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 3,100 573,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 122,000 122,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 29,000 1,147,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 5,600 184,000 Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor Bangladesh 700 21,000 Hinduism 9.24 % -
 Birjia Bangladesh 300 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero Bangladesh 4,500 163,000 Hinduism 1.73 % 1
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 4,700 122,000 Hinduism 3.52 % 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 52,000 58,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandpal Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho Bangladesh 67,000 1,140,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Karmali Bangladesh 3,000 123,000 Hinduism 10.97 % -
Khadala Bangladesh 2,300 117,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia Bangladesh 11,000 764,000 Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar Bangladesh 9,200 575,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 3,900 1,629,000 Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 2,300 1,040,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 2,400 450,000 Hinduism 4.59 % 1
Kusiari Bangladesh 3,900 5,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohara Bangladesh 18,000 282,000 Hinduism 1.95 % 1
Mahara Bangladesh 8,600 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 113,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Parhaiya Bangladesh 3,100 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 63,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ansari Bangladesh 1,242,000 16,580,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 79,000 2,962,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 2
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 129,000 410,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 211,000 3,934,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Bangladesh 49,000 29,254,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 10,000 1,984,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 579,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Behara Bangladesh 56,000 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,800 1,899,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 109,000 268,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 2
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 921,000 921,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 18
 Brahmin Bangladesh 590,000 62,809,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin India 58,887,000 62,809,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1178
Brahmin Ganak India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 24,000 3,000,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,100 359,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,600 4,199,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 52,000 1,593,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 2,600 464,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 5,700 576,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,100 180,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 6,800 192,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 28,000 279,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 87,000 47,929,000 Hinduism 1.60 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 126,000 1,532,000 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 1,450,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 191,000 12,202,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 21,000 2,217,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom Bangladesh 1,000 191,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 7,300 387,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 5,814,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 600 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,200 118,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,600 6,547,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain Bangladesh 6,600 6,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak Bangladesh 5,000 5,300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo Bangladesh 127,000 1,223,000 Christianity 51.38 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 62,000 64,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam Bangladesh 4,400 28,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 6,000 14,220,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 5,300 821,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 600 11,000 Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Hadi Bangladesh 56,000 1,028,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 1
 Hajam Bangladesh 385,000 4,593,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 77,000 1,549,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 19,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 243,000 650,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 597,000 3,768,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,000 116,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaghazi Bangladesh 2,200 2,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 84,000 8,222,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kaibartta Bangladesh 461,000 2,300,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 277,000 729,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kalu Bangladesh 76,000 334,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 205,000 503,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,831,000 9,620,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 183,000 712,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Khandait Bangladesh 1,700 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khasi Bangladesh 84,000 1,605,000 Christianity 84.33 % -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 117,000 169,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 2
 Kori Bangladesh 11,000 2,602,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 5,100 1,840,000 Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 7,200 175,000 Christianity 51.63 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 264,000 15,859,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 71,000 19,161,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,500 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 191,000 9,673,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 23,000 2,746,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000 3,264,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,600 113,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 1,600 2,152,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 695,000 10,584,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 14
 Mahli Bangladesh 31,000 435,000 Hinduism 4.58 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 15,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 24,000 1,800,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,100 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 133,000 10,007,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 3,439,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 519,000 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 39,000 615,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto Bangladesh 36,000 225,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 105,000 108,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,469,000 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 279,000 2,224,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Moghal Bangladesh 41,000 3,084,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 140,000 3,818,000 Hinduism 10.62 % -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 38,000 11,952,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,900 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,273,000 7,956,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 65
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,917,000 4,356,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 58
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 512,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,500 168,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 54,000 116,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paliya Bangladesh 69,000 190,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan Bangladesh 3,800 1,359,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 168,000 11,647,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 700 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial Bangladesh 8,700 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 116,000 342,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 6,000 6,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,000 16,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara Bangladesh 30,000 3,530,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 5,400 7,800 Christianity 67.29 % -
 Qassab Bangladesh 15,000 2,199,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 14,000 750,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,000 720,000 Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,542,000 6,583,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,800 8,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 20,372,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,100 384,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute Bangladesh 1,300 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rautia Bangladesh 600 116,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 59,000 1,065,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara Bangladesh 14,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 633,000 8,294,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 1,200 983,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 52,000 65,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Bangladesh 1,186,000 17,132,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Shaikh Bangladesh 135,227,000 235,324,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2705
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,000 53,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 636,000 1,517,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 301,000 572,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 210,000 630,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,000 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 231,000 2,158,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 96,000 246,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 95,000 5,015,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 145,000 19,219,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 84,000 1,148,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipera, Kok Borok Bangladesh 124,000 755,000 Hinduism 8.00 % -
 Tiyar Bangladesh 60,000 552,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,200 363,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 368,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 220,000 59,829,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 136,000 2,731,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  144           134     4,398

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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