Jalia Kaibartta in Bangladesh


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Bangladesh census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Jalia Kaibarta were originally aborigines who later became part of the Hindu community. They are a scheduled caste.


Where Are they Located?

The Jalia Kaibarta of West Bengal speak, read and write in Bengali. Some live in Bangladesh or India's northeastern states of Tripura, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Fishing is their main work. Some of them work in laboring and agriculture.

In Tripura, fishing is their main work. Some are teachers and others do admin work. Their education level is improving.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism is their religion. Like other Hindus the Jalia Kaibarta people will worship whatever deity they believe will help them in their daily lives.


What Are Their Needs?

The Jalia Kaibarta people need to find a way to enjoy the blessings of the only savior, Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

Pray that the Jalia Kaibarta people in Bangladesh will have a spiritual hunger and find satisfaction in Jesus Christ.
Pray for workers to go to the Jalia Kaibarta people and be a blessing to their community.
Pray for a church planting movement to flourish among this people group.


Scripture Prayers for the Kaibartta Jalia in Bangladesh.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/21146/IN


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Kaibartta Jalia
People Name in Country Kaibartta Jalia
Natural Name Jalia Kaibartta
Population this Country 246,000
Population all Countries 778,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 5
Alternate Names कैबरतता जलिया
People ID 21146
ROP3 Code 116134
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Chittagong
75,000
Dhaka
67,000
Khulna
29,000
Rajshahi
27,000
Barisal
16,000
Sylhet
16,000
Rangpur
15,000
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Chittagong 75,000
  Dhaka 67,000
  Khulna 29,000
  Rajshahi 27,000
  Barisal 16,000
  Sylhet 16,000
  Rangpur 15,000
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (182,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Chittagonian
56,000
Sylheti
14,000
Bishnupuriya
600
Assamese
200
Kok Borok
100
Primary Language Bengali (182,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Chittagonian 56,000
  Sylheti 14,000
  Bishnupuriya 600
  Assamese 200
  Kok Borok 100
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1809-2022)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Rivka video
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Biblical answers to your questions
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.01 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.99 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Bangladesh census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more