Language:  Sylheti

Estimated Global Speakers

13,980,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

30

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Asur Bangladesh 1,900 39,000 Hinduism 1.23 % 1
 Baiga Bangladesh 5,100 671,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 123,000 123,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 34,000 1,340,000 Hinduism 1.12 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,500 215,000 Hinduism 2.04 % 1
Birhor Bangladesh 1,300 25,000 Hinduism 2.33 % 1
 Birjia Bangladesh 500 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 1,857,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero Bangladesh 8,800 194,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 1
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,300 145,000 Hinduism 1.47 % 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 60,000 67,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandpal Bangladesh 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho Bangladesh 93,000 1,345,000 Hinduism 2.24 % 2
Karmali Bangladesh 5,100 156,000 Hinduism 2.70 % 1
Khadala Bangladesh 4,300 139,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kharia Bangladesh 23,000 904,000 Hinduism 1.17 % 1
 Kharwar Bangladesh 19,000 680,000 Hinduism 0.83 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 6,900 1,903,000 Hinduism 1.37 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 6,000 1,186,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 4,000 526,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kusiari Bangladesh 7,100 9,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohara Bangladesh 29,000 339,000 Hinduism 0.66 % 1
Mahara Bangladesh 16,000 22,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maimal Bangladesh 147,000 150,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 172,000 12,444,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Parhaiya Bangladesh 6,200 42,000 Hinduism 1.76 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 137,000 401,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 8,000 69,000 Hinduism 3.33 % 1
 Sylhet (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 11,875,000 11,875,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 238
  Totals:  30           30     275
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul Bangladesh 42,000 83,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 82,000 3,452,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 2
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,000 215,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 126,000 455,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 189,000 4,585,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania unspecified Bangladesh 18,000 16,822,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 14,000 2,319,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 6,900 680,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bedia (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 50,000 58,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Behara Bangladesh 80,000 84,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 12,000 1,973,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 95,000 278,000 Hinduism 0.42 % 2
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 919,000 919,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 18
 Brahmin Ganak India 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 27,000 3,621,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,300 446,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,000 5,029,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 49,000 1,919,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 3,000 580,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 6,200 711,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 237,000 34,394,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,129,000 34,394,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 683
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 3,900 220,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 4,900 229,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 20,000 325,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 513,000 797,000 Buddhism 7.47 % -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 75,000 53,923,000 Hinduism 2.08 % 1
 Christian Bangladesh 293,000 2,109,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 83,000 98,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dalu Bangladesh 10,000 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 33,000 1,637,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 149,000 12,659,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 38,000 2,385,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,100 224,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 9,500 458,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,400 6,777,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,200 16,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,200 129,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,900 4,719,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain Bangladesh 6,400 6,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak Bangladesh 12,000 12,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bangladesh 94,000 1,372,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 97,000 99,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Ghulam Bangladesh 7,100 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 10,000 9,949,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 6,300 954,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 900 13,000 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Hadi Bangladesh 80,000 1,224,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
 Hajam Bangladesh 547,000 5,069,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 105,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 62,000 1,792,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 28,000 28,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 2,900 8,919,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 213,000 683,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 614,000 4,338,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,900 137,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jola Bangladesh 1,318,000 1,318,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 26
Kaghazi Bangladesh 4,100 4,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 75,000 9,654,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 243,000 770,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 243,000 1,862,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kalu Bangladesh 124,000 425,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 164,000 513,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Karadar Bangladesh 5,500 5,500 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,445,000 8,468,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 29
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 249,000 872,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 5
 Khandait Bangladesh 2,900 2,019,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 34,000 95,000 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Kori Bangladesh 12,000 3,037,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 7,800 1,553,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 1
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 123,000 314,000 Buddhism 11.41 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 238,000 18,716,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 68,000 22,432,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,400 72,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 185,000 11,395,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 43,000 2,863,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 37,000 3,822,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,200 122,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 2,400 2,509,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 716,000 12,293,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 14
 Mahli Bangladesh 41,000 515,000 Hinduism 1.43 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 18,000 235,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 22,000 2,078,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,900 27,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 3,241,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 497,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 39,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 62,000 732,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto Bangladesh 34,000 255,000 Hinduism 3.72 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 116,000 119,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Masalchi Bangladesh 5,800 5,800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meitei Bangladesh 29,000 1,440,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 1
Mir Bangladesh 48,000 105,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 13,000 27,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 231,000 2,518,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Moghal Bangladesh 44,000 3,354,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 53,000 4,352,000 Hinduism 4.57 % 1
Murasing Bangladesh 2,100 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 28,000 13,973,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,500 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 619,000 4,402,000 Hinduism 0.54 % 12
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,085,000 3,759,000 Hinduism 0.59 % 42
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 595,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,300 194,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 81,000 153,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 106,000 5,381,000 Ethnic Religions 15.40 % -
 Paliya Bangladesh 100,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Pan Bangladesh 4,200 1,586,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 24,000 148,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 137,000 9,177,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,700 22,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial Bangladesh 8,000 54,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,500 9,500 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 22,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara Bangladesh 51,000 4,099,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 19,000 343,000 Christianity 73.51 % -
 Pod Bangladesh 29,000 3,511,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qassab Bangladesh 31,000 2,385,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 26,000 884,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,200 836,000 Other / Small 4.21 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,540,000 6,599,000 Hinduism 0.64 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,400 9,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 28,000 6,879,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,900 443,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute Bangladesh 1,500 2,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rautia Bangladesh 1,100 136,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 96,000 1,266,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Sankara Bangladesh 12,000 103,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 204,000 9,138,000 Hinduism 8.08 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 2,500 931,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 87,000 102,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sayyid Bangladesh 1,773,000 17,189,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
 Shaikh Bangladesh 129,081,000 212,131,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2582
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,700 69,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 346,000 1,082,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 243,000 563,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 182,000 676,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 55,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 189,000 2,458,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 127,000 302,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 109,000 5,889,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 152,000 22,468,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 73,000 1,329,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera Bangladesh 143,000 943,000 Hinduism 3.68 % 3
 Tiyar Bangladesh 51,000 626,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,900 426,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 27,000 436,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 80,000 41,296,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 108,000 3,136,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
  Totals:  151           144     3,705

Language Alternate Names
Bengali of Cachar
Sileti
Siloti
Srihattia
Sylheti Bangla
Sylheti Bengali
Sylhetti
Sylhetti Bangla
Syloti
Syloty

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Bible Portions 1993
New Testament 2014
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