Language:  Sylheti

Estimated Global Speakers

8,636,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

26

Scripture Status

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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 1,200 33,000 Hinduism 9.26 % -
 Baiga Bangladesh 3,100 577,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 123,000 123,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 29,000 1,156,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 5,700 185,000 Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor Bangladesh 700 22,000 Hinduism 9.02 % -
 Birjia Bangladesh 300 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero Bangladesh 4,500 165,000 Hinduism 1.73 % 1
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 4,800 123,000 Hinduism 3.52 % 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 52,000 58,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandpal Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho Bangladesh 68,000 1,149,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Karmali Bangladesh 3,000 133,000 Hinduism 10.97 % -
Khadala Bangladesh 2,300 118,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia Bangladesh 11,000 772,000 Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar Bangladesh 9,300 580,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 3,900 1,642,000 Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 2,400 1,047,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 2,500 455,000 Hinduism 4.59 % 1
Kusiari Bangladesh 3,900 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohara Bangladesh 18,000 285,000 Hinduism 1.95 % 1
Mahara Bangladesh 8,700 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 114,000 4,651,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Parhaiya Bangladesh 3,100 34,000 Hinduism 8.97 % -
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 4,900 58,000 Hinduism 9.55 % -
  Totals:  26           18     19
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul Bangladesh 28,000 64,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Anglo Bangladesh 17,000 153,000 Christianity 74.14 % -
 Ansari Bangladesh 1,253,000 16,713,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 25
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 80,000 2,987,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 2
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,300 185,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 130,000 414,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 213,000 3,991,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Bangladesh 50,000 29,622,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 10,000 2,001,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 596,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Behara Bangladesh 57,000 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,900 1,923,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar Bangladesh 5,100 2,010,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 110,000 270,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 2
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 930,000 930,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Brahmin Bangladesh 595,000 63,349,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin India 59,358,000 63,349,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1187
 Brahmin Ganak India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 24,000 3,101,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,100 377,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,700 4,306,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 52,000 1,641,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 2,700 491,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 5,800 611,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,100 186,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 6,900 197,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 28,000 286,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 88,000 48,322,000 Hinduism 1.60 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 128,000 1,583,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 49,000 62,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dalu Bangladesh 2,300 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 1,445,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 192,000 12,341,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 21,000 2,171,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom Bangladesh 1,000 193,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 7,400 391,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 5,857,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 600 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,200 119,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,600 6,645,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain Bangladesh 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak Bangladesh 5,000 5,300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo Bangladesh 129,000 1,235,000 Christianity 51.39 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 63,000 65,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam Bangladesh 4,400 29,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 6,100 14,391,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 5,400 824,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 600 11,000 Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Hadi Bangladesh 57,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 1
 Hajam Bangladesh 389,000 4,611,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 78,000 1,571,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Hazra (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 800 800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 19,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 9,497,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 246,000 656,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 602,000 3,808,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,000 116,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kaghazi Bangladesh 2,300 2,300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 85,000 8,332,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kaibartta Bangladesh 465,000 2,318,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 280,000 736,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kalu Bangladesh 77,000 337,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 207,000 508,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Karadar Bangladesh 2,400 2,400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,849,000 9,731,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 185,000 718,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Khandait Bangladesh 1,700 1,742,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khasi Bangladesh 85,000 1,618,000 Christianity 84.33 % -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 118,000 171,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 2
 Kori Bangladesh 11,000 2,623,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 5,200 1,855,000 Hinduism 8.93 % -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 7,300 177,000 Christianity 51.63 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 267,000 16,097,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 72,000 19,362,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,500 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 192,000 9,831,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 24,000 2,755,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000 3,297,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,600 117,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 1,600 2,188,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 702,000 10,664,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 14
 Mahli Bangladesh 31,000 441,000 Hinduism 4.57 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 16,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 24,000 1,800,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,100 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 134,000 10,145,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 3,460,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 17,000 418,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 11,000 30,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 39,000 621,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto Bangladesh 36,000 226,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 106,000 109,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Masalchi Bangladesh 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,481,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Mir Bangladesh 28,000 77,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 7,500 20,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 282,000 2,244,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Moghal Bangladesh 42,000 3,141,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 142,000 3,848,000 Hinduism 10.62 % -
Murasing Bangladesh 1,500 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 168,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 13,000 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 38,000 12,121,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 7,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,305,000 8,024,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 66
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,946,000 4,397,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 59
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 517,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,500 170,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 55,000 117,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paliya Bangladesh 70,000 192,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan Bangladesh 3,800 1,369,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 169,000 11,749,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 700 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial Bangladesh 8,800 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 117,000 345,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 6,000 6,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,100 15,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara Bangladesh 30,000 3,552,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 5,400 7,900 Christianity 67.29 % -
 Qassab Bangladesh 15,000 2,205,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 14,000 756,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,000 732,000 Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,558,000 6,646,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,800 8,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar Bangladesh 2,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 30,000 45,830,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 19,961,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,100 389,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute Bangladesh 1,300 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rautia Bangladesh 600 117,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 60,000 1,077,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara Bangladesh 14,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 641,000 8,362,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 1,200 991,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 53,000 66,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Bangladesh 1,197,000 17,376,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Shaikh Bangladesh 136,551,000 237,583,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2731
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,000 54,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 642,000 1,537,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 304,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 212,000 635,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,100 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 234,000 2,186,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 97,000 248,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 96,000 5,072,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 147,000 19,378,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 85,000 1,159,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipera, Kok Borok Bangladesh 125,000 760,000 Hinduism 8.00 % -
 Tiyar Bangladesh 61,000 557,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,200 367,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 370,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 10,000 7,176,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 222,000 60,161,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 137,000 2,755,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  155           144     4,446

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

Dialects

Dialect Alternate Names

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1993
New Testament 2014
Complete Bible None Reported

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Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sylheti
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