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Number of People Groups

326

People Groups Unreached

293 (89.9%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

161,869,000

Population in Unreached

159,810,000 (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 1,000 458,000 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 18,000 185,000 Bengali Christianity 73.84 % 15.00 % -
 Ansari 1,241,000 16,275,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24 
 Arleng 900 493,000 Karbi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 1,100 466,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Asho Khyang 1,900 174,000 Chin, Asho Christianity 70.59 % 60.00 % -
Asur 1,200 26,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.26 % -
Badaik 1,000 108,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,700 667,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 79,000 3,569,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.24 %
 Baha'i 11,000 23,000 Bengali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 2,300 174,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 129,000 392,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.07 %
Baidya (Muslim traditions) 500 500 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baiga 3,100 602,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.09 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 211,000 3,855,000 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 49,000 29,588,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agarwal 2,300 4,843,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Bais 1,400 126,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Gandha Banik 7,000 289,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Khatri 4,300 204,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Rauniar 700 127,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Subarna Banik 4,600 168,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 3,400 265,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Barua 11,000 12,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bauri 10,000 2,189,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 589,000 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) 8,800 1,945,000 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 5,012,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.79 %
 Bhar 5,000 1,775,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhaskar 200 1,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,800 1,384,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 8,400 6,504,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia Tibetan Unknown 3,600 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinhar 900 947,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhuinmali 109,000 290,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.33 %
 Bhuiya 13,000 2,023,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhuiya Ghatwar 1,100 286,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhumij 29,000 1,192,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.12 %
Bhunjia 1,100 42,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.99 %
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 920,000 920,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 18 
 Bind 9,400 1,061,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Binjhia 5,600 200,000 Sylheti Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor 700 20,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia 300 13,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bishnupriya Manipuri 12,000 101,000 Bishnupriya 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 %
 Bodo 29,000 1,553,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Acharaj 2,800 57,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Acharya 900 71,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Bhumihar 600 2,763,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Gaur 24,000 3,009,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Joshi 2,100 358,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,600 4,232,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Maithili 7,200 26,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Radhi 52,000 1,568,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,600 465,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Saraswat 5,700 574,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin unspecified 590,000 63,408,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11 
Brahmin Utkal 4,100 174,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Vaidik 6,800 185,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Varendra 28,000 271,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bru 2,000 236,000 Riang Hinduism 18.43 % -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 99,000 493,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Buna (Muslim traditions) 200 200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Burmese 313,000 32,283,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 %
 Chain 25,000 554,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chak 3,000 8,000 Chak Buddhism 0.73 %
 Chakma 434,000 662,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 87,000 51,974,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.60 %
Chasadhobi 9,500 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 4,700 125,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.52 %
Chin Chinbon 1,400 31,000 Chin, Uppu Christianity 78.51 % -
Chin Lai 1,600 1,600 Chin, Hakha Christianity 61.64 % -
Chin Yindi 1,500 1,500 Chin, Khumi Christianity 60.58 % -
 Christian unspecified 126,000 1,046,000 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 1,413,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Indian Sign Language Islam 0.66 % 0.01 %
 Dhanuk 1,700 4,368,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 191,000 12,560,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 2,149,000 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 2,296,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,000 190,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 13,000 5,335,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 600 13,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dulia 7,400 355,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Eurasian, Anglo-Indian 98,000 1,807,000 English Christianity 55.00 % -
 Faqir 5,200 124,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 2,600 6,531,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gain 6,600 6,600 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 127,000 1,206,000 Garo Christianity 51.38 % 15.00 % -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 460,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghazi 62,000 63,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghulam 4,400 23,000 Chittagonian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gond 6,000 15,259,000 Gondi, Northern Hinduism 1.11 %
 Gonrhi 5,300 849,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gorait 600 10,000 Bengali Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Gosain 1,100 1,544,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 800 625,000 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hadi 56,000 1,219,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.65 %
