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PEID: 1155

ROP: 111656

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bengali

Language: Bengali - (ben)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Folk Hinduism

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: France; India; Nepal

Population: 14,920,000

Global Population: 15,263,500

PEID: 1155

ROP: 111656

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity

Overview: The Hindu Bengali of Bangladesh, numbering 14,920,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bengali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 15,263,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Hindu Bengali is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.

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