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 32,000 Hinduism 9.26 % -
 Baiga Bangladesh 3,000 568,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 122,000 122,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 28,000 1,135,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 5,600 182,000 Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor Bangladesh 700 21,000 Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia Bangladesh 300 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero Bangladesh 4,500 161,000 Hinduism 1.73 % 1
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 4,700 121,000 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 66,000 1,128,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Karmali Bangladesh 3,000 122,000 Hinduism 10.97 % -
Khadala Bangladesh 2,300 116,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia Bangladesh 11,000 756,000 Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar Bangladesh 9,100 569,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 3,800 1,613,000 Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 2,300 1,030,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 2,400 446,000 Hinduism 4.59 % 1
Kusiari Bangladesh 3,800 5,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohara Bangladesh 18,000 279,000 Hinduism 1.95 % 1
Mahara Bangladesh 8,500 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 112,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Parhaiya Bangladesh 3,000 34,000 Hinduism 8.97 % -
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 4,900 57,000 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 62,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ansari Bangladesh 1,229,000 16,369,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 79,000 2,934,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 2
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 127,000 405,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 209,000 3,894,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Bangladesh 49,000 28,965,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 9,900 1,964,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 573,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Behara Bangladesh 55,000 59,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,700 1,879,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 107,000 265,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 2
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 912,000 912,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 18
 Brahmin Bangladesh 584,000 62,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin India 58,307,000 62,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1166
Brahmin Ganak India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 24,000 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,000 356,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,500 4,157,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 51,000 1,577,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 2,600 459,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 5,600 570,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,000 179,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 6,700 190,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 28,000 277,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 86,000 47,455,000 Hinduism 1.60 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 125,000 1,516,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 48,000 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dalu Bangladesh 2,300 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 1,431,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 189,000 12,080,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 21,000 2,185,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 1,000 189,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 7,300 383,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 5,755,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 600 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,100 117,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,600 6,482,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain Bangladesh 6,500 6,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak Bangladesh 5,000 5,300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo Bangladesh 126,000 1,211,000 Christianity 51.38 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 62,000 64,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam Bangladesh 4,300 28,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 6,000 14,080,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 5,300 813,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 600 11,000 Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Hadi Bangladesh 56,000 1,019,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 1
 Hajam Bangladesh 381,000 4,525,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 77,000 1,534,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 18,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 241,000 644,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 591,000 3,731,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,900 115,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaghazi Bangladesh 2,200 2,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 83,000 8,140,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kaibartta Bangladesh 456,000 2,277,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 274,000 722,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kalu Bangladesh 76,000 331,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 203,000 498,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,813,000 9,524,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 36
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 181,000 705,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Khandait Bangladesh 1,700 1,720,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khasi Bangladesh 83,000 1,589,000 Christianity 84.33 % -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 116,000 168,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 2
 Kori Bangladesh 11,000 2,576,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 5,100 1,822,000 Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 7,100 173,000 Christianity 51.63 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 262,000 15,702,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 71,000 18,972,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,500 59,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 189,000 9,577,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 23,000 2,699,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 34,000 3,231,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,500 112,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 1,600 2,116,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 688,000 10,480,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 14
 Mahli Bangladesh 31,000 431,000 Hinduism 4.58 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 15,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 24,000 1,783,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,000 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 132,000 9,909,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 3,404,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 509,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 11,000 29,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 39,000 610,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto Bangladesh 35,000 222,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 104,000 107,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,453,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Mir Bangladesh 28,000 76,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 7,400 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 277,000 2,203,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Moghal Bangladesh 41,000 3,040,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 139,000 3,781,000 Hinduism 10.62 % -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 164,000 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 11,833,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,900 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,241,000 7,877,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 65
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,888,000 4,313,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 58
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 507,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,500 167,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 54,000 115,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paliya Bangladesh 69,000 189,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan Bangladesh 3,700 1,345,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 166,000 11,533,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 700 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial Bangladesh 8,600 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 115,000 339,000 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 3,491,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 5,300 7,700 Christianity 67.29 % -
 Qassab Bangladesh 15,000 2,167,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 14,000 743,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,000 708,000 Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,526,000 6,517,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,700 8,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 20,001,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,100 379,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute Bangladesh 1,300 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rautia Bangladesh 600 115,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 58,000 1,054,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara Bangladesh 14,000 91,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 627,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 1,200 973,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 52,000 65,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Bangladesh 1,174,000 16,885,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
 Shaikh Bangladesh 133,878,000 232,851,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2678
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 1,900 53,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 629,000 1,501,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 298,000 566,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 208,000 623,000 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 2,137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 95,000 243,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 94,000 4,965,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 144,000 19,027,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 83,000 1,137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipera, Kok Borok Bangladesh 122,000 746,000 Hinduism 8.00 % -
 Tiyar Bangladesh 60,000 547,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,100 360,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 364,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 217,000 59,231,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 135,000 2,705,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  144           134     4,356

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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