 Hajam 385,000 4,464,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajang 18,000 98,000 Hajong Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halam 2,000 68,000 Chin, Falam Christianity 94.44 % -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 77,000 1,521,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halwai Maira 8,900 113,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 3,900 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.80 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 6,900 858,335,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 200 4,300 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ho 67,000 740,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.69 %
Jamadar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jamatia 5,300 106,000 War-Jaintia Hinduism 21.97 % -
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 19,000 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 4,100 32,908,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 19,000 9,144,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jhalo Malo 243,000 685,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jharudar 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 596,000 3,698,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.09 % 11 
 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 11,000 149,000 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) 84,000 8,187,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 4,000 218,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 461,000 2,406,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaibartta Jalia 277,000 747,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 3,987,000 Chittagonian Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalu 76,000 308,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 3,100 3,858,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kandu 16,000 2,494,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 214,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaora 5,100 381,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kapali 205,000 496,000 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 3,000 124,000 Sylheti Hinduism 10.97 % -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 722,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 3,200 1,102,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,831,000 9,452,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 36 
Kayastha Karan 183,000 515,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khadala 2,300 137,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khairwar 500 414,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khami 5,600 6,000 Chittagonian Unknown 5.57 % -
Khandait 1,700 1,719,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 11,000 793,000 Sylheti Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar 9,200 540,000 Sylheti Hinduism 3.76 %
 Khasi 84,000 1,602,000 Khasi Christianity 84.33 % -
 Kisan 3,900 1,689,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.03 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 117,000 185,000 Koch Hinduism 0.20 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,400 8,443,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kol 1,600 2,162,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 800 13,288,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konai 13,000 148,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Konwar Unknown 8,200 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 11,000 262,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 %
 Korku 2,300 978,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Korwa 2,400 467,000 Sylheti Hinduism 4.59 %
Kotal 200 34,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,100 1,676,000 Kuvi Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin 8,900 194,000 Chin, Khumi Christianity 48.05 % -
 Kuli 400 16,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 264,000 15,694,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 500 17,692,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 71,000 19,153,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kusiari 3,900 5,700 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) 191,000 9,614,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 23,000 2,638,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohara 18,000 319,000 Sylheti Hinduism 1.95 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 35,000 3,277,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Madari 4,600 110,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Magar 1,600 2,179,000 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 8,600 16,000 Sylheti Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahili, Mahle 31,000 427,000 Mahali Hinduism 4.58 %
 Mahishya 695,000 10,247,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.90 % 13 
 Majhwar 15,000 213,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 24,000 1,820,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mal (Muslim traditions) 4,000 21,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 133,000 9,932,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 15,000 3,427,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 17,000 471,000 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 36,000 202,000 Mal Paharia Hinduism 1.88 %
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 7,700 9,600 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 105,000 108,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Manipuri, Meitei 20,000 1,415,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.33 %
 Marma 46,000 46,000 Marma Buddhism 8.53 % -
Masalchi 2,600 2,600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Matia 38,000 223,000 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 %
Mir 28,000 69,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) 600 1,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirzakhani 7,400 19,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mishri 2,100 8,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mizo Bawm 7,700 9,000 Chin, Bawm Christianity 100.00 % 50.00 % -
Mizo Lushai 1,500 602,000 Mizo Christianity 90.37 % 50.00 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 279,000 2,425,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 7,400 3,705,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 41,000 2,960,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mru 32,000 57,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 %
 Munda 140,000 3,910,000 Sadri, Oraon Hinduism 10.62 % -
Munshi 600 600 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 2,993,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 400 400 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 164,000 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 11,913,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nai Nabasakh 6,900 8,700 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 3,272,000 8,352,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.51 % 65 
Namassej Chandel 2,917,000 4,460,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.53 % 58 
