Language:  Sylheti

Estimated Global Speakers

8,636,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

26

Scripture Status

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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 33,000 Hinduism 9.26 % -
 Baiga Bangladesh 3,100 572,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 122,000 122,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 29,000 1,145,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 5,600 183,000 Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor Bangladesh 700 21,000 Hinduism 9.02 % -
 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 1,138,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Karmali Bangladesh 3,000 132,000 Hinduism 10.97 % -
Khadala Bangladesh 2,300 117,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia Bangladesh 11,000 765,000 Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar Bangladesh 9,200 574,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 3,900 1,627,000 Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 2,300 1,037,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 2,400 450,000 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 18,000 282,000 Hinduism 1.95 % 1
Mahara Bangladesh 8,600 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 113,000 4,607,000 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
Anglo Bangladesh 17,000 151,000 Christianity 74.14 % -
 Ansari Bangladesh 1,241,000 16,505,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 79,000 2,958,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 2
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,300 183,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 129,000 410,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 211,000 3,951,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Bangladesh 49,000 29,335,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 10,000 1,982,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 590,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Behara Bangladesh 56,000 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,800 1,904,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar Bangladesh 5,000 1,991,000 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 62,714,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin India 58,787,000 62,714,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1176
 Brahmin Ganak India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 24,000 3,071,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,000 373,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,600 4,264,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 52,000 1,626,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 2,600 486,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 5,700 605,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,100 184,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 6,800 195,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 28,000 284,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 87,000 47,854,000 Hinduism 1.60 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 126,000 1,565,000 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 1,426,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 191,000 12,223,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 21,000 2,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom Bangladesh 1,000 191,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 7,400 388,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 5,799,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 600 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,200 117,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,600 6,581,000 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 1,222,000 Christianity 51.39 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 62,000 64,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam Bangladesh 4,400 29,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 6,000 14,253,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 5,300 816,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 600 11,000 Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Hadi Bangladesh 56,000 1,034,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 1
 Hajam Bangladesh 385,000 4,544,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 77,000 1,555,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Hazra (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 800 800 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 9,074,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 243,000 649,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 596,000 3,771,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,000 115,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaghazi Bangladesh 2,200 2,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 84,000 8,251,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kaibartta Bangladesh 461,000 2,296,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 277,000 728,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kalu Bangladesh 76,000 333,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 205,000 504,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Karadar Bangladesh 2,400 2,400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,831,000 9,637,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 183,000 711,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Khandait Bangladesh 1,700 1,726,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khasi Bangladesh 84,000 1,602,000 Christianity 84.33 % -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 117,000 169,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 2
 Kori Bangladesh 11,000 2,598,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 5,100 1,837,000 Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 7,200 174,000 Christianity 51.63 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 264,000 15,942,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 71,000 19,174,000 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 9,737,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 23,000 2,708,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000 3,266,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,600 115,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 1,600 2,151,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 695,000 10,561,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 14
 Mahli Bangladesh 31,000 437,000 Hinduism 4.57 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 15,000 201,000 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 4,100 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 133,000 10,048,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 3,426,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 411,000 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
Masalchi Bangladesh 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,467,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Mir Bangladesh 28,000 77,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 7,500 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 279,000 2,222,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Moghal Bangladesh 41,000 3,097,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 140,000 3,810,000 Hinduism 10.62 % -
Murasing Bangladesh 1,400 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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 12,004,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,900 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,273,000 7,947,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 65
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,917,000 4,354,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 58
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 511,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,500 169,000 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 1,356,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 168,000 11,637,000 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 14,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara Bangladesh 30,000 3,516,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 5,400 7,800 Christianity 67.29 % -
 Qassab Bangladesh 15,000 2,174,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 14,000 749,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,000 720,000 Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,543,000 6,581,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,800 8,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar Bangladesh 2,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 30,000 45,388,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 19,607,000 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 1,066,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara Bangladesh 14,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 635,000 8,281,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 1,200 981,000 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 135,226,000 234,920,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2705
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 1,900 53,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 636,000 1,521,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 301,000 572,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 210,000 629,000 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 2,164,000 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 5,022,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 145,000 19,188,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 84,000 1,148,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipera, Kok Borok Bangladesh 124,000 753,000 Hinduism 8.00 % -
 Tiyar Bangladesh 60,000 551,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,200 364,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 366,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 9,900 7,089,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 220,000 59,573,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 136,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  155           144     4,406

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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Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sylheti
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