Language:  Sylheti

Estimated Global Speakers

13,980,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

30

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(30 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Asur Bangladesh 1,900
 Baiga Bangladesh 5,100
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 123,000
 Bhumij Bangladesh 34,000
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,600
Birhor Bangladesh 1,300
 Birjia Bangladesh 500
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000
 Chero Bangladesh 8,900
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,400
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 61,000
Gandpal Bangladesh 2,200
 Ho Bangladesh 94,000
Karmali Bangladesh 5,200
Khadala Bangladesh 4,300
 Kharia Bangladesh 23,000
 Kharwar Bangladesh 19,000
 Kisan Bangladesh 7,000
 Korku Bangladesh 6,000
 Korwa Bangladesh 4,000
Kusiari Bangladesh 7,200
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 2,000
Lohara Bangladesh 29,000
Mahara Bangladesh 16,000
Maimal Bangladesh 148,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 173,000
Parhaiya Bangladesh 6,300
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 138,000
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 8,000
 Sylhet (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 11,988,000
  Totals:  30     30
Secondary Language
(151 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Abdul Bangladesh 42,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 83,000
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,000
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 127,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 190,000
 Bania unspecified Bangladesh 18,000
 Bauri Bangladesh 14,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 6,900
Bedia (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 50,000
 Behara Bangladesh 81,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000
 Bengali Muslim Moghal Bangladesh 44,000
Bengali Muslim Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 24,000
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 138,000
 Bengali Muslim Sayyid Bangladesh 1,790,000
 Bengali Muslim Shaikh Bangladesh 130,310,000
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 96,000
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 927,000
 Brahmin Ganak India 70,000
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 27,000
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,300
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,000
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 50,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 3,000
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 6,300
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 239,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,453,000
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,000
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 4,900
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 20,000
 Chakma Bangladesh 518,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 75,000
 Christian Bangladesh 296,000
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 84,000
 Dalu Bangladesh 11,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 33,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 150,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 38,000
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,100
Dulia Bangladesh 9,600
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,500
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,200
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,300
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,900
Gain Bangladesh 6,500
Ganak Bangladesh 12,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bangladesh 95,000
Ghazi Bangladesh 98,000
Ghulam Bangladesh 7,200
 Gond Bangladesh 10,000
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 6,400
 Gorait Bangladesh 900
 Hadi Bangladesh 81,000
 Hajam Bangladesh 552,000
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 62,000
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 28,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 3,000
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 215,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 620,000
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,000
 Jola Bangladesh 1,331,000
Kaghazi Bangladesh 4,100
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 75,000
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 246,000
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 246,000
 Kalu Bangladesh 125,000
 Kapali Bangladesh 166,000
Karadar Bangladesh 5,600
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,459,000
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 251,000
 Khandait Bangladesh 2,900
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 34,000
 Kori Bangladesh 12,000
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 7,900
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 124,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 240,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 69,000
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,400
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 187,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 43,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 38,000
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,200
 Magar Bangladesh 2,400
 Mahishya Bangladesh 722,000
 Mahli Bangladesh 42,000
 Majhwar Bangladesh 18,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 22,000
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,000
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 17,000
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 63,000
Malto Bangladesh 35,000
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 117,000
Masalchi Bangladesh 5,800
 Meitei Bangladesh 29,000
Mir Bangladesh 49,000
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 13,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 233,000
 Munda Bangladesh 53,000
Murasing Bangladesh 2,200
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 29,000
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,500
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 625,000
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,105,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,400
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 82,000
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 107,000
 Paliya Bangladesh 101,000
 Pan Bangladesh 4,200
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,700
 Patial Bangladesh 8,100
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,500
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 13,000
 Pinjara Bangladesh 51,000
 Pnar Bangladesh 19,000
 Pod Bangladesh 30,000
 Qassab Bangladesh 32,000
 Qazi Bangladesh 27,000
 Rai Bangladesh 1,200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,555,000
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,500
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 28,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 10,000
 Raute Bangladesh 1,500
 Rautia Bangladesh 1,200
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 97,000
Sankara Bangladesh 12,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 206,000
 Saora Bangladesh 2,600
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 88,000
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,800
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 350,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 245,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 184,000
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 14,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 191,000
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 128,000
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 110,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 153,000
 Tili Bangladesh 73,000
 Tipera Bangladesh 145,000
 Tiyar Bangladesh 52,000
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,900
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 28,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 81,000
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 109,000
  Totals:  151     144

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

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

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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sylheti Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
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Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sylheti YouVersion Bibles