Country:

Bangladesh

State: Dhaka
District: All

Number of People Groups

234

Unreached People Groups

225

Total Population

52,918,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

11.4 %

Muslim

88.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 9,000 Bengali - 9,000 - - - -
 Aguri 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
Anglo 5,500 Bengali 800 600 - 4,100 - 100
 Ansari 380,000 Bengali - 380,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Western - - - - 500 -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Bengali - 1,700 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i 8,000 Bengali - - - - - 8,000
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Bengali 39,000 - - 90 - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
Baiti 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Bania 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Bania Bais 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Barua 100 Chittagonian 100 - - - - -
 Bauri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
Beg 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
Behara 3,300 Bengali - 3,300 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Bengali 5,200 - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Besya (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Bengali - 3,100 - - - -
 Bhar 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
Bhaskar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 900 Sylheti 900 - - - - -
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 373,000 Urdu - 373,000 - - - -
 Bind 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Brahmin 208,000 Bengali 208,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharaj 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 5,100 Bengali 5,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 31,000 Bengali 31,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Utkal 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 5,700 Bengali 5,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Varendra 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 31,000 Burmese - - 31,000 - - -
 Chain 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - 600 - -
 Chik Baraik 30 Sylheti 30 - - - - -
 Christian 25,000 Bengali - - - 25,000 - -
Dahiara 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
Dai (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 35,000 Bengali - 35,000 - - - -
 Dalu 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 3,300 Bengali - 3,300 - - - -
 Dhanuk 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Bengali 53,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Bengali - 2,900 - - - -
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 3,300 Sylheti - 3,300 - - - -
Doai 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Chittagonian 2,700 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
Dulia 4,500 Bengali 4,500 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - - - -
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Faqir 1,900 Bengali - 1,900 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Ganak 1,800 Bengali - 1,800 - - - -
 Garo 61,000 Garo 26,000 - - 31,000 - 4,300
Ghazi 21,000 Bengali - 21,000 - - - -
Ghulam 200 Chittagonian - 200 - - - -
 Gonrhi 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
 Gosain 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Gurung Unknown Gurung - - - - - -
 Hadi 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 108,000 Bengali - 108,000 - - - -
 Hajang 15,000 Hajong 15,000 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin - - 2,700 - - -
Hazra (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 18,000 Bengali - 18,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 8,600 Punjabi, Western - - - - 8,600 -
 Jhalo Malo 111,000 Bengali 111,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 93,000 Bengali 93,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 2,900 Dimasa 2,900 - - - - -
Kadar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Kaghazi 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 3,900 Bengali - 3,900 - - - -
 Kaibartta 124,000 Bengali 124,000 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 71,000 Bengali 71,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 46,000 Bengali - 46,000 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kandu 5,600 Bengali 5,600 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Kapali 90,000 Bengali 90,000 - - - - -
Karadar 2,000 Bengali - 2,000 - - - -
Karenga 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Kawar 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 553,000 Bengali 553,000 - - - - -
Kayastha Karan 54,000 Bengali 54,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khandait 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Kharia 40 Sylheti 40 - - - - -
 Kharwar 200 Sylheti 200 - - - - -
 Khasi 29,000 Khasi 3,400 - - 25,000 - 500
 Kisan 100 Sylheti 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Koch 59,000 - - 30 - 700
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Kol 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kori 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kuli 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Bengali 97,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Bengali 7,600 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
Lohait Kuri 300 Sylheti 300 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Bengali 64,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 4,500 Bengali - 4,500 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
 Magar 800 Bengali 700 - 80 - - -
 Mahanta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahishya 172,000 Bengali 171,000 - - 1,500 - -
 Mahli 60 Mahali 60 - - - - -
 Majhwar 11,000 Bengali 9,200 2,300 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Bengali 37,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Bengali 6,800 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Bengali - 11,000 - - - -
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 5,700 Bengali - 5,700 - - - -
 Marma 400 Rakhine - - 400 - - -
Masalchi 2,100 Bengali - 2,100 - - - -
 Matia 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Mir 9,300 Bengali - 9,300 - - - -
Mishri 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 67,000 Bengali 67,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 13,000 Bengali - 13,000 - - - -
 Mru 1,600 Mru - - 1,600 30 - -
 Munda 3,300 Sadri, Oraon 1,000 - - 90 - 2,300
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Musahar (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Bengali 7,900 - - - - -
Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 5,500 Bengali - 5,500 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
Nai Nabasakh 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
Nalband 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Naliya (Muslim traditions) 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,372,000 Bengali 1,367,000 - - 6,400 - -
 Namassej Chandel 1,228,000 Bengali 1,221,000 - - 6,100 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Newah 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - 40 - -
Nikari (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 14,000 Bengali - 14,000 - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 8,800 Sylheti 5,800 - - 900 - 2,100
Paliya 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Pan 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - - - -
 Parsee 600 Parsi - - - - - 600
 Pashtun, Pathan 50,000 Bengali - 50,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Patial 7,700 Bengali 7,700 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
Patni (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Bengali - 2,200 - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Persian 300 Persian, Iranian - 300 - - - -
 Pinjara 9,700 Bengali - 9,700 - - - -
 Pod 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Pundari 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Qassab 7,300 Bengali - 7,300 - - - -
 Qazi 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Rai 500 Bengali 200 - - 50 - 300
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 149,000 Bengali 148,000 - - 100 - 1,000
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Bengali 8,200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Bengali - 2,400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Western - - - - 500 -
 Rajwar 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Raute 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Rautia 100 Sadri, Oraon 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 16,000 Bengali - 16,000 - - - -
 Sahariya 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Sankara 8,900 Bengali 8,900 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 1,900 Bengali 700 - - 200 - 1,100
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 20,000 Bengali - 20,000 - - - -
 Sayyid 319,000 Bengali - 319,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 45,194,000 Bengali - 45,314,000 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Sindhi - 1,300 - - - -
Siyalgir (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 246,000 Bengali 246,000 - - - - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 75,000 Bengali 76,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 79,000 Bengali 79,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
Talavia 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 119,000 Bengali 119,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 8,100 Bengali - 8,100 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Bengali 43,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Western - - - - 700 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Bengali 68,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Tili 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Tipera, Kok Borok 3,700 Tippera 2,700 300 - 400 - 200
 Tiyar 43,000 Bengali 43,000 - - - - -
 Turaiha 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
Valmiki, Balmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 90,000 Bengali 90,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 52,000 Bengali 52,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  234 52,918,000   225 6,010,000 46,859,000 36,000 101,000 10,000 21,000
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