Language:  Sylheti Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

8,638,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

26

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Asur Bangladesh 1,200 33,000 Hinduism 9.26 % -
 Baiga Bangladesh 3,000 585,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 122,000 122,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 28,000 1,165,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 5,600 187,000 Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor Bangladesh 700 22,000 Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia Bangladesh 300 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero Bangladesh 4,500 167,000 Hinduism 1.73 % 1
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 4,700 124,000 Hinduism 3.52 % 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 51,000 57,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandpal Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho Bangladesh 67,000 1,156,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Karmali Bangladesh 3,000 125,000 Hinduism 10.97 % -
Khadala Bangladesh 2,300 145,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia Bangladesh 11,000 773,000 Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar Bangladesh 9,100 583,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 3,800 1,643,000 Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 2,300 1,056,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 2,400 455,000 Hinduism 4.59 % 1
Kusiari Bangladesh 3,900 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohara Bangladesh 18,000 286,000 Hinduism 1.95 % 1
Mahara Bangladesh 8,500 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 112,000 4,678,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Parhaiya Bangladesh 3,000 39,000 Hinduism 8.97 % -
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 4,900 58,000 Hinduism 9.55 % -
  Totals:  26           18     19
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul Bangladesh 27,000 63,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Anglo Bangladesh 17,000 158,000 Christianity 74.14 % -
 Ansari Bangladesh 1,231,000 16,698,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 79,000 3,006,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 2
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,200 183,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 127,000 412,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 209,000 3,978,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Bangladesh 49,000 29,630,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 10,000 2,101,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 587,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Behara Bangladesh 56,000 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,800 1,921,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar Bangladesh 5,000 2,013,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 108,000 278,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 2
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 914,000 914,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 18
 Brahmin Bangladesh 585,000 63,721,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin India 59,861,000 63,721,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1197
Brahmin Ganak India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 24,000 3,030,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,000 361,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,600 4,250,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 51,000 1,612,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 2,600 470,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 5,600 581,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,000 183,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 6,800 194,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 28,000 282,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 86,000 48,617,000 Hinduism 1.60 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 125,000 1,295,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 49,000 62,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dalu Bangladesh 2,300 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 1,471,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 189,000 12,476,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 21,000 2,203,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 1,000 194,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 7,300 392,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 5,898,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 600 14,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,100 121,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,600 6,642,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain Bangladesh 6,500 6,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak Bangladesh 5,000 5,400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo Bangladesh 126,000 1,239,000 Christianity 51.38 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 62,000 64,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam Bangladesh 4,300 23,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 6,000 14,451,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 5,300 835,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 600 12,000 Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Hadi Bangladesh 56,000 1,066,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 1
 Hajam Bangladesh 382,000 4,601,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 77,000 1,569,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Hazra (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 600 600 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 18,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 9,466,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 241,000 669,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 592,000 3,808,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,900 118,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaghazi Bangladesh 2,200 2,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 83,000 8,339,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kaibartta Bangladesh 457,000 2,372,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 275,000 685,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kalu Bangladesh 76,000 338,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 203,000 506,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Karadar Bangladesh 2,400 2,400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,815,000 9,716,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 36
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 181,000 712,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Khandait Bangladesh 1,700 1,760,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khasi Bangladesh 83,000 1,628,000 Christianity 84.33 % -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 116,000 169,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 2
 Kori Bangladesh 11,000 2,640,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 5,100 1,868,000 Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 8,800 178,000 Christianity 48.05 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 262,000 16,022,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 71,000 19,450,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,500 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 189,000 9,779,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 23,000 2,795,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000 3,310,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,500 113,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 1,600 2,124,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 689,000 10,676,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 14
 Mahli Bangladesh 31,000 440,000 Hinduism 4.58 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 15,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 24,000 1,827,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,000 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 132,000 10,109,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 3,470,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 471,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 11,000 30,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 39,000 625,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto Bangladesh 35,000 227,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 104,000 107,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Masalchi Bangladesh 2,600 2,600 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,493,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Mir Bangladesh 28,000 77,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 7,400 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 277,000 2,360,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Moghal Bangladesh 41,000 3,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 139,000 3,870,000 Hinduism 10.62 % -
Murasing Bangladesh 1,400 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 172,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 37,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,900 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,246,000 8,132,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 65
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,893,000 4,385,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 58
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 517,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,500 168,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 54,000 117,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paliya Bangladesh 69,000 192,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan Bangladesh 3,700 1,594,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 166,000 11,817,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 700 18,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial Bangladesh 8,600 84,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 115,000 383,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,900 6,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,000 16,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara Bangladesh 29,000 3,654,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 5,300 7,800 Christianity 67.29 % -
 Qassab Bangladesh 15,000 2,184,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 14,000 761,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,000 711,000 Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,528,000 6,638,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,700 8,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar Bangladesh 2,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 30,000 46,269,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 20,908,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,100 389,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute Bangladesh 1,300 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rautia Bangladesh 600 118,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 59,000 1,081,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara Bangladesh 14,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 629,000 8,405,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 1,200 997,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 52,000 65,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Bangladesh 1,176,000 17,371,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Shaikh Bangladesh 134,137,000 235,487,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2683
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 1,900 53,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 631,000 1,511,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 299,000 573,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 208,000 654,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 6,900 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 229,000 2,171,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 96,000 248,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 95,000 5,084,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 144,000 19,436,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 84,000 1,162,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipera, Kok Borok Bangladesh 123,000 764,000 Hinduism 8.00 % -
 Tiyar Bangladesh 60,000 560,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,100 366,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 365,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 9,800 6,389,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 218,000 60,814,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 135,000 2,771,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  155           144     4,403

Language Alternate Names
Bengali of Cachar
Sileti
Siloti
Srihattia
Sylheti Bangla
Sylheti Bengali
Sylhetti
Sylhetti Bangla
Syloti
Syloty

Dialects

Dialect Alternate Names

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1993
New Testament 2014
Complete Bible None Reported

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