Country:

Bangladesh

State: Rajshahi
District: All

Number of People Groups

205

Unreached People Groups

199

Total Population

20,740,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

6.6 %

Muslim

92.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 4,500 Bengali - 4,500 - - - -
 Aguri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Ansari 5,700 Bengali - 5,700 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Bania Bais 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 7,400 Bengali 7,400 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Barman 29,000 Bengali 25,000 100 - 300 - 2,800
 Bauri 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 4,000 Bengali - 4,000 - - - -
Beg 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Behara 1,500 Bengali - 1,500 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Besya (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
 Bhar 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Bengali 6,100 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 3,500 Sylheti 3,500 - - - - -
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 69,000 Urdu - 69,000 - - - -
 Bind 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Biswas (Muslim traditions) 4,500 Bengali - 4,500 - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Utkal 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Bengali 33,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 40 Burmese - - 40 - - -
 Chain 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
 Chakma 500 Chakma 20 - 100 300 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - 400 - -
Chasadhobi 7,300 Bengali 7,300 - - - - -
 Christian 52,000 Bengali - - - 52,000 - -
Dai (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Bengali - 2,400 - - - -
 Dalu 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 4,800 Bengali - 4,800 - - - -
 Dhanuk 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Bengali 5,600 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 13,000 Bengali - 13,000 - - - -
Doai 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Chittagonian 1,200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Faqir 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Ganak 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 500 Garo - - - 500 - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Ghazi 8,600 Bengali - 8,600 - - - -
Ghulam 300 Chittagonian - 300 - - - -
 Gonrhi 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Gorait 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Gosain 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Hadi 7,100 Bengali 7,100 - - - - -
 Hajam 61,000 Bengali - 61,000 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Bengali - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 31,000 Bengali 31,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Jola 628,000 Bengali - 628,000 - - - -
Jotdar 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 6,000 Dimasa 6,000 - - - - -
Kadar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Kaghazi 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Bengali 7,600 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 18,000 Bengali - 18,000 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Kandu 4,600 Bengali 4,600 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kapali 9,700 Bengali 9,700 - - - - -
Karadar 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
Karenga 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Bengali 47,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 8,000 Bengali 8,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khandait 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kharia 100 Sylheti 100 - - - - -
 Kharwar 300 Sylheti 300 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 70 War-Jaintia - - - 70 - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Koch 5,600 - - 20 - 20
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Kol 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Konai 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
 Kori 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Bengali - 2,900 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Magar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Mahanta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahishya 137,000 Bengali 134,000 - - 2,400 - -
 Mahli 1,500 Mahali 1,500 - - 20 - 40
 Majhwar 1,400 Bengali 1,300 20 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 90 Bengali - 90 - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Sylheti 4,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 12,000 Bengali - 12,000 - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 8,500 Bengali - 8,500 - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
Malto 19,000 Bengali 18,000 50 - 700 - 30
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Bengali - 2,200 - - - -
Masalchi 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Matia 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
 Mech 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Mir 25,000 Bengali - 25,000 - - - -
Mirzakhani 7,200 Bengali - 7,200 - - - -
Mishri 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 5,200 Bengali - 5,200 - - - -
 Moghal 5,600 Bengali - 5,600 - - - -
 Munda 19,000 Mundari 7,100 40 20 1,000 - 10,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Nai Nabasakh 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 91,000 Bengali 89,000 - - 1,400 - -
 Namassej Chandel 66,000 Bengali 65,000 - - 1,100 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 65,000 Kurux 15,000 100 90 9,700 - 40,000
 Pan 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 29,000 Bengali - 29,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Patial 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Sylheti 4,600 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Persian 100 Dari - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 6,800 Bengali - 6,800 - - - -
 Pod 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Pundari 7,300 Bengali 7,300 - - - - -
 Qassab 4,500 Bengali - 4,500 - - - -
 Qazi 5,000 Bengali - 5,000 - - - -
 Rai 30 Bengali - - - - - 30
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Bengali 95,000 - - 2,200 - 3,900
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 4,600 Bengali - 4,600 - - - -
 Rajbhar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 4,300 Bengali - 4,300 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 70 Bengali - - - - 70 -
 Rajwar 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Bengali - 22,000 - - - -
 Sahariya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Sankara 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 72,000 Bengali 41,000 2,300 20 6,200 - 23,000
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 7,200 Bengali - 7,200 - - - -
 Sayyid 267,000 Bengali - 267,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 17,923,000 Bengali - 17,923,000 - - - -
Shanan 3,500 Bengali - 3,500 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Bengali - 1,500 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 131,000 Bengali 131,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 40,000 Bengali 40,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Tamang 300 Tamang, Eastern 100 - 200 - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 8,100 Bengali - 8,100 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Bengali 9,800 - - - - -
 Tarafdar 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Bengali 4,600 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Tili 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 5,400 Bengali 5,400 - - - - -
 Turaiha 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  205 20,740,000   199 1,378,000 19,202,000 500 78,000 300 80,000


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