• PEOPLE NAME: BENGALI SUNNI MUSLIMS (BANGLA) OF BANGLADESH

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PEID: 1156

ROP: 111658

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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: Islam

Country: Bangladesh

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Population: 86,240,000

Global Population: 86,240,000


PEID: 1156

ROP: 111658

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bengali Sunni Muslims (Bangla) of Bangladesh, numbering 86,240,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bengali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bangladesh. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Bengali Sunni Muslims (Bangla) is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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