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 Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Asur Bangladesh 1,200 33,000 Hinduism 9.26 % -
 Baiga Bangladesh 3,100 566,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 120,000 120,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 29,000 1,149,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 5,700 184,000 Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor Bangladesh 700 22,000 Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia Bangladesh 300 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero Bangladesh 4,600 192,000 Hinduism 1.73 % 1
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 4,800 123,000 Hinduism 3.52 % 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 53,000 59,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandpal Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho Bangladesh 68,000 1,142,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Karmali Bangladesh 3,000 123,000 Hinduism 10.97 % -
Khadala Bangladesh 2,400 138,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia Bangladesh 11,000 756,000 Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar Bangladesh 9,300 525,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 3,900 1,618,000 Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 2,400 1,039,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 2,500 454,000 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 18,000 281,000 Hinduism 1.95 % 1
Mahara Bangladesh 8,700 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 114,000 4,590,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Parhaiya Bangladesh 3,100 45,000 Hinduism 8.97 % -
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 5,000 57,000 Hinduism 9.55 % -
  Totals:  26         18       19
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul Bangladesh 26,000 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Anglo Bangladesh 18,000 174,000 Christianity 74.14 % -
 Ansari Bangladesh 1,261,000 16,392,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 81,000 3,580,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 2
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,300 174,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 131,000 405,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 215,000 3,964,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Bangladesh 50,000 29,459,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 10,000 2,196,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 580,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Behara Bangladesh 57,000 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 9,000 1,948,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar Bangladesh 5,200 1,986,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 110,000 292,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 2
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 936,000 936,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Brahmin India 59,282,000 63,268,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1186
 Brahmin Bangladesh 599,000 63,268,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
Brahmin Ganak India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 24,000 2,992,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,100 356,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,800 4,179,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 53,000 1,540,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 2,700 464,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 5,800 574,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,200 174,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 6,900 185,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 29,000 272,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 88,000 51,890,000 Hinduism 1.60 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 128,000 1,144,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 50,000 63,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dalu Bangladesh 2,400 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 1,419,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 193,000 12,581,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 22,000 2,162,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 1,000 190,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 7,500 355,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 5,343,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 700 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,200 122,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,700 6,525,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain Bangladesh 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak Bangladesh 5,100 5,500 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo Bangladesh 129,000 1,226,000 Christianity 51.38 % 15.00 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 63,000 65,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam Bangladesh 4,400 23,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 6,100 13,988,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 5,400 850,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 600 12,000 Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Hadi Bangladesh 57,000 1,214,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 1
 Hajam Bangladesh 391,000 4,504,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 79,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Hazra (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 700 700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 19,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 9,138,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 247,000 690,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 606,000 3,754,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,000 117,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaghazi Bangladesh 2,300 2,300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 85,000 8,213,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kaibartta Bangladesh 468,000 2,419,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 281,000 751,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kalu Bangladesh 78,000 332,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 208,000 506,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Karadar Bangladesh 2,400 2,400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,860,000 9,510,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 186,000 582,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Khandait Bangladesh 1,700 1,727,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khasi Bangladesh 86,000 1,609,000 Christianity 84.33 % -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 119,000 188,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 2
 Kori Bangladesh 11,000 310,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 5,200 1,840,000 Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 9,000 201,000 Christianity 48.05 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 269,000 15,721,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 72,000 19,121,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,600 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 194,000 9,640,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 24,000 2,655,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000 3,279,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari Bangladesh 4,700 111,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 1,600 2,181,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 706,000 10,330,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 14
 Mahli Bangladesh 32,000 431,000 Hinduism 4.58 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 16,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 25,000 1,828,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,100 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 135,000 9,929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 3,453,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 477,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 11,000 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 40,000 615,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto Bangladesh 36,000 225,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 107,000 110,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Masalchi Bangladesh 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,470,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Mir Bangladesh 28,000 76,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 7,600 19,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 284,000 2,414,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Moghal Bangladesh 42,000 2,987,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 143,000 3,813,000 Hinduism 10.62 % -
Murasing Bangladesh 1,400 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 169,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nagarchi Nagesia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,600 27,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 38,000 11,900,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 7,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej Bangladesh 3,326,000 8,412,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 67
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,962,000 4,505,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 59
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 468,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,500 167,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 55,000 116,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paliya Bangladesh 70,000 286,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan Bangladesh 3,800 1,584,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 170,000 11,660,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 700 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial Bangladesh 8,800 83,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 118,000 395,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 6,100 6,300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,200 16,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara Bangladesh 30,000 3,599,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 5,500 7,900 Christianity 67.29 % -
 Qassab Bangladesh 15,000 2,151,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 14,000 750,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,000 730,000 Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,565,000 6,896,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,800 7,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar Bangladesh 2,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 31,000 45,558,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 19,980,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,200 377,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute Bangladesh 1,300 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rautia Bangladesh 600 120,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 60,000 1,065,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara Bangladesh 14,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 643,000 8,108,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 1,200 985,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 53,000 65,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Bangladesh 1,204,000 15,638,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Shaikh Bangladesh 137,345,000 236,190,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2747
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,000 52,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 646,000 1,660,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 306,000 562,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 213,000 635,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,100 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 235,000 2,186,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 98,000 246,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 97,000 4,885,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 148,000 19,074,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 86,000 1,096,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipera, Kok Borok Bangladesh 126,000 757,000 Hinduism 8.00 % -
 Tiyar Bangladesh 61,000 557,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,200 353,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 407,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 10,000 5,008,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 223,000 59,972,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 138,000 2,622,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  156         145       4,463

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

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Bible Portions 1993
New Testament 2014
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