Bangladesh

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Buddhists |

Buddhists

Profile Bangladesh’s Buddhists, who represent less than 1 per cent of the national population, are mostly concentrated in the Chittagong…

Bangladesh Christians |

Christians

Profile Christians make up 0.3 per cent of Bangladesh’s population, according to official data, concentrated primarily in Barisal, Khulna and…

Bahá’í Bangladesh |

Bahá’í

Profile As information on their community is relatively scarce, the exact number of Bangladesh’s Bahá’í community is unknown, though some…

Bangladesh Shi'a |

Shi’a

Profile Though their exact numbers are unknown, Shi’a make up a sizeable minority of Bangladesh’s Muslim population alongside the Sunni…

Ahmadis Bangladesh |

Ahmadis

Profile Bangladesh’s Ahmadiyya originated in the early twentieth century and today there are an estimated 100,000 followers in the country.…

Bangladesh Hindus |

Hindus

Profile The Hindu population of Bangladesh suffered considerable as a consequence of political events since 1947. They were particularly targeted…

Adivasis Bangladesh |

Adivasis

Profile The term Adivasis is not confined to any particular geographical or political boundaries but is generally used in the…

Bangladesh Biharis |

Biharis

Profile The term ‘Biharis’ refers to the approximately 300,000 non-Bengali citizens of the former East Pakistan who remain stranded in…