 Namasudra 1,500 3,800 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 14,000 474,000 Bengali Hinduism 1.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 2,500 165,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,300 1,455,000 Nepali Hinduism 3.03 %
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 54,000 110,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Noatia 1,400 9,900 War-Jaintia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Kurux 113,000 4,651,000 Sylheti Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paliya 69,000 288,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pan 3,800 1,573,000 Odia Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pankhu, Panko 4,000 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 %
Parhaiya 3,100 61,000 Sylheti Hinduism 8.97 % -
 Parsee 800 161,000 Parsi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun Northern 168,000 44,269,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 7,583,000 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) 116,000 393,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Patni (Muslim traditions) 6,000 6,200 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 8,000 15,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 900 40,552,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Peshakar 700 2,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 30,000 3,591,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pnar 5,400 29,000 Pnar Christianity 67.29 % -
 Pod 9,600 3,085,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pundari 9,700 261,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 15,000 2,142,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 14,000 746,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 1,000 731,000 Bengali Other / Small 4.44 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,542,000 6,866,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.50 % 30 
 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) 30,000 45,628,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.03 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 16,000 19,781,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 1,300 981,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajwar 9,500 593,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rakhine, Arakanese 195,000 2,981,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.20 %
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 2,100 379,000 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) 5,300 6,700 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 59,000 1,059,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rohingya 378,000 1,565,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rohingya Zerbadi 37,000 37,000 Rohingya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Saharia 4,200 713,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sankara 14,000 89,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Satar 633,000 8,488,000 Bengali Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora 1,200 1,005,000 Sora Hinduism 0.46 %
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 700 5,100 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 52,000 64,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 700 405,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sauria Paharia 4,900 60,000 Sylheti Hinduism 9.55 % -
 Sayyid 1,185,000 15,440,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23 
 Shaikh 135,192,000 233,261,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2703 
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) 3,700 307,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 7,764,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 636,000 1,638,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12 
Sunri Sadhubanik 301,000 554,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 210,000 627,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 7,000 42,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamang, Eastern 800 1,723,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 231,000 2,187,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 96,000 240,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tangchanghya 37,000 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 95,000 4,818,000 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 1,052,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 145,000 18,985,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 %
Teli Gangauta 1,200 527,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tili 84,000 1,073,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tipura, Kok Borok 124,000 888,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 8.00 % -
Tirendaj 300 400 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tiyar 60,000 558,000 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 12,000 Kok Borok Hinduism 2.26 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 219,000 59,966,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Sadgope 136,000 2,625,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  326 161,869,000       293   0.38 % 0.00 % 3,363 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 2,959,000                
  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 9,483,000 127 122 96.1 % 9,480,000 100.0 % 6
Chittagong 31,886,000 216 194 89.8 % 31,192,000 97.8 % 11
Dhaka 53,323,000 228 220 96.5 % 53,190,000 99.8 % 17
Khulna 17,955,000 227 220 96.9 % 17,927,000 99.8 % 10
Rajshahi 20,569,000 207 199 96.1 % 20,425,000 99.3 % 8
Rangpur 17,346,000 197 187 94.9 % 16,881,000 97.3 % 8
Sylhet 11,187,000 160 139 86.9 % 10,710,000 95.7 % 4
Country:   161,869,000 326 293 89.9 % 159,810,000 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 237 233 Complete Bible
Bishnupriya 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
Indian Sign Language ins 1 1
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
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 New Testament
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
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
War-Jaintia aml 2 1
Totals: 52 326 293   15 19 35 50 8
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State Population Hindu Muslim Christian Buddhist Sikh Other % Christian
Adherent
Barisal 9,483,000 1,572,000 7,876,000 7,870 25,800 490 440 0.08 %
Chittagong 31,886,000 2,868,000 27,909,000 191,000 907,000 6,340 23,600 0.60 %
Dhaka 53,323,000 6,054,000 47,224,000 98,100 36,200 10,500 21,200 0.18 %
Khulna 17,955,000 2,757,000 15,290,000 16,500 1,300 2,700 10,000 0.09 %
Rajshahi 20,569,000 2,052,000 18,408,000 34,900 1,840 1,940 68,200 0.17 %
Rangpur 17,346,000 2,428,000 14,677,000 68,500 2,680 610 168,000 0.40 %
Sylhet 11,187,000 1,364,000 9,589,000 121,000 10,800 550 98,400 1.08 %
Country:   161,869,000 19,095,000 140,973,000 538,000 986,000 23,000 390,000 0.33 %
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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
  • 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 326
Unreached People Groups 293  (89.9%)
Population 161,869,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 159,810,000  (98.7%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 3,363
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 77,697,000
Persecution Ranking 26 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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