Language:  Sylheti

Approximate Global Speakers

13,980,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

29

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(29 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Asur Bangladesh 2,000
 Baiga Bangladesh 5,200
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 122,000
 Bhumij Bangladesh 35,000
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,800
Birhor Bangladesh 1,300
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000
 Chero Bangladesh 9,200
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,700
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 62,000
Gandpal Bangladesh 2,200
 Ho Bangladesh 97,000
 Karmali Bangladesh 5,300
Khadala Bangladesh 4,400
 Kharia Bangladesh 23,000
 Kharwar Bangladesh 20,000
 Kisan Bangladesh 7,200
 Korku Bangladesh 6,200
 Korwa Bangladesh 4,100
Kusiari Bangladesh 7,400
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 2,000
Lohra Bangladesh 30,000
Mahara Bangladesh 17,000
 Maimal Bangladesh 153,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 179,000
Parhaiya Bangladesh 6,500
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 142,000
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 8,300
 Sylhet (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 12,350,000
  Totals:  29     29
SECONDARY Language
(150 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Abdul Bangladesh 43,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 86,000
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,100
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 131,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 196,000
 Bangali Muslim Moghal Bangladesh 46,000
 Bania unspecified Bangladesh 19,000
 Bauri Bangladesh 15,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 7,100
 Bedia (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 52,000
 Behara Bangladesh 83,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000
Bengali Muslim Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 25,000
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 143,000
 Bengali Muslim Sayyid Bangladesh 1,846,000
 Bengali Muslim Shaikh Bangladesh 134,244,000
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 99,000
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 956,000
 Brahmin Ganak India 70,000
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 28,000
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,400
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,200
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 51,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 3,100
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 6,500
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 246,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,563,000
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,100
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 5,100
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 21,000
 Chakma Bangladesh 534,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 78,000
 Christian Bangladesh 305,000
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 86,000
 Dalu Bangladesh 11,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 34,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 154,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 39,000
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,200
Dulia Bangladesh 9,800
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,700
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,300
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,400
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 4,000
Gain Bangladesh 6,700
Ganak Bangladesh 13,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bangladesh 98,000
Ghazi Bangladesh 101,000
Ghulam Bangladesh 7,400
 Gond Bangladesh 11,000
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 6,600
 Hadi Bangladesh 83,000
 Hajam Bangladesh 568,000
 Hajang Bangladesh 19,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 64,000
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 29,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 3,100
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 221,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 639,000
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,200
 Jola Bangladesh 1,370,000
Kaghazi Bangladesh 4,200
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 78,000
 Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 253,000
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 253,000
 Kalu Bangladesh 129,000
 Kapali Bangladesh 171,000
Karadar Bangladesh 5,700
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,503,000
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 259,000
 Khandait Bangladesh 3,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000
 Kori Bangladesh 13,000
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 8,100
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 128,000
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 247,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 71,000
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 193,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 44,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 39,000
 Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,500
 Magar Bangladesh 2,400
 Mahishya Bangladesh 744,000
 Mahli Bangladesh 43,000
 Majhwar Bangladesh 19,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 23,000
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,200
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 17,000
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 65,000
 Malto Bangladesh 36,000
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 121,000
Masalchi Bangladesh 5,900
 Meitei Bangladesh 30,000
Mir Bangladesh 50,000
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 14,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 240,000
 Munda Bangladesh 55,000
Murasing Bangladesh 2,200
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 29,000
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,700
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 644,000
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,167,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,500
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 84,000
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 110,000
 Paliya Bangladesh 104,000
 Pan Bangladesh 4,400
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,800
 Patial Bangladesh 8,400
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,800
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 14,000
 Pinjara Bangladesh 53,000
 Pnar Bangladesh 20,000
 Pod Bangladesh 31,000
 Qassab Bangladesh 33,000
 Qazi Bangladesh 27,000
 Rai Bangladesh 1,200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,603,000
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,700
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 29,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 10,000
 Raute Bangladesh 1,500
 Rautia Bangladesh 1,200
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 99,000
Sankara Bangladesh 12,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 212,000
 Saora Bangladesh 2,600
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 90,000
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 360,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 252,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 190,000
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 15,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 197,000
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 132,000
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 113,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 158,000
 Tili Bangladesh 76,000
 Tipera Bangladesh 149,000
 Tiyar Bangladesh 53,000
 Turaiha Bangladesh 3,000
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 29,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 83,000
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 112,000
  Totals:  150     143

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

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