CountryBangladesh

State:

  

Sylhet

District:

  

Habiganj



Number of People Groups

143

Unreached People Groups

122

Total Population

2,310,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

12.2 %

Muslim

85.9 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Ansari 7,100 Bengali - 7,100 - - - -
 Arleng 200 Karbi 200 - - - - -
Asur 200 Sylheti 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 500 Sylheti 500 - - - - 30
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bania 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali 1,000 - - 80 - 20
Behara 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhumij 2,200 Sylheti 1,900 20 20 80 - 200
 Binjhia 200 Sylheti 200 - - 20 - -
Birhor 100 Sylheti 100 - - - - -
 Birjia 60 Sylheti 60 - - - - -
 Bishnupriya Manipuri 1,500 Bishnupriya 1,200 100 - 20 - 200
 Bodo 10,000 Bengali 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Varendra 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 1,100 Burmese - - 1,100 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Chero 1,200 Sylheti 1,100 - - 40 - 40
 Chik Baraik 900 Sylheti 800 - - 30 - 80
 Chin Thado-Kuki 200 Chin, Khumi - - 200 - - -
 Christian unspecified 1,400 Bengali - - - 1,400 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Dalu 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 8,100 Sylheti - 8,100 - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Faqir 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Gain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Ganak 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
Gandpal 300 Sylheti 300 - - - - -
 Garo 5,400 Garo - - - 2,400 - 3,000
Ghazi 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
Ghulam Unknown Chittagonian - - - - - -
 Gond 1,100 Gondi, Northern 1,000 - - - - 20
 Gorait 80 Bengali 60 - - - - 20
 Gurung Unknown Gurung - - - - - -
 Hajam 6,000 Bengali - 6,000 - - - -
 Hajang 500 Hajong 500 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 100 Chinese, Mandarin - - 100 - - -
 Ho 11,000 Sylheti 8,900 60 - 600 - 1,800
 Jamatia 70 War-Jaintia 60 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Western - - - - 70 -
 Jhalo Malo 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Kaibartta 10,000 Bengali 10,000 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
Karmali 800 Sylheti 600 - - 100 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - - - -
Kayastha Karan 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
Khadala 500 Sylheti 500 - - - - -
Kharia 2,000 Sylheti 1,600 20 - 200 - 300
 Kharwar 2,800 Sylheti 2,600 20 - 100 - 70
 Khasi 2,700 Khasi 300 - - 2,300 - 100
 Kisan 800 Sylheti 700 - - 20 - 80
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 200 Koch 200 - - - - -
 Kori 400 Bengali 300 - - - - 20
 Korku 600 Sylheti 600 - - - - -
 Korwa 400 Sylheti 300 - - 20 - 100
 Kui, Kuvi Khond 700 Kuvi 600 - - 60 - 30
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Kusiari 800 Sylheti 800 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
Lohait Kuri 200 Sylheti 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
Lohara 2,800 Sylheti 2,700 - - 60 - 70
Madari 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Magar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Mahara 1,800 Sylheti 1,800 - - - - -
 Mahili, Mahle 1,800 Mahali 1,500 - - 90 - 300
Mal (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
Malto 1,300 Mal Paharia 1,300 - - 20 - 30
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Manipuri, Meitei 4,500 Meitei 4,000 100 - - - 400
Mirzakhani 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Mizo Bawm 80 Chin, Bawm - - - 80 - -
Mizo Lushai 40 Mizo - - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Moghal 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Munda 19,000 Sadri, Oraon 15,000 100 30 1,500 - 2,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Nagarchi Nagesia (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Nai Nabasakh 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Namassej 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - 200 - -
Namassej Chandel 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - 200 - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Noatia 80 War-Jaintia 80 - - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 19,000 Sylheti 16,000 200 - 2,300 - 2,800
Parhaiya 500 Sylheti 400 - - 50 - -
 Pashtun Northern 1,700 Bengali - 1,700 - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Pinjara 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Pnar 400 Pnar 30 - - 400 - -
 Qassab 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
 Qazi 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
 Rai 30 Bengali - - - - - 30
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Raute 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rautia 100 Sadri, Oraon 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
Sankara 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Santal, Satar 31,000 Bengali 10,000 200 70 2,800 - 17,000
 Saora 300 Sora 300 - - - - -
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Sarki Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 800 Sylheti 600 - 80 80 - 30
 Sayyid 15,000 Bengali - 15,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 1,936,000 Bengali - 1,936,000 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 70 Sindhi - 70 - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
 Tipura, Kok Borok 12,000 Kok Borok 9,400 1,000 - 700 - 600
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  143 2,310,000   122 282,000 1,983,000 1,700 16,000 70 30,000
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