,000                
  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 9,656,000 128 122 95.3 % 9,653,000 100.0 % 6
Chittagong 32,475,000 216 193 89.4 % 31,762,000 97.8 % 11
Dhaka 54,310,000 229 220 96.1 % 54,169,000 99.7 % 17
Khulna 18,284,000 228 220 96.5 % 18,255,000 99.8 % 10
Rajshahi 20,947,000 208 199 95.7 % 20,800,000 99.3 % 8
Rangpur 17,665,000 198 187 94.4 % 17,188,000 97.3 % 8
Sylhet 11,364,000 158 137 86.7 % 10,879,000 95.7 % 4
Country:   164,805,000 324 291 89.8 % 162,709,000 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 9,656,000 1,601,000 8,019,000 8,460 26,300 500 450 0.09 %
Chittagong 32,475,000 2,919,000 28,421,000 199,000 924,000 6,470 24,200 0.61 %
Dhaka 54,310,000 6,166,000 48,094,000 104,000 36,900 10,600 21,700 0.19 %
Khulna 18,284,000 2,808,000 15,570,000 17,400 1,330 2,740 10,200 0.10 %
Rajshahi 20,947,000 2,090,000 18,747,000 36,200 1,870 2,010 69,500 0.17 %
Rangpur 17,665,000 2,473,000 14,946,000 72,200 2,720 620 171,000 0.41 %
Sylhet 11,364,000 1,359,000 9,766,000 123,000 11,000 580 100,000 1.08 %
Country:   164,805,000 19,416,000 143,563,000 560,000 1,004,000 24,000 397,000 0.34 %
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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
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Bangladesh Statistics
People Groups 324
Unreached People Groups 291  (89.8%)
Population 164,805,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 162,709,000  (98.7%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3,421
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.4%
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 69,218,000
Persecution Ranking 41 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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