Language:  Sylheti

Estimated Global Speakers

10,465,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

27

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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 3,100 576,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 1
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 123,000 123,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.04 % 2
 Bhumij Bangladesh 30,000 1,154,000 Hinduism 3.06 % 1
 Binjhia Bangladesh 5,700 185,000 Hinduism 7.55 % -
Birhor Bangladesh 700 22,000 Hinduism 9.02 % -
 Birjia Bangladesh 300 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero Bangladesh 4,600 164,000 Hinduism 1.73 % 1
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 4,800 123,000 Hinduism 3.52 % 1
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 54,000 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandpal Bangladesh 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho Bangladesh 68,000 1,144,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Karmali Bangladesh 3,000 133,000 Hinduism 10.97 % -
Khadala Bangladesh 2,400 118,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kharia Bangladesh 11,000 769,000 Hinduism 6.22 % -
 Kharwar Bangladesh 9,300 578,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Kisan Bangladesh 3,900 1,636,000 Hinduism 4.03 % 1
 Korku Bangladesh 2,400 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Korwa Bangladesh 2,500 453,000 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
Maimal Bangladesh 137,000 139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Parhaiya Bangladesh 3,100 34,000 Hinduism 8.97 % -
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 5,000 58,000 Hinduism 9.55 % -
 Sylhet Muslim Bangladesh 10,875,000 10,875,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 218
  Totals:  27           20     240
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul Bangladesh 30,000 66,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Anglo Indian Bangladesh 17,000 153,000 Christianity 73.65 % -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 89,000 2,990,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,700 185,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 132,000 415,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 216,000 3,999,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Bangladesh 51,000 29,571,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bauri Bangladesh 10,000 1,992,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 4,900 584,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bedia (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 43,000 50,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Behara Bangladesh 72,000 76,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 9,200 1,917,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar Bangladesh 5,300 2,005,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 111,000 271,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 2
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 933,000 933,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Brahmin Bangladesh 578,000 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin India 59,134,000 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1183
 Brahmin Ganak India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 25,000 3,107,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,100 380,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,700 4,316,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 54,000 1,637,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 2,800 490,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 5,700 612,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,200 186,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 6,900 196,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 29,000 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 513,000 760,000 Buddhism 12.96 % -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 88,000 48,174,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 139,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 51,000 64,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dalu Bangladesh 3,300 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 1,397,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 194,000 12,319,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 24,000 2,045,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 1,300 191,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dulia Bangladesh 8,700 392,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000 5,841,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Faqir Bangladesh 4,900 112,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 2,800 6,619,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gain Bangladesh 6,000 6,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ganak Bangladesh 5,800 5,800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bangladesh 92,000 1,193,000 Christianity 98.78 % -
Ghazi Bangladesh 65,000 67,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ghulam Bangladesh 4,700 26,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond Bangladesh 6,100 14,362,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 5,500 821,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gorait Bangladesh 600 11,000 Hinduism 5.66 % -
 Hadi Bangladesh 58,000 1,043,000 Hinduism 0.64 % 1
 Hajam Bangladesh 409,000 4,305,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 82,000 1,569,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 19,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 9,459,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 250,000 658,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 607,000 3,801,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 12
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 6,200 116,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jola Bangladesh 1,287,000 1,287,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 26
Kaghazi Bangladesh 2,900 2,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 86,000 8,301,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kaibartta Bangladesh 478,000 2,325,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 283,000 737,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kalu Bangladesh 90,000 349,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kapali Bangladesh 206,000 506,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Karadar Bangladesh 2,600 2,600 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,879,000 9,732,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 38
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 212,000 746,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Khandait Bangladesh 2,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000 88,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 1
 Kori Bangladesh 12,000 2,613,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 1
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 5,300 1,855,000 Hinduism 8.82 % -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 7,300 176,000 Christianity 51.63 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 272,000 16,185,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 73,000 19,315,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,900 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 198,000 9,857,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 27,000 2,436,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 37,000 3,289,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 4,900 106,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar Bangladesh 1,600 2,187,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya Bangladesh 745,000 10,677,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 15
 Mahli Bangladesh 32,000 441,000 Hinduism 1.38 % 1
 Majhwar Bangladesh 16,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 25,000 1,795,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,100 22,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 136,000 10,212,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 16,000 3,452,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000 459,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 12,000 30,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 43,000 620,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto Bangladesh 32,000 222,000 Hinduism 3.85 % 1
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 110,000 113,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Masalchi Bangladesh 2,900 2,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meitei Bangladesh 20,000 1,474,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Mir Bangladesh 29,000 78,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 8,500 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 276,000 2,244,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Moghal Bangladesh 43,000 2,900,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda Bangladesh 51,000 3,748,000 Ethnic Religions 4.12 % 1
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 14,000 14,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 34,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,900 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,311,000 8,013,000 Hinduism 0.56 % 66
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,826,000 4,272,000 Hinduism 0.59 % 57
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000 515,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,700 165,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 62,000 124,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 106,000 4,641,000 Ethnic Religions 15.89 % -
 Paliya Bangladesh 70,000 192,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan Bangladesh 3,800 1,365,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 24,000 130,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 163,000 11,695,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 900 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial Bangladesh 8,800 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 120,000 347,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 6,600 6,600 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,500 16,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara Bangladesh 32,000 3,518,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar Bangladesh 18,000 282,000 Christianity 73.51 % -
 Qassab Bangladesh 18,000 2,045,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Bangladesh 16,000 755,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Bangladesh 1,000 733,000 Other / Small 4.44 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,574,000 6,647,000 Hinduism 0.52 % 31
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,800 9,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar Bangladesh 2,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 31,000 45,785,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 17,352,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,300 376,000 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 62,000 1,067,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara Bangladesh 14,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 204,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 7.85 % -
 Saora Bangladesh 1,200 987,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 1
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 55,000 68,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Bangladesh 1,196,000 14,530,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Shaikh Bangladesh 125,776,000 223,464,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2516
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,600 53,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 669,000 1,573,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
 Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 311,000 586,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 217,000 638,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,600 43,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 235,000 2,188,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 99,000 249,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 100,000 5,063,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 150,000 19,359,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Tili Bangladesh 88,000 1,158,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tipera Bangladesh 142,000 829,000 Hinduism 7.95 % -
 Tiyar Bangladesh 61,000 555,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,300 366,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 19,000 371,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 10,000 7,056,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 227,000 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 140,000 2,746,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
  Totals:  156           145     4,230

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

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