Language:  Sylheti

Estimated Global Speakers

13,980,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

30

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(30 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Asur Bangladesh 1,900
 Baiga Bangladesh 5,200
 Bengali, Sylhetti United Kingdom 122,000
 Bhumij Bangladesh 35,000
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,700
Birhor Bangladesh 1,300
 Birjia Bangladesh 600
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 14,000
 Chero Bangladesh 9,100
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,600
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 62,000
Gandpal Bangladesh 2,200
 Ho Bangladesh 96,000
Karmali Bangladesh 5,300
Khadala Bangladesh 4,400
 Kharia Bangladesh 23,000
 Kharwar Bangladesh 19,000
 Kisan Bangladesh 7,100
 Korku Bangladesh 6,200
 Korwa Bangladesh 4,100
Kusiari Bangladesh 7,300
Lohait Kuri Bangladesh 2,000
Lohara Bangladesh 30,000
Mahara Bangladesh 16,000
Maimal Bangladesh 151,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 177,000
Parhaiya Bangladesh 6,400
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 141,000
Sauria Paharia Bangladesh 8,200
 Sylhet (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 12,224,000
  Totals:  30     30
Secondary Language
(151 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Abdul Bangladesh 43,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 85,000
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 3,100
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 130,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 194,000
 Bania unspecified Bangladesh 19,000
 Bauri Bangladesh 15,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 7,100
Bedia (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 51,000
 Behara Bangladesh 82,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 13,000
 Bengali Muslim Moghal Bangladesh 45,000
Bengali Muslim Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 24,000
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 141,000
 Bengali Muslim Sayyid Bangladesh 1,825,000
 Bengali Muslim Shaikh Bangladesh 132,871,000
 Bhuinmali Bangladesh 98,000
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 946,000
 Brahmin Ganak India 70,000
 Brahmin Gaur Bangladesh 28,000
 Brahmin Joshi Bangladesh 2,400
 Brahmin Kanaujia Bangladesh 6,100
 Brahmin Radhi Bangladesh 51,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Bangladesh 3,100
 Brahmin Saraswat Bangladesh 6,400
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 244,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Brahmin Utkal Bangladesh 4,000
Brahmin Vaidik Bangladesh 5,000
 Brahmin Varendra Bangladesh 20,000
 Chakma Bangladesh 528,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 77,000
 Christian Bangladesh 301,000
Dai (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 85,000
 Dalu Bangladesh 11,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 34,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 153,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 39,000
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 3,200
Dulia Bangladesh 9,700
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 8,700
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,300
 Faqir Bangladesh 5,400
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 4,000
Gain Bangladesh 6,600
Ganak Bangladesh 13,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bangladesh 97,000
Ghazi Bangladesh 100,000
Ghulam Bangladesh 7,400
 Gond Bangladesh 11,000
 Gonrhi Bangladesh 6,500
 Gorait Bangladesh 900
 Hadi Bangladesh 82,000
 Hajam Bangladesh 563,000
 Hajang Bangladesh 18,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 64,000
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 28,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Bangladesh 3,000
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 219,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 632,000
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,200
 Jola Bangladesh 1,357,000
Kaghazi Bangladesh 4,200
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 77,000
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 250,000
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 251,000
 Kalu Bangladesh 127,000
 Kapali Bangladesh 169,000
Karadar Bangladesh 5,700
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,488,000
 Kayastha Karan Bangladesh 256,000
 Khandait Bangladesh 2,900
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 35,000
 Kori Bangladesh 12,000
 Kui, Kuvi Khond Bangladesh 8,100
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 126,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 244,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 70,000
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 7,600
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 191,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 44,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 39,000
 Madari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,300
 Magar Bangladesh 2,400
 Mahishya Bangladesh 737,000
 Mahli Bangladesh 42,000
 Majhwar Bangladesh 18,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 23,000
Mal (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,100
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 17,000
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 16,000
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 19,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 64,000
Malto Bangladesh 36,000
Mandala (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 119,000
Masalchi Bangladesh 5,900
 Meitei Bangladesh 30,000
Mir Bangladesh 50,000
Mirzakhani Bangladesh 14,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 237,000
 Munda Bangladesh 54,000
Murasing Bangladesh 2,200
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 18,000
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 18,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 29,000
Nai Nabasakh Bangladesh 6,700
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 637,000
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,146,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 15,000
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 5,500
Nikari (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 83,000
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 109,000
 Paliya Bangladesh 103,000
 Pan Bangladesh 4,300
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 2,800
 Patial Bangladesh 8,300
Patni (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,700
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 14,000
 Pinjara Bangladesh 52,000
 Pnar Bangladesh 19,000
 Pod Bangladesh 30,000
 Qassab Bangladesh 32,000
 Qazi Bangladesh 27,000
 Rai Bangladesh 1,200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,585,000
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 9,700
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 28,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 10,000
 Raute Bangladesh 1,600
 Rautia Bangladesh 1,200
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 98,000
Sankara Bangladesh 12,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 210,000
 Saora Bangladesh 2,600
Sardar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 89,000
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 8,900
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 356,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik Bangladesh 250,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 188,000
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 15,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 195,000
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 130,000
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 112,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 156,000
 Tili Bangladesh 75,000
 Tipera Bangladesh 147,000
 Tiyar Bangladesh 53,000
 Turaiha Bangladesh 2,900
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 28,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 82,000
 Yadav Sadgope Bangladesh 111,000
  Totals:  151     144

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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