Language:  Sylheti

Approximate Global Speakers

13,980,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

29

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(29 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Asur Bangladesh 2,000
 Baiga Bangladesh 5,300 ☀︎
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 122,000
 Bhumij Bangladesh 35,000
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,800
Birhor Bangladesh 1,400
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 ☀︎
 Chero Bangladesh 9,200
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,700
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 63,000 ☀︎
Gandpal Bangladesh 2,300 ☀︎
 Ho Bangladesh 98,000
 Karmali Bangladesh 5,400
Khadala Bangladesh 4,500 ☀︎
 Kharia Bangladesh 24,000
 Kharwar Bangladesh 20,000
 Kisan Bangladesh 7,300
 Korku Bangladesh 6,300 ☀︎
 Korwa Bangladesh 4,200 ☀︎
Kusiari Bangladesh 7,500 ☀︎
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 2,100 ☀︎
Lohra Bangladesh 31,000
Mahara Bangladesh 17,000 ☀︎
 Maimal Bangladesh 154,000 ☀︎
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 180,000 ☀︎
Parhaiya Bangladesh 6,500
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 144,000 ☀︎
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 8,400
 Sylhet (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 12,475,000 ☀︎
  Totals:  29     29
SECONDARY Language
(150 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Abdul Bangladesh 44,000 ☀︎
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 86,000
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,200 ☀︎
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 133,000 ☀︎
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 198,000 ☀︎
 Bania unspecified Bangladesh 19,000 ☀︎
 Bauri Bangladesh 15,000 ☀︎
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 7,200 ☀︎
 Bedia (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 52,000 ☀︎
 Behara Bangladesh 84,000 ☀︎
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 ☀︎
 Bengali Muslim Bangladesh 135,600,000 ☀︎
 Bengali Muslim Moghal Bangladesh 46,000 ☀︎
Bengali Muslim Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 25,000 ☀︎
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 144,000 ☀︎
 Bengali Muslim Sayyid Bangladesh 1,864,000 ☀︎
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 100,000
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 966,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Ganak India 70,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 29,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,400 ☀︎
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,300 ☀︎
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 52,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 3,200 ☀︎
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 6,600 ☀︎
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 249,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,880,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,100 ☀︎
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 5,100 ☀︎
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 21,000 ☀︎
 Chakma Bangladesh 539,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 78,000
 Christian Bangladesh 308,000
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 87,000 ☀︎
 Dalu Bangladesh 11,000 ☀︎
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 35,000 ☀︎
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 156,000 ☀︎
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 40,000 ☀︎
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,300 ☀︎
Dulia Bangladesh 9,900 ☀︎
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,800 ☀︎
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,400 ☀︎
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,500 ☀︎
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 4,100 ☀︎
Gain Bangladesh 6,800 ☀︎
Ganak Bangladesh 13,000 ☀︎
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bangladesh 99,000
Ghazi Bangladesh 102,000 ☀︎
 Ghulam Bangladesh 7,500 ☀︎
 Gond Bangladesh 11,000
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 6,700 ☀︎
 Hadi Bangladesh 84,000
 Hajam Bangladesh 574,000 ☀︎
 Hajang Bangladesh 19,000 ☀︎
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 65,000 ☀︎
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 29,000 ☀︎
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 3,100 ☀︎
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 224,000 ☀︎
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 645,000 ☀︎
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,300 ☀︎
 Jola Bangladesh 1,384,000 ☀︎
Kaghazi Bangladesh 4,300 ☀︎
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 78,000 ☀︎
 Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 255,000 ☀︎
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 256,000 ☀︎
 Kalu Bangladesh 130,000 ☀︎
 Kapali Bangladesh 173,000 ☀︎
Karadar Bangladesh 5,800 ☀︎
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,518,000 ☀︎
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 262,000 ☀︎
 Khandait Bangladesh 3,000 ☀︎
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 36,000
 Kori Bangladesh 13,000
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 8,200
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 129,000
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 250,000 ☀︎
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 72,000 ☀︎
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,700 ☀︎
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 195,000 ☀︎
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 45,000 ☀︎
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 39,000 ☀︎
 Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,500 ☀︎
 Magar Bangladesh 2,500 ☀︎
 Mahishya Bangladesh 752,000
 Mahli Bangladesh 43,000
 Majhwar Bangladesh 19,000 ☀︎
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 23,000 ☀︎
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,300 ☀︎
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 ☀︎
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 ☀︎
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 ☀︎
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 65,000 ☀︎
 Malto Bangladesh 36,000
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 122,000 ☀︎
Masalchi Bangladesh 6,000 ☀︎
 Meitei Bangladesh 30,000
Mir Bangladesh 51,000 ☀︎
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 14,000 ☀︎
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 242,000 ☀︎
 Munda Bangladesh 55,000
Murasing Bangladesh 2,200 ☀︎
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 ☀︎
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 ☀︎
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 30,000 ☀︎
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,800 ☀︎
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 650,000
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,189,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,600 ☀︎
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 85,000 ☀︎
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 111,000
 Paliya Bangladesh 105,000 ☀︎
 Pan Bangladesh 4,400 ☀︎
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,800 ☀︎
 Patial Bangladesh 8,400 ☀︎
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,900 ☀︎
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 ☀︎
 Pinjara Bangladesh 54,000 ☀︎
 Pnar Bangladesh 20,000
 Pod Bangladesh 31,000 ☀︎
 Qassab Bangladesh 33,000 ☀︎
 Qazi Bangladesh 28,000 ☀︎
 Rai Bangladesh 1,200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,619,000
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,800 ☀︎
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 29,000 ☀︎
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 10,000 ☀︎
 Raute Bangladesh 1,600 ☀︎
 Rautia Bangladesh 1,200 ☀︎
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 100,000 ☀︎
Sankara Bangladesh 12,000 ☀︎
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 214,000
 Saora Bangladesh 2,600
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 91,000 ☀︎
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,100 ☀︎
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 364,000 ☀︎
 Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 255,000 ☀︎
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 192,000 ☀︎
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 ☀︎
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 199,000 ☀︎
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 133,000 ☀︎
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 114,000 ☀︎
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 159,000 ☀︎
 Tili Bangladesh 76,000 ☀︎
 Tipera Bangladesh 150,000
 Tiyar Bangladesh 54,000 ☀︎
 Turaiha Bangladesh 3,000 ☀︎
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 29,000 ☀︎
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 84,000 ☀︎
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 113,000 ☀︎
  Totals:  150     143

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

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