10,325,000 in Bangladesh, all users. L1 users: 10,000,000 (2007 SIL). L2 users: 325,000 (2015 SIL). Total users in all countries: 15,325,000 (as L1: 15,000,000; as L2: 325,000).
Rajshahi division: Joypurhat area; Rangpur division: Dinajpur, Gaibanda, Lalmonihat, Nilphamari, Panchagar, Rangpur, and Thakurgaon districts.
5 (Developing). Used in the market and for commerce, media, and travel by nearly all minority language speakers in the greater Rangpur-Dinajpur area. Rangpuri has reportedly been spoken in the area for centuries.
Bengali (Bangla) script [Beng].