CountryBangladesh

State:

  

Rajshahi

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

199

Unreached People Groups

191

Total Population

20,462,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

8.6 %

Muslim

90.8 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 2,900 Bengali - 2,900 - - - -
 Aguri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Ansari 626,000 Bengali - 626,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Western - - - - 100 -
Badaik 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Bengali 9,000 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Bengali 54,000 - - - - -
Baiti 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Gandha Banik 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
Bania, Khatri 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bania, Subarna Banik 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Bauri 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
Beg 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Behara 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Besya (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Bengali - 1,200 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhar 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Bengali 5,200 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 7,800 Bengali 7,800 - - - - -
 Bhumij 4,100 Sylheti 4,100 - - - - -
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 70,000 Urdu - 70,000 - - - -
 Bind 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - - - -
Biswas (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Bengali - 3,100 - - - -
 Brahmin 50,000 Bengali 50,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Maithili 7,200 Bengali 7,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Utkal 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Varendra 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Bengali 55,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 600 Burmese - - 600 - - -
 Chain 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - 400 - -
Chasadhobi 8,700 Bengali 8,700 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 20 Sylheti 20 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 11,000 Bengali - - - 11,000 - -
Dai (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Dalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
 Dhanuk 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Bengali 7,900 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 8,400 Bengali - 8,400 - - - -
Doai 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Chittagonian 1,600 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 90 Bengali - 90 - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
 Faqir 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Ganak 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Garo 200 Garo 20 - - 100 - 50
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Ghazi 5,500 Bengali - 5,500 - - - -
Ghulam 40 Chittagonian - 40 - - - -
 Gonrhi 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Gorait 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Gosain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Gurung 20 Gurung 20 - - - - -
 Hadi 8,200 Bengali 8,200 - - - - -
 Hajam 42,000 Bengali - 42,000 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Bengali 7,300 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 700 Chinese, Mandarin - - 700 - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,500 Punjabi, Western - - - - 1,600 -
 Jhalo Malo 58,000 Bengali 58,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
Jotdar 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Kachari, Dimasa 5,700 Dimasa 5,700 - - - - -
Kadar 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Kaghazi 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 79,000 Bengali 79,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 9,100 Bengali - 9,100 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Kandu 5,700 Bengali 5,700 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kapali 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
Karadar 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
Karenga 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Kawar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 94,000 Bengali 94,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khandait 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Kharia 100 Sylheti 100 - - - - -
 Kharwar 300 Sylheti 300 - - - - -
 Khasi 900 Khasi 100 - - 800 - 80
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Koch 22,000 - - 100 - 300
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Kol 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Konai 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Kori 5,200 Bengali 5,200 - - - - -
Kotal 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Bengali 46,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
Madari 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Magar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahanta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahili, Mahle 1,600 Mahali 1,600 - - - - -
 Mahishya 175,000 Bengali 173,000 - - 1,800 - -
 Majhwar 1,500 Bengali 1,500 20 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Bengali 3,400 - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Bengali 5,400 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 7,200 Bengali - 7,200 - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
Malto 22,000 Mal Paharia 21,000 - - 500 - -
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
Masalchi 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Matia 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Mech 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Mir 14,000 Bengali - 14,000 - - - -
Mirzakhani 4,200 Bengali - 4,200 - - - -
Mishri 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Bengali - 2,900 - - - -
 Moghal 5,600 Bengali - 5,600 - - - -
 Munda 22,000 Sadri, Oraon 8,100 100 20 2,600 - 11,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Namassej 154,000 Bengali 153,000 - - 1,100 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 13,000 Sylheti 8,900 20 - 1,600 - -
 Pan 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 28,000 Bengali - 28,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
 Patial 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Bengali 9,100 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Persian 100 Persian, Iranian - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 4,000 Bengali - 4,000 - - - -
 Pod 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Pundari 8,700 Bengali 8,700 - - - - -
 Qassab 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
 Qazi 3,000 Bengali - 3,000 - - - -
 Rai 30 Bengali - - - - - 30
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 123,000 Bengali 116,000 - - 2,100 - 4,700
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Rajbhar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Bengali 4,900 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Bengali 400 1,800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Western - - - - 200 -
 Rajwar 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 14,000 Bengali - 14,000 - - - -
 Saharia 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Sankara 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 98,000 Bengali 35,000 700 200 12,000 - 50,000
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
 Sayyid 165,000 Bengali - 165,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 17,533,000 Bengali - 17,531,000 - - - -
Shanan 1,800 Bengali - 1,800 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 400 Sindhi - 400 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 157,000 Bengali 157,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Bengali 50,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Tamang, Eastern 600 Tamang, Eastern 100 - 400 - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 4,400 Bengali - 4,400 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
Tarafdar 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Western - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Bengali 5,700 - - - - -
 Tili 32,000 Bengali 32,000 - - - - -
Tirendaj 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tiyar 7,500 Bengali 7,500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  199 20,462,000   191 1,770,000 18,583,000 1,900 34,000 2,000 66,000
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