CountryBangladesh

State:

  

Sylhet

District:

  

All



Number of People Groups

154

Unreached People Groups

133

Total Population

11,126,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

1.1 %

Hindu

10.9 %

Muslim

87.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Ansari 36,000 Bengali - 36,000 - - - -
 Arleng 900 Karbi 900 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
Asur 900 Sylheti 700 - 70 90 - 20
 Baiga 3,100 Sylheti 3,000 - 20 30 - 40
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bauri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Bengali 6,300 - - 400 - 40
Behara 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Bhumij 23,000 Sylheti 21,000 100 100 900 - 900
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Binjhia 5,700 Sylheti 5,100 - - 400 - 100
Birhor 600 Sylheti 500 - - 70 - -
 Birjia 300 Sylheti 300 - - - - -
 Bishnupuria 10,000 Bishnupriya 9,400 400 - 30 - 300
 Bodo 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Utkal 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Vaidik 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Varendra 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Burmese 7,900 Burmese - - 7,900 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Chero 4,600 Sylheti 4,400 - - 80 - 100
 Chik Baraik 4,700 Sylheti 4,300 - - 200 - 200
 Chin, Kuki 900 Chin, Khumi 60 - 700 100 - 80
 Christian unspecified 6,400 Bengali - - - 6,400 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Dalu 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 38,000 Sylheti - 38,000 - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Faqir 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Gain 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Ganak 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
Gandpal 1,200 Sylheti 1,200 - - - - -
 Garo 55,000 Garo 12,000 - - 28,000 - 15,000
Ghazi 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
Ghulam 40 Chittagonian - 40 - - - -
 Gond 6,100 Gondi, Northern 5,800 - - 60 - 200
 Gorait 500 Bengali 400 - - 50 - 30
 Gurung 60 Gurung 30 - 50 - - -
 Hajam 28,000 Bengali - 28,000 - - - -
 Hajang 2,500 Hajong 2,500 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 900 Chinese, Mandarin - - 900 - - -
Hazra (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Ho 65,000 Sylheti 55,000 300 60 2,400 - 7,800
 Jamatia 800 War-Jaintia 600 40 - 100 - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Western - - - - 500 -
 Jhalo Malo 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 96,000 Bengali 96,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 60 Bengali - 60 - - - -
Kaghazi 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kaibartta 47,000 Bengali 47,000 - - - - -
Karadar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Karmali 3,000 Sylheti 2,700 - - 300 - 30
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 114,000 Bengali 114,000 - - - - -
Khadala 2,300 Sylheti 2,300 - - - - -
Khandait 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Kharia 8,900 Sylheti 6,300 60 60 700 - 1,800
 Kharwar 8,700 Sylheti 8,100 80 - 400 - 100
 Khasi 48,000 Khasi 7,000 - - 40,000 - 900
 Kisan 3,700 Sylheti 3,300 - - 200 - 200
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Koch 3,500 - - - - -
 Kori 1,800 Bengali 1,700 - - 50 - 40
 Korku 2,400 Sylheti 2,400 - - - - -
 Korwa 2,500 Sylheti 2,200 - - 100 - 200
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 5,000 Kuvi 4,400 - - 500 - 200
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 7,100 Bengali 7,100 - - - - -
Kusiari 3,900 Sylheti 3,900 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Lohait Kuri 900 Sylheti 900 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Bengali - 1,200 - - - -
Lohara 18,000 Sylheti 17,000 - - 400 - 300
Madari 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Magar 500 Bengali 400 - 40 - - -
Mahara 8,700 Sylheti 8,700 - - - - -
 Mahili, Mahle 11,000 Mahali 9,000 - - 600 - 1,200
 Majhwar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Bengali 55,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Bengali - 2,200 - - - -
Malto 8,200 Mal Paharia 7,900 - - 70 - 200
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Manipuri, Meitei 19,000 Meitei 18,000 500 - 50 - 900
Masalchi Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Mirzakhani 2,400 Bengali - 2,400 - - - -
 Mizo, Bawm 300 Chin, Bawm - - - 300 - -
Mizo, Lushai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
 Moghal 3,300 Bengali - 3,300 - - - -
 Munda 98,000 Sadri, Oraon 76,000 700 200 11,000 - 10,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Namassej 171,000 Bengali 170,000 - - 1,200 - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
 Noatia 80 War-Jaintia 80 - - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 66,000 Sylheti 51,000 600 - 8,500 - -
 Pan 1,200 Oriya 1,200 - - - - -
Parhaiya 3,100 Sylheti 2,700 - - 300 - 80
 Pashtun, Pathan 8,700 Bengali - 8,700 - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Bengali 68,000 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Persian 60 Persian, Iranian - 60 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,900 Bengali - 1,900 - - - -
 Pnar 5,400 Pnar 600 - - 3,700 - 1,200
 Qassab 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Rai 100 Bengali 50 - - - - 100
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Western - - - - 50 -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Raute 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rautia 500 Sadri, Oraon 500 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Bengali - 3,200 - - - -
 Rohingya 19,000 Rohingya - 19,000 - - - -
Sankara 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 115,000 Bengali 59,000 900 300 9,600 - 45,000
 Saora 1,200 Savara 1,100 - - - - -
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 3,400 Bengali - 3,400 - - - -
 Sarki 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 5,000 Sylheti 3,900 - 500 500 - 100
 Sayyid 74,000 Bengali - 74,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 9,438,000 Bengali - 9,430,000 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 400 Sindhi - 400 - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Bengali - 1,200 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Western - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - - - -
 Tipura, Kok Borok 53,000 Kok Borok 43,000 5,200 - 2,700 - 1,600
 Turaiha 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Bengali 4,900 - - - - -
  Totals:  154 11,126,000   133 1,209,000 9,681,000 11,000 121,000 600 90,000
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