Country:

Bangladesh

Province / State: Dhaka
District: All

Number of People Groups

232

Unreached People Groups

224

Total Population

55,242,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

8.1 %

Muslim

91.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 14,000 Bengali - 14,000 - - - -
 Aguri 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 2,200 Bengali - 2,200 - - - -
Anglo Indian 2,000 Bengali 200 100 - 1,600 - 100
 Ansari 6,200 Bengali - 6,200 - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 3,300 Bengali - 3,300 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i 6,900 Bengali - - - - - 6,900
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - 90 - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Bania Bais 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
 Barman 23,000 Bengali 21,000 100 - 200 - 1,700
Barua 300 Chittagonian 300 - - - - -
 Bauri 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 7,100 Bengali - 7,100 - - - -
Beg 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Behara 6,700 Bengali - 6,700 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Bengali 4,500 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 14,000 Bengali - 14,000 - - - -
Bengali Muslim Pashtun Khan 16,000 Bengali - 16,000 - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun, Pathan 53,000 Bengali - 53,000 - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Sayyid 526,000 Bengali - 526,000 - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Shaikh 46,700,000 Bengali - 46,700,000 - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Shaikh Siddiqi 8,000 Bengali - 8,000 - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Besya (Muslim traditions) 5,800 Bengali - 5,800 - - - -
 Bhar 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - 30 - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Bhumij 1,100 Sylheti 1,100 - - - - -
 Bihari (Muslim traditions) 377,000 Urdu - 377,000 - - - -
 Bind 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
Biswas (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Biswas (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Brahmin Acharaj 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Barna 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhat 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 5,000 Bengali 5,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 106,000 Bengali 106,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Utkal 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Bengali 8,200 - - - - -
 Burmese 11,000 Burmese - - 11,000 - - -
 Chain 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Chakma 8,100 Chakma 400 - 6,700 1,100 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Bengali 26,000 - - 500 - -
 Chik Baraik 60 Sylheti 60 - - - - -
 Christian 99,000 Bengali - - - 99,000 - -
Dai (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 58,000 Bengali - 58,000 - - - -
 Dalu 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 7,700 Bengali - 7,700 - - - -
 Dhanuk 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Bengali 43,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,100 Bengali - 6,100 - - - -
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 5,600 Sylheti - 5,600 - - - -
Doai 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Chittagonian 2,600 - - - - -
Dulia 5,400 Bengali 5,400 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Bengali 4,500 - - - - -
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Faqir 2,300 Bengali - 2,300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
Ganak 4,000 Bengali - 4,000 - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 88,000 Garo 300 500 - 87,000 - 300
Ghazi 36,000 Bengali - 36,000 - - - -
Ghulam 1,000 Chittagonian - 1,000 - - - -
 Gonrhi 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Gosain 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 20 Gurung 20 - - - - -
 Hadi 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 179,000 Bengali - 179,000 - - - -
 Hajang 13,000 Hajong 13,000 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 2,800 Chinese, Mandarin - - 1,700 - - 900
Jaraj (Muslim traditions) 28,000 Bengali - 28,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 Bengali - - - - 900 -
 Jhalo Malo 91,000 Bengali 90,000 - - 70 - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 78,000 Bengali 78,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Bengali - 1,300 - - - -
 Jola 403,000 Bengali - 403,000 - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 2,600 Dimasa 2,500 - - 20 - -
Kadar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Kaghazi 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 7,000 Bengali - 7,000 - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 67,000 Bengali 67,000 - - 30 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 111,000 Bengali 111,000 - - 100 - -
 Kalu 70,000 Bengali - 70,000 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kandu 4,800 Bengali 4,800 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kapali 66,000 Bengali 66,000 - - - - -
Karadar 4,100 Bengali - 4,100 - - - -
Karenga 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Kawar 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 424,000 Bengali 423,000 - - 700 - -
 Kayastha Karan 61,000 Bengali 61,000 - - 100 - -
 Khairwar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Khandait 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kharia 100 Sylheti 100 - - - - -
 Kharwar 500 Sylheti 500 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 4,600 War-Jaintia - - - 4,600 - 40
 Kisan 200 Sylheti 200 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Koch 23,000 - - 200 - 200
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Kol 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kori 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kuli 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Bengali 75,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
Lohait Kuri 300 Sylheti 300 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Bengali 52,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 8,900 Bengali - 8,900 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Bengali - 3,000 - - - -
 Magar 800 Bengali 700 - 80 - - -
 Mahanta 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mahishya 162,000 Bengali 161,000 - - 1,300 - -
 Mahli 200 Mahali 200 - - - - -
 Majhwar 13,000 Bengali 11,000 2,600 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 4,700 Bengali - 4,700 - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Sylheti 33,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Bengali 9,100 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 6,500 Bengali - 6,500 - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 19,000 Bengali - 19,000 - - - -
Mandala (Muslim traditions) 9,200 Bengali - 9,200 - - - -
 Marma 1,700 Marma - - 1,600 90 - -
Masalchi 4,100 Bengali - 4,100 - - - -
 Matia 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
Mir 16,000 Bengali - 16,000 - - - -
Mishri 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Bengali 51,000 - - - - -
 Mru 1,700 Mru - - 1,600 70 - -
 Munda 2,600 Mundari 1,200 - - 90 - 1,300
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Bengali 6,100 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 7,900 Bengali - 7,900 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
Nai Nabasakh 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
Nalband 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
Naliya (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Bengali - 1,900 - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 953,000 Bengali 946,000 - - 6,000 - -
 Namassej Chandel 771,000 Bengali 765,000 - - 5,100 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Newah 900 Nepali 800 - - 40 - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 26,000 Bengali - 26,000 - - - -
 Oraon, Kurux 2,800 Kurux 1,100 - - 400 - 1,300
 Paliya 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Pan 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Parsee 600 Gujarati - - - - - 600
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Patial 7,100 Bengali 7,100 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Sylheti 16,000 - - - - -
Patni (Muslim traditions) 3,400 Bengali - 3,400 - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Bengali - 2,200 - - - -
 Persian 300 Dari - 300 - - - -
 Pinjara 17,000 Bengali - 17,000 - - - -
 Pod 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Pundari 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Qassab 14,000 Bengali - 14,000 - - - -
 Qazi 4,100 Bengali - 4,100 - - - -
 Rai 600 Bengali 200 - - 40 - 300
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 127,000 Bengali 125,000 - - 200 - 2,400
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Rajbhar 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Bengali 7,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 4,400 Bengali - 4,400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Bengali - - - - 300 -
 Rajwar 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Bengali - 2,300 - - - -
 Raute 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Rautia 300 Sadri, Oraon 300 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 27,000 Bengali - 27,000 - - - -
 Sahariya 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Sankara 6,200 Bengali 6,200 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 22,000 Bengali 17,000 600 - 1,600 - 3,200
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 34,000 Bengali - 34,000 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 700 Sindhi - 700 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 209,000 Bengali 209,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 79,000 Bengali 79,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 66,000 Bengali 66,000 - - - - -
Sutradhar (Muslim traditions) 4,500 Bengali - 4,500 - - - -
 Sylhet (Muslim traditions) 1,701,000 Sylheti - 1,701,000 - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 82,000 Bengali 82,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 14,000 Bengali - 14,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Bengali 39,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Bengali 55,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Tili 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Tipera 1,100 Kok Borok 1,000 - - 40 - -
 Tiyar 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Turaiha 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Bengali 68,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  232 55,242,000   224 4,477,000 50,510,000 22,000 210,000 1,200 19